WorldCat Identities

Beer, Hans de 1957-

Works: 471 works in 1,608 publications in 21 languages and 27,891 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's films  Pictorial works  Animated films  Drama  Film adaptations  Pop-up books  Toy and movable books  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.D353, E
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Most widely held works about Hans de Beer
Most widely held works by Hans de Beer
Little polar bear by Hans de Beer( Book )

246 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 6,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While hunting with his father, Little Polar Bear drifts out to sea and ends up in a jungle where a friendly hippopotamus helps him return home
Little polar bear finds a friend by Hans de Beer( Book )

80 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Little Polar Bear is lonely. Where will he find a friend to play with?"--Page 4 of cover
Meet the Molesons by Burny Bos( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Moleson family exchange birthday presents, have a bike race, go camping, and enjoy other adventures
Ollie the elephant by Burny Bos( Book )

64 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming lost as he searches for a baby brother which he would like to have, Ollie Elephant meets many helpful animals. This three-dimensional edition invites youngsters to actively share all the humorous and affecting ups and downs of Ollie's quest
Little polar bear and the brave little hare by Hans de Beer( Book )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Lars the Little Polar Bear rescues a scared hare from a hole in the ice, the two new friends share an adventurous day, during which each discovers just how much courage he has
The little polar bear by Hans De Beer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a polar bear who meets and befriends a seal named Robby. Then when Lars is stranded on an island, he makes friends with a hippo, an eagle, and a killer whale. Next Lars and his friends plot to crash a ship that has been stealing all the fish out of the sea
Little polar bear and the whales by Hans de Beer( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Polar Bear befriends a pod of beluga whales and Moby, a giant sperm whale. When the whales are threatened by a whaling ship, Lars (the Little Polar Bear) finds a small bay for them to hide--but when spring makes the ice melt, floating ice chunks trap the whales! It's up to Lars to think of an ingenious solution to save his friends and win the day in this charming Arctic story
The big squirrel and the little rhinoceros by Mischa Damjan( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 10 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De kleine dieren in het Woud van de Duizend Schaduwen willen ook wel eens groot en sterk zijn. Prentenboek met platen in zachte aquarel-tinten. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Bernard Bear's amazing adventure by Hans de Beer( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not wanting to hibernate alone, a young bear heads south and meets three grouchy dormice when he gets lost in a snowstorm
Oh no, Ono! by Hans de Beer( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ono the piglet's curiosity involves him in such mishaps as getting trapped in a ball of yarn while playing with a kitten and accidentally running into a sleeping cow while knocking over haystacks
Little polar bear and the reindeer by Hans de Beer( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new adventure featuring Lars, the Little Polar Bear, the short North Pole summer is ending. Lars watches sadly as the geese head south again. Soon after, the reindeer, too, start their winter migration. But this year, man has interfered with their journey. A high fence that goes on for miles has been erected right in their path, and piles of giant pipes litter the landscape. The herd is trapped. If they can't get through, they will perish. Once again, it's Lars to the rescue. Using his brains and the muskoxen's brawn, they are able to break through the barricade and the reindeer can continue on to their winter grazing grounds. Fans of the Little Polar Bear books will delight in this exciting new story with its subtle reminder of man's impact on nature
Leonardo's dream by Hans de Beer( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penguin that longs to fly has his dream come true when he finds an old airplane
Prince Valentino by Burny Bos( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning reader
Little Bobo by Serena Romanelli( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a strange object falls off a truck passing through the jungle, a bored orangutan discovers that he can make wonderful sounds with it and in time his family and the other jungle animals come to appreciate music as well
Fun with the Molesons : stories by Burny Bos( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of moles has adventures doing homework, going swimming, and taking trips to the amusement park and the cinema
Little polar bear and the submarine by Hans de Beer( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is an unusually warm spring and the snow is melting faster than usual. Scientists have come to the North Pole to study the changes. When Lars discovers the submarine, he also discovers two baby polar bears that the scientists have rescued from an ice floe. Lars promises to take the cubs back to their parents. But can he do it?
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.16 for The little ... to 0.40 for Ollie the ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Little polar bear
Alternative Names
Beer, Hans de

Beer, Hans de 1957-

Bia, Hansu do 1957-

Bīr, Hāns dī 1957-

de Beer, Hans

De Beer Hans 1957-....

DeBeer, Hans 1957-

Hans de Beer auteur et illustrateur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Hans de Beer Dutch illustrator and writer

Hans de Beer niederländischer Illustrator

Ганс Де Бир

베르, 한스 데 1957-

베르, 한스 드 1957-

베어, 한스 드 1957-

비어, 한스 드 1957-

デ・ビア, ハンス

ド=ビア, ハンス

ビア, ハンス・デ

ビア, ハンス・ド

德/貝爾, 漢斯 1957-

漢斯‧德‧貝爾 1957-

Little polar bear finds a friendMeet the MolesonsOllie the elephantLittle polar bear and the brave little hareLittle polar bear and the whalesThe big squirrel and the little rhinocerosBernard Bear's amazing adventureOh no, Ono!