WorldCat Identities

Prater, John

Overview
Works: 151 works in 517 publications in 10 languages and 12,982 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Picture books  Nursery rhymes  Counting-out rhymes  Board books  Sound books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.P8867, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Prater
Once upon a time by John Prater( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters
Again! by John Prater( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once is never enough when Baby Bear plays games with his grandfather, Grandbear. They build a block tower and Baby Bear knocks it over, then says "Again!" Baby Bear calls out the same word when they make sandbox shapes with their pail, when they water the garden, and when Grandbear reads Baby a story. Before long, Grandbear is tired, so they settle down in the hammock for a nap. Grades P-2
Once upon a picnic by John Prater( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things going on around them
Is it Christmas? by John Prater( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandfather and Baby Bear spend two days getting ready for Christmas
Baby Bear's Christmas kiss by John Prater( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The warmth and joy of Christmas is displayed as Baby Bear runs out and gets a special gift for Grandbear to put under the tree
Number one, tickle your tum by John Prater( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bears count to ten using rhyming words
Hold tight! by John Prater( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he has fun pretending that a laundry basket is a boat and an empty box is an airplane or a train, Baby Bear discovers that the best rides are the ones given by Grandbear
The greatest show on earth by John Prater( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Harry feels useless because he lacks the talents that other family members have as circus performers
Oh where, oh where? by John Prater( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oh where, oh where, is that dear little bear? He's playing hide and seek and there's no sign of him--except for a few telltale clues
"No!" said Joe by John Prater( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe refuses to get ready for a shopping trip, despite threats that he might be turned over to a giant, witch, and other scary creatures
On top of the world by John Prater( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a warm night in a moonlit playground, four toy animals climb and climb to the top of the world and then have the fun of coming down again
Tim and the blanket thief by John Prater( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shy boy who is dependent on his blanket awakes one night to find it gone, he pursues the wicked thief to his lair, where he frees many other blankets, teddies, and toys and becomes a hero
The bear went over the mountain by John Prater( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby bear has an adventure and lots of fun
The gift by John Prater( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Finnish and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children fly over their town, travel to the bottom of the ocean, and explore a jungle in the cardboard box that had wrapped a gift
A letter to grandma by Paul Rogers( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and French and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange things have happened while Lucy is asleep, and when she wakes up she finds that the house and garden have become an island; so she decides to send Granny a message in a bottle to explain her change of address. Suggested level: junior
Walking around the garden by John Prater( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tickling in the garden, climbing up the stairs--no wonder this tired little bear is ready for a goodnight story and a kiss before bed
The big Baby Bear book by John Prater( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic and original nursery rhymes features the antics of Baby Bear, his grandfather, and his animal friends
On Friday something funny happened by John Prater( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children create mischief on every day of the week except Friday, when something funny happens and they are mysteriously well behaved. Suggested level: junior
There's always one! by John Prater( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve young rabbits go to the seaside with their parents
I love my bed by John Prater( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy talks about all the reasons why his bed is his favorite place to be, from it being snuggly and warm to it being an imaginary cave for exploring
 
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Alternative Names
프래터, 존

프레이터, 존

プレイター, ジョン

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Again!Once upon a picnicIs it Christmas?Baby Bear's Christmas kissNumber one, tickle your tumHold tight!The greatest show on earthOh where, oh where?