WorldCat Identities

Preller, James

Overview
Works: 282 works in 794 publications in 8 languages and 56,126 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Picture books  Horror tales  Baseball stories  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.P915, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Preller
Bystander by James Preller( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric is the new kid in seventh grade, and its hard to know who to hang out with - and who to avoid. Griffin seems cool, confident, and popular, and wants to be Erics friend, but something isnt right about him. As Eric gets drawn deeper into Griffins dark world, he begins to see the truth about Griffin: Hes a liar, a bully, a thief. Eric wants to break away, do the right thing, but in one shocking moment, he goes from being a bystander to the bullys next victim. For junior high readers. 2009
The case of the Christmas snowman by James Preller( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy gave her father's rare coin to Bigs Maloney now the coin is missing. Jigsaw and Mila are on the hunt for clues
The case of Hermie the missing hamster by James Preller( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clever, puzzle-crazy Jigsaw Jones utilizes his top-secret detective journal and enlists the help of his ace partner, Mila, to track down a missing hamster
Hiccups for Elephant by James Preller( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

None of the other animals can sleep because Elephant has the hiccups
The case of the mummy mystery by James Preller( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jigsaw Jones and his friend, Mila, have a new case to solve after they happen upon a genuine mummy at the class Halloween party
Six innings : a game in the life by James Preller( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earl Grubb's Pool Supplies plays Northeast Gas & Electric in the Little League championship game, while Sam, who has cancer and is in a wheelchair, has to call the play-by-play instead of participating in the game
A pirate's guide to first grade by James Preller( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young pirate and his crew embark on a grand adventure when they board the bus for the first day of first grade
The case of the stolen baseball cards by James Preller( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw tries to recover Eddie's baseball cards which have disappeared in school
The case of the spooky sleepover by James Preller( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw Jones finds himself investigating the perfect case and piecing together all the ghostly clues when Ralphie Jones cannot sleep at night because something is making scary noises in his room
The case of the marshmallow monster by James Preller( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a class camping trip, Danika informs Jigsaw that there is a Marshmallow Monster haunting the lake, so Jigsaw joins foces with Mila to find out the truth
The case of the secret valentine by James Preller( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second-grade sleuth Jigsaw Jones gets another opportunity to solve a bizarre mystery and join forces with his friend Mila to solve a baffling Valentine's Day puzzle
Wake me in spring by James Preller( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mouse feels sad because his best friend Bear is getting ready to go to bed for the winter
The case of the class clown by James Preller( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw tries to find out who is playing practical jokes in class
The case of the runaway dog by James Preller( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jigsaw is upset because his dog, Rags, is missing so Jigsaw and Mila set out to find him
The case of the great sled race by James Preller( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When someone steals Bigs Maloney's sled right before the great sled race, it's up to detectives Jigsaw and Mila to solve the case
The case of the stinky science project by James Preller( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby fooled Sally-Ann with a phony magic trick. It was a spoiled science project
The case of the disappearing dinosaur by James Preller( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danika is just as surprised as her audience when her magic trick works and Bigs' favorite toy disappears, prompting Jigsaw and Mila to investigate
The case of the bicycle bandit by James Preller( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone stole 'Old Rusty, ' Ralphie Jordan's trusty bicycle. Jigsaw and Mila hit the trail to track down the thief. But one piece of the puzzle doesn't fit. Who would take a hand-me-down bike? Solving this case is an uphill ride for ace detectives Jigsaw and Mila
The case of the detective in disguise by James Preller( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is stealing brownies from Mike and Mary's sandwich shop. Jigsaw is piecing together the clues one crumb at a time. But no one is going to snatch a brownie while a detective is watching. Time for Jigsaw to go undercover and catch this brownie bandit
Home sweet horror by James Preller( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his mother, eight-year-old Liam and his father and sister move to a new house for a fresh start, but Liam soon discovers that the old house is haunted
 
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Alternative Names
James Preller American writer

James Preller escritor estadounidense

Preller, James

프렐러, 제임스 1961-

Languages
English (153)

Spanish (33)

Catalan (8)

French (2)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)

Hindi (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The case of the Christmas snowmanThe case of Hermie the missing hamsterHiccups for ElephantThe case of the mummy mysterySix innings : a game in the lifeA pirate's guide to first gradeThe case of the stolen baseball cardsThe case of the spooky sleepover