WorldCat Identities

Paraskevas, Michael 1961-

Overview
Works: 92 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 9,001 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Nature poetry  Narrative poetry  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Easter stories  Children's television programs  Animated television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.P2135, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Paraskevas
On my way to the bath by Sarah Maizes( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livi imagines herself as a snake, a gymnast, a rock star, and more as she tries to avoid taking a bath
On my way to school by Sarah Maizes( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school
On my way to bed by Sarah Maizes( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livi imagines herself as a tightrope walker, a zoo dentist, a magician, and more as she tries to avoid going to bed
Nibbles O'Hare by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nibbles O'Hare and his friend Struts, the pigeon, are a couple of city dwellers on the run from the owner of a restaurant where Nibbles used to steal vegetables. They find an abandoned playhouse deep in the country, and with the help of a friendly squirrel named Wacky Shellhammer, they turn it into a pleasant little home. Their new rabbit neighbors don't take well to strangers, and they want Nibbles out until he announces that he is the Easter bunny. But Easter is coming soon, and Nibbles will have to find a way to live up to his claim. Once again, Betty Paraskevas and Michael Paraskevas charm readers with this delightful holiday story
On the edge of the sea by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy dreams that he lives in a sand castle on the edge of the sea
The tangerine bear by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teddy bear, not sold because of a crooked mouth and faded to a tangerine color, finds friends and a new home in a second-hand shop
Hoppy & Joe by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely dog befriends an injured seagull at the beach, and together they find a way to go south
On the day the tall ships sailed by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the tall ships sail into New York Harbor to celebrate the Fourth of July, a bald eagle soars in the sky overhead, a regal symbol with shining armor and eyes like canary diamonds
Monster Beach by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming story about a young boy who is frightened by a mysterious sea monster while visiting his grandfather's beach house
Mr. Moon by Michael Paraskevas( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Mr. Moon's work shift, as he shines his light for all the creatures of the night to do their work--from the cloud fluffers and singing crickets, to dewdrops preparing to greet the dawn
Marvin the tap dancing horse by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin, a tap-dancing horse in a small traveling carnival, finds success and fame on Broadway but misses his friends from the old life
Junior Kroll by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous poems depict various events in a lively young boy's life, including taking his baby cousin for a walk, disrupting a garden club meeting, and making an unusual birthday cake for his grandfather
Maggie and the Ferocious beast : the big scare by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie and Hamilton help their friend, the Ferocious Beast, when he confesses that he is afraid of mice
Robert Frost by Robert Frost( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kids will discover the poetry of Robert Frost in this installment in the Poetry for Kids series. Professor, poet, novelist, and Frost biographer Jay Parini has carefully chosen 35 poems of interest to children and their families, including "Mending Wall," "Birches," "The Road Not Taken," "Fire and Ice," "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and many more of Frost's favorite and most accessible works"--
The strawberry dog by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homeless and independent dog and a lonely man find companionship at a beach resort
Taffy Saltwater's yummy summer day by Michael Paraskevas( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taffy and her friends' plan to build the perfect sandcastle is interrupted when Rollo the beach ball is blown away by an errant breeze"--
Maggie and the Ferocious Beast : adventures in Nowhere Land( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether painting, playing in the snow, singing or exploring new places, Maggie, the Ferocious Beast, and Hamilton Hocks sure know how to have a good time. In Nowhere Land, the sky's the limit to how much fun you can have!
Gracie Graves and the kids from room 402 by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief humorous poems describe each of the fourteen boys and thirteen girls in Ms. Gracie Graves' class
Maggie and the Ferocious Beast : the big carrot by Betty Paraskevas( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie, Hamilton, and the Ferocious Beast help a stubborn rabbit dig up a gigantic carrot
Maggie and the Ferocious Beast( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie has a bagful of very unusual jelly beans - for starters, they won't stop arguing over which color jeally bean is the best. When a flood whisks away Hamilton's box, the gang set out on an adventrue to rescue it with the help of the Jelly Bean Team. After a heavy rainfall, Hamilton, Maggie and Beast travel to Mud Creek looking for the end of the rainbow. While at a slumber party, Beast yearns for a pair of Bunny Slippers until he discovers something special about his own slippers
 
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.12 for Nibbles O' ... to 0.27 for Mr. Moon / ...)

Nibbles O'Hare
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On the edge of the seaThe tangerine bearHoppy & JoeOn the day the tall ships sailedMonster BeachMarvin the tap dancing horseJunior KrollMaggie and the Ferocious beast : the big scare
Alternative Names
Michael Paraskevas Creator of "Maggie and the Ferocious Beast"

파라스케바스, 마이클

Languages
English (68)