WorldCat Identities

Cepeda, Joe

Overview
Works: 103 works in 291 publications in 4 languages and 38,409 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  High interest-low vocabulary books  Stories in rhyme  Legends  Ghost stories  Allegories  Braille books  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.C8375, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Cepeda
Mice and beans by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhythmic cumulative tale Rosa Maria spends the week getting ready for her granddaughter's birthday party and trying to avoid attracting mice--unaware that the mice in her walls are preparing for a party of their own
A girl, a boy, and a monster cat by Gail Gauthier( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three afternoons a week, Brandon reluctantly stays with his imaginative classmate, Hannah, and her oversized cat, Buttercup, playing games, but their adventures really begin when a new neighbor moves in with a ferocious chihuahua named Bucky
A girl, a boy, and three robbers by Gail Gauthier( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three afternoons a week, Brandon reluctantly stays with his imaginative classmate, Hannah, and her oversized cat, Buttercup, playing games, but their adventures really begin when the dreaded Sunderland triplets from next door try to steal Buttercup
Gracias, the Thanksgiving turkey by Joy Cowley( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble ensues when Papa gets Miguel a turkey to fatten up for Thanksgiving and Miguel develops an attachment to it
Nappy hair by Carolivia Herron( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various people at a backyard picnic offer their comments on a young girl's tightly curled, "nappy" hair. Grades K-3
Juan Bobo goes to work : a Puerto Rican folktale by Marisa Montes( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he tries to do exactly as his mother tells him, foolish Juan Bobo keeps getting things all wrong
Freddy in peril : book two in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat, two guinea pigs, and a colony of brave sewer rats band together in order to save Freddy, a golden hamster, from an evil scientist who's discovered that Freddy can read and write, and plans to hamster-nap him in order to dissect his brain
I, Freddy : book one in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy, a remarkably intelligent golden hamster, learns how to read and how to write on a computer and escapes captivity to become an independent and civilized creature
The old man & his door by Gary Soto( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Mexican setting, this fable tells of an old fool's adventures on the way to a barbecue. Misunderstanding his wife's instructions, an old man sets out for a party with a door on his back. This humorous tale is about an old man who cannot seem to listen to his wife. As she leaves for a barbecue, she reminds him to bring "el puerco"--The pig that will be roasted as a main dish. He later wonders why she wants him to bring "la puerta"-the door-but dares not question her. Delightfully illustrated, this story shows that sometimes mistakes turn out for the best
Freddy to the rescue : book three in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his continuing adventures, Freddy, a golden hamster who can read and write, joins his animal and human friends to save a colony of endangered field hamsters from being killed when an automobile plant is constructed on their land
The haunting of Freddy : book four in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The characters in Freddy's latest novel, an evil fifteenth-century poacher and his ferrets, mysteriously come to life, endangering Freddy and his friends and drawing them to an English castle near where the poacher once lived
The journey of Oliver K. Woodman by Darcy Pattison( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver K. Woodman, a man made of wood, takes a remarkable journey across America, as told through the letters and postcards of those he meets along the way
What a truly cool world by Julius Lester( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that making a world takes a lot of work, God calls on his secretary Bruce and the angel Shaniqua to help him create bushes, grass, flowers, and butterflies
Peeny butter fudge by Toni Morrison( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children spend the day with their grandmother, who ignores their mother's carefully planned schedule in favor of activities that are much more fun
Vroomaloom zoom by John Coy( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddy takes Carmela on an imaginary car ride, lulling her to sleep with various sounds, from the wurgle lurgle of swamps to the hoopty doopty swoopty loopty of driving in circles
Koi and the kola nuts : a tale from Liberia by Verna Aardema( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African folktale in which the son of the chief must make his way in the world with only a sackful of kola nuts and the help of some creatures that he has treated with kindness
N is for Navidad by Susan Middleton Elya( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming book that outlines the preparations for and celebration of the Christmas season, with Spanish words for each letter of the alphabet translated in a glossary
The red blanket by Eliza Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a single woman who goes to China to adopt a baby. Based on the author's life
Pumpkin fiesta by Caryn Yacowitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to win a prize for the best pumpkin at the fiesta, Foolish Fernando tries to copy Old Juana's successful gardening techniques, but without really watching to see how much effort and love she puts into her work. Includes a recipe for pumpkin soup
We were tired of living in a house by Liesel Moak Skorpen( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children, a cat, and a dog move to a tree, a raft, a cave, and finally the seashore, enjoying each new dwelling until they discover its drawbacks
 
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A girl, a boy, and a monster cat
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A girl, a boy, and a monster catA girl, a boy, and three robbersGracias, the Thanksgiving turkeyNappy hairJuan Bobo goes to work : a Puerto Rican folktaleFreddy in peril : book two in the golden hamster sagaI, Freddy : book one in the golden hamster sagaThe old man & his door
Alternative Names
Qiao yi Sai pu da ca. Gegenwart

Qiaoyi-Saipuda ca. Gegenwart

Saipuda, Qiaoyi ca. Gegenwart

Languages
English (115)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)

Hebrew (1)