WorldCat Identities

Cleary, Brian P. 1959-

Overview
Works: 187 works in 593 publications in 1 language and 72,605 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  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 2,829 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,664 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."
How much can a bare bear bear? : what are homonyms and homophones? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,623 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms
Stop and go, yes and no : what is an antonym? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,443 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
Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,222 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 )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,174 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present examples of prepositions and how they are used in sentences. Suggested level: primary
Dearly, nearly, insincerely : what is an adverb? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present numerous examples of adverbs and their functions
Quirky, jerky, extra-perky : more about adjectives by Brian P Cleary( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to adjectives and how they help with descriptons
A lime, a mime, a pool of slime : more about nouns by Brian P Cleary( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of cats provide a humorous introduction to nouns
The action of subtraction by Brian P Cleary( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 919 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
How long or how wide? : a measuring guide by Brian P Cleary( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instroduces measurement and units of measure, including inches, feet, millimeters and centimeters
The mission of addition by Brian P Cleary( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun ways to learn addition and arithmetic
Lazily, crazily, just a bit nasally : more about adverbs by Brian P Cleary( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming words and illustrations exemplify adverbs and their functions
Stroll and walk, babble and talk : more about synonyms by Brian P Cleary( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms
Skin like milk, hair of silk : what are similes and metaphors? by Brian P Cleary( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides humorous explanations of similes and metaphors
On the scale : a weighty tale by Brian P Cleary( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces essential measurement units, from grams to pounds to tons
Rhyme and punishment : adventures in wordplay by Brian P Cleary( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 561 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)
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.06 (from 0.00 for Rainbow so ... to 1.00 for The world ...)

Rainbow soup : adventures in poetry
Alternative Names
Cleary, Brian

Cleary, Brian 1959-

클리어리, 브라이언 P

Languages
English (209)

Covers
I and you and don't forget who : what is a pronoun?How much can a bare bear bear? : what are homonyms and homophones?Pitch and throw, grasp and know : what is a synonym?Stop and go, yes and no : what is an antonym?Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective?To root, to toot, to parachute : what is a verb?A mink, a fink, a skating rink : what is a noun?Under, over, by the clover : what is a preposition?