WorldCat Identities

Rayner, Shoo

Overview
Works: 408 works in 980 publications in 6 languages and 20,712 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Riddles  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: PN6371.5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shoo Rayner
Too many babies by Rose Impey( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs Tailless had so many babies (thirty-one) that she was at her wits end, so Mr Tailless agrees to swap jobs with her ... Suggested level: primary
A birthday for Bluebell : the oldest cow in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Welsh and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluebell was so old that she'd been everywhere and done everything, and her friends couldn't decide what to get for a seventy-eight year old cow
Welcome home, Barney : the loneliest bat in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about the loneliest bat in the World! Barney the bat is lonely. His friends try to find him a mate, but with no success. Then Barney thinks of a better way to pick the perfect partner . .
A fortune for Yo-Yo : the richest dog in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mrs Chumley-Lumley leaves Yo-Yo her fortune, Minnie and Minchin want the money for themselves. But they'll have to get rid of Yo-Yo first
Rhode Island Roy : the roughest rooster in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of hens discover that a rooster is not as tough as his reputation says he is
A medal for Poppy : the pluckiest pig in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone on Farmer Dan's farm knows how brave Poppy the pig is. Only Goat knows Poppy's secret fear. But will Poppy be able to overcome this to save baby Lucy, when she tries toddling on water? Originally published: 1998
We want William! : the wisest worm in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William is such a wise old worm everyone comes to him for help. But is William wise enough to save them all from The world-Charming championship?
Long live Roberto : the most royal rabbit in the world! by Rose Impey( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto was King Rupert's right hand rabbit and protected him from his enemies. He was with the king for many years and was his favourite. The king' enemies decided to steal Roberto and ransom him. They were caught, Roberto was saved and he and King Rupert lived for many more happy years
Phew, Sidney : the sweetest smelling skunk in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney the skunk smelt as sweet as rose petals so his father sent him off into the world to learn to be a real skunk
Precious Potter : the heaviest cat in the world! by Rose Impey( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about the heaviest cat in the world! Precious Potter grows up to be such a big cat his mother can't afford to feed him. It's time for Precious to get a job - but will he ever be able to find one?
My first picture joke book by Shoo Rayner( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles featuring funny animals and silly situations
Pipe down Prudle! by Rose Impey( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prudle, the parrot, annoys everyone with her constant chatter, but when houses in the neighbourhood are burgled, Prudle's chatter makes her the star witness and everyone's favourite
Sleepy Sammy : the sleepiest sloth in the world! by Rose Impey( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sloth's family soon regret waking him up when he becomes very lively
Stella's staying put : the most stubborn swan in the world! by Rose Impey( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Finnish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swan realises that she should have listened to advice from her friends and family
Open wide, Wilbur! : the most welcoming whale in the world by Rose Impey( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the fish in the ocean will love Wilbur, he's such a welcoming whale. But disaster strikes when Wilbur's friend take him for a ride and then refuse to go home
Alien invasion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Farmer Rafferty and the animals of Muddlepuddle farm
Hot dog Harris : the smallest dog in the word by Rose Impey( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot Dog is no bigger than a bar of soap, so when he sets off to explore the world, he has some unexpected adventures. Suggested level: primary
Pigs might fly! by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In And pigs might fly, a long hot summer leads Pinsize the piglet to try flying to cool off, to the annoyance of everyone else, so they decide to teach him a lesson. In Jigger's day off, Jigger the sheepdog only has one day off a year, but his plans for that day go wrong
Werewolf wail by Shoo Rayner( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mission alert! There's a full moon in the forest tonight! Connor's on standby to deal with any monster madness. He's not going to get much slepp ..."--Back cover
Mossop's last chance by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mossop the old farm cat likes to sleep - and not much else! So when Farmer Rafferty tells him to catch twenty-six mice by sunset, all the animals have to pull together to give Mossop one last chance
 
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A birthday for Bluebell : the oldest cow in the worldWelcome home, Barney : the loneliest bat in the worldA fortune for Yo-Yo : the richest dog in the worldRhode Island Roy : the roughest rooster in the worldA medal for Poppy : the pluckiest pig in the worldWe want William! : the wisest worm in the worldLong live Roberto : the most royal rabbit in the world!Phew, Sidney : the sweetest smelling skunk in the world
Alternative Names
Rayner, Hugh, 1956-

Shoo Rayner children's writer

레이너, 슈 1956-

レイナー, シュー

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