WorldCat Identities

Preller, James

Overview
Works: 249 works in 689 publications in 7 languages and 55,250 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Eric discovers there are consequences to not standing by and watching as the bully at his new school hurts people, but although school officials are aware of the problem, Eric may be the one with a solution
The case of Hermie the missing hamster by James Preller( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,400 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 )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

None of the other animals can sleep because Elephant has the hiccups
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 1,363 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 )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,267 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 mummy mystery by James Preller( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,262 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
The case of the stolen baseball cards by James Preller( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,196 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 secret valentine by James Preller( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,105 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
The case of the marshmallow monster by James Preller( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,098 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 Christmas snowman by James Preller( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy gave her father's rare coin to Bigs Maloney and now it is missing. Jigsaw and Mila are on the hunt for clues
Wake me in spring by James Preller( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 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 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,065 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 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,061 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 bicycle bandit by James Preller( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Arabic and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young private eyes Jigsaw and Mila search for the thieves of an unlikely prize: Ralphie Jordan's rusty old bicycle
The case of the disappearing dinosaur by James Preller( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 962 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 detective in disguise by James Preller( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 956 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
The case of the ghostwriter by James Preller( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ms. Gleason announces that a surprise author will be visiting the class, but will not reveal the author's name, the class hires detectives Jigsaw and Mila to discover the author's identity and solve the case
 
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Alternative Names
James Preller American writer

Preller, James

프렐러, 제임스 1961-

Languages
English (138)

Spanish (27)

Catalan (5)

French (2)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)

Hindi (1)

Covers
The case of Hermie the missing hamsterHiccups for ElephantSix innings : a game in the lifeA pirate's guide to first gradeThe case of the mummy mysteryThe case of the stolen baseball cardsThe case of the spooky sleepoverThe case of the secret valentine