WorldCat Identities

Pfister, Marcus

Overview
Works: 1,188 works in 3,597 publications in 17 languages and 84,631 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Christmas stories  Toy and movable books  Choose-your-own stories  Big books  Drama  Children's television programs  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Contributor, Lyricist, Artist, Composer, Editor, Originator, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ73, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcus Pfister
The rainbow fish by Marcus Pfister( Book )

298 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 10,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship
Rainbow fish and the big blue whale by Marcus Pfister( Book )

58 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a big blue whale comes to live near their reef, there is a misunderstanding between him and Rainbow Fish and his friends that leaves everyone very unhappy and hungry
Dazzle the dinosaur by Marcus Pfister( Book )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dazzle the dinosaur helps his friend Maia and her mother reclaim their former home from the nasty Dragonsaurus
Penguin Pete by Marcus Pfister( Book )

71 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pint-sized Pete longs for the day when he is finally big enough to swim with the other penguins. Until that time Penguin Pete has a good time playing on land with friendly birds
The Christmas star by Marcus Pfister( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various people and animals are drawn by a magnificent star to Bethlehem to see the newborn Christ
Penguin Pete's new friends by Marcus Pfister( Book )

42 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pint-sized, Penguin Pete is angry because the big penguins won't let him go fishing with them. When he goes fishing alone, he has his best adventure ever
Rainbow fish and the sea monsters' cave by Marcus Pfister( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to find healing algae for the ailing bumpy-backed fish, Rainbow Fish volunteers to brave the dreaded Sea Monsters' Cave
Milo and the magical stones by Marcus Pfister( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mouse discovers an extraordinary stone that can bring delight or disaster to the world. Halfway through, the book splits into two sections, each offering a different ending
Hopper by Marcus Pfister( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though he doesn't like the cold snow, Hopper, a little hare, enjoys playing with a friend and the adventure of searching for food with his mother
Hopper hunts for spring by Marcus Pfister( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In looking for spring, Hopper meets some new animal friends
The happy hedgehog by Marcus Pfister( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikko the hedgehog is perfectly content living in his garden until Grandfather Tarek suggests that he should accomplish something important in order to be happy like the other animals
Hopper's Easter surprise by Kathrin Siegenthaler( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopper, a young Arctic hare, decides that he wants to be fast and brave like the Easter bunny, but he discovers that it is not as easy as he had thought it would be
Penguin Pete, ahoy! by Marcus Pfister( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin Pete befriends Horatio, a mouse dwelling on a shipwreck, and finds that he has a lot to learn about life on board a ship
Penguin Pete and Pat by Marcus Pfister( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After traveling the seas, it's love at first sight and a happy marriage for Penguin Pete when he meets Pat--the pretty penguin with the blue beak. And when their baby, Tim, is born they rejoice that he's the perfect combination of them both--complete with a green little beak!
Bertie at bedtime by Marcus Pfister( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertie, a young hippopotamus, has trouble going to bed at night
Rainbow Fish discovers the deep sea by Marcus Pfister( Book )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intrepid ocean-dweller ventures into uncharted waters in pursuit of his silver scale which has fallen off. Though his pals warn him against the unknown, he's helped by various denizens of the deep who 'looked different, but ... turned out to be wonderful friends.'
Rainbow Fish finds his way by Marcus Pfister( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rainbow Fish gets lost and separated from his family and friends during an undersea storm, he makes new friends that help him find his way home
Wake up, Santa Claus! by Marcus Pfister( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having overslept on the day he is supposed to deliver his sleighful of presents, Santa finds everything going wrong as he frantically scrambles to get ready for the big job
Hang on, Hopper! by Marcus Pfister( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopper the Arctic hare attempts a shortcut across a river even though he cannot swim
Milo and the mysterious island by Marcus Pfister( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milo and some of the other island mice build a raft and go on an ocean voyage in search of the island of striped mice. Halfway through, the book splits into two sections, offering two possible endings from which the reader can choose
 
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The rainbow fish
Alternative Names
Bfistīr, Markūs 1960-

Fisṭer, Markus

Fister, Markus 1960-

Fisutā, Mākasu 1960-

Marcus Pfister schrijver uit Zwitserland

Marcus Pfister Schweizer Bilderbuchautor und Illustrator

Marcus Pfister schweizisk författare

Marcus Pfister schweizisk skribent

Marcus Pfister sveitsisk skribent

Marcus Pfister Swiss writer

Pfister, .. 1960-

Pfister, M

Pfister, Marcus 1960-...

פיסטר, מרקוס

مركوس بفستير، 1960-

피스터, 마르쿠스

피스터, 마르쿠스 1960-

フィスター, マーカス

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Rainbow fish and the big blue whaleDazzle the dinosaurPenguin PeteThe Christmas starPenguin Pete's new friendsRainbow fish and the sea monsters' caveMilo and the magical stonesHopper