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Zemke, Deborah

Overview
Works: 82 works in 143 publications in 2 languages and 11,023 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Echo verse  Nature poetry  Literature  Board books  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.Z423, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deborah Zemke
The night before first grade by Natasha Wing( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penny's excitement over the start of first grade turns to sadness when she and her best friend are placed in different classrooms, but they make the best of it--and some new friends--in this poem based on "The Night Before Christmas."
My life in pictures by Deborah Zemke( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When budding artist Bea Garcia's best friend moves to Australia and a loud, rambunctious boy moves into her old house, Bea must learn to make new friends
The deep deep puddle by Mary Jessie Parker( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an overnight rainstorm, a large and deep puddle forms across a city street, and the next day increasing numbers of creatures or things disappear into it, from one shaggy dog to nine robbers
Rainy days & Saturdays by Linda Hetzer( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers over 150 activities for rainy days and other days when there is nothing to do. Many can be done by one person, or the whole neighborhood
The case of the missing carrot cake by Robin Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Rabbit's carrot cake goes missing on Ed's farm, Detectives Wilcox and Griswold do what it takes to track down the thieves
The Secret Chicken Club by George Shannon( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debbie, a dancing cow, is anxious to join Wise Acres farm's Secret Chicken Club
More pocket poems( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an additional collection of poems short enough to be carried in one's pocket, by such authors as Patricia Hubbell, Emily Dickinson, Amy Lowell, Alan Benjamin, Jorge Torres, and Ogden Nash
Families have together by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each family has its own quirks, and this illustrated title captures the funny and not so funny aspects of family life
Slower than a slug by Larry Dane Brimner( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his little sister argue in rhyme over who is faster, in this story told using opposites
This is Thanksgiving by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative verse describes how a family prepares for Thanksgiving dinner and welcomes guests to the holiday feast. On board pages
The curse of Einstein's pencil by Deborah Zemke( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bea Garcia wants to impress her brainy new friend by excelling at the geography contest, but her talents lie elsewhere and she learns that the best way to make friends is by being herself."--
The terrible fight by Sharon St. Germain( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An argument between Molly and her best friend escalates into a terrible fight, involving returned gifts and nasty exchanges, until the loss of friendship becomes too unpleasant to bear
Green boots, blue hair, polka-dot underwear by Deborah Zemke( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read text invites the reader to choose what to wear, from hats in assorted colors to different kinds of sleepwear
Don't feed the babysitter to your boa constrictor : 43 ridiculous rules every kid should know by Deborah Zemke( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses rules that are so ridiculous you will never follow them."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Tale of a scaredy-dog by Deborah Zemke( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bea Garcia loves art, especially when she gets to draw pictures of her dog, Sophie. When Sophie runs away after an encounter with the neighbor's cat, Bea has to find a way to bring her home again"--
The way it happened by Deborah Zemke( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Sarah's fall from her bicycle changes with humorous results as it is relayed from person to person
The shadow of Matilda Hunt by Deborah Zemke( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble follows Matilda Hunt like a shadow until she figures out a way to get rid of it
Cock-a-doodle oops! by Lori Degman( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While the rooster is gone, the pig, cow, sheep, and other farm animals attempt to rouse Farmer McPeeper with "cock-a-doodle SQUEAL," "cock-a-doodle MOO," and "cock-a-doodle BAAAA," with hilarious results"--
Wise Acres by George Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three tales follow the misadventures of the Wise Acres farm animals as they try to help one another find a cow's lost tambourine, send letters to a lonely ram, and comfort a turkey who is worried about getting wrinkles
That's what grandmas are for by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandfather and his grandchildren list all the wonderful things about their relationship that makes it so special. A celebration of the special relationship between grandchildren and their grandfathers! Grades K-3. 2006
 
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Rainy days & SaturdaysThe Secret Chicken ClubMore pocket poemsFamilies have togetherSlower than a slugThis is ThanksgivingGreen boots, blue hair, polka-dot underwearDon't feed the babysitter to your boa constrictor : 43 ridiculous rules every kid should know
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