WorldCat Identities

Cleary, Brian P. 1959-

Overview
Works: 267 works in 955 publications in 1 language and 76,380 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Counting-out rhymes  Poetry  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Dancer
Classifications: PE1591, 428.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian P Cleary
 
Most widely held works by Brian P Cleary
Rainbow soup : adventures in poetry by Brian P Cleary( Book )

8 editions published between 1004 and 2014 in English and held by 3,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to poetry that uses humorous poems, illustrations, and annotations to clarify terms and explain different types of poems, such as macaronic verse, concrete poems, and limericks
I and you and don't forget who : what is a pronoun? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present numerous examples of pronouns and their functions, from "he" and "she" to "anyone", "neither", and "which."
Stop and go, yes and no : what is an antonym? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 2,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is an antonym? Find out by enjoying the clever rhymes and comical illustrations of the concept of opposites."--Source other than the Library of Congress
How much can a bare bear bear? : what are homonyms and homophones? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the concept of homonyms and homophones
Pitch and throw, grasp and know : what is a synonym? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms. The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are Categorical? series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of synonyms. Key synonyms appear in color for easy identification to show, not tell, readers what synonyms are all about
Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 2,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present numerous examples of adjectives, from "hairy, scary, cool, and ordinary" to "tan and tall," "funny, frisky, smooth, and small."
Dearly, nearly, insincerely : what is an adverb? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present numerous examples of adverbs and their functions
To root, to toot, to parachute : what is a verb? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present numerous examples of verbs, from "toss and tumble," "jump and jam," to "whine and whisper," "sleep and slam."
A mink, a fink, a skating rink : what is a noun? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present numerous examples of nouns, from "gown" and "crown" to "boat", "coat", and "clown."
Under, over, by the clover : what is a preposition? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations describe and present examples of prepositions, including "to," "by," "in," and "beneath."
A lime, a mime, a pool of slime : more about nouns by Brian P Cleary( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of cats provide a humorous introduction to nouns
Quirky, jerky, extra-perky : more about adjectives by Brian P Cleary( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to adjectives and how they help with descriptons
The action of subtraction by Brian P Cleary( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations highlight subtraction, the basic concept of taking one number away from another, resulting in less than you started with
The mission of addition by Brian P Cleary( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun ways to learn addition and arithmetic
How long or how wide? : a measuring guide by Brian P Cleary( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instroduces measurement and units of measure, including inches, feet, millimeters and centimeters
Stroll and walk, babble and talk : more about synonyms by Brian P Cleary( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms
Lazily, crazily, just a bit nasally : more about adverbs by Brian P Cleary( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming words and illustrations exemplify adverbs and their functions
Skin like milk, hair of silk : what are similes and metaphors? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides humorous explanations of similes and metaphors
Rhyme and punishment : adventures in wordplay by Brian P Cleary( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This imaginative collection of silly and sophisticated puns uncovers double meanings that are kind dove hiding in everyday phrases. A helpful pun-unciation guide is included on porpoise to help ewe give it a try!"--Publisher website (April 2008)
On the scale : a weighty tale by Brian P Cleary( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces essential measurement units, from grams to pounds to tons
 
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Audience level: 0.07 (from 0.00 for Rainbow so ... to 1.00 for The world ...)

Rainbow soup : adventures in poetry
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I and you and don't forget who : what is a pronoun?Stop and go, yes and no : what is an antonym?How much can a bare bear bear? : what are homonyms and homophones?Pitch and throw, grasp and know : what is a synonym?Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective?Dearly, nearly, insincerely : what is an adverb?To root, to toot, to parachute : what is a verb?A mink, a fink, a skating rink : what is a noun?
Alternative Names
Cleary, Brian

Cleary, Brian 1959-

클리어리, 브라이언 P

Languages
English (278)