WorldCat Identities

Jennings, Patrick

Overview
Works: 56 works in 192 publications in 2 languages and 15,776 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Picture books  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Christmas fiction  Baseball stories 
Roles: Author, Other, Translator, Teacher
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patrick Jennings
Guinea dog by Patrick Jennings( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his mother brings home a guinea pig instead of the dog he has always wanted, fifth-grader Rufus is not happy--until the rodent starts acting exactly like a dog
The Beastly Arms by Patrick Jennings( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Nickel, a boy with a great affinity for both animals and photography, moves into an apartment building run by the strange and mysterious Mr. Beastly and discovers a secret about the other tenants. Nickel and his mother need to find a new apartment. When their search takes them to an unfamiliar part of the city, Nickel is drawn to a strange building at the end of an alley - a building called the Beastly Arms. Even though the rent in dirt cheap and the apartment is beautiful, Nickel's mom thinks the Beastly Arms is creepy. So does his best friend, Inez. Even his pet kangaroo rat, Miriam, seems worried. But Nickel, an avid photographer who has a gift for seeing what others don't, senses that the Beastly Arms houses a secret that only he can unearth. Eleven-year-old Nickel, a boy with a great affinity for both animals and photography, moves into an apartment building run by the strange and mysterious Mr. Beastly and discovers a secret about the other tenants
Faith and the electric dogs by Patrick Jennings( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Faith hates her new life in Mexico, she and her faithful mutt, Edison, flee by rocket and find adventures which cause her to have a change of heart
We can't all be rattlesnakes by Patrick Jennings( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Crusher the snake is captured, her only thought is to escape but as time goes by and she befriends the other inmates of the "zoo," she realizes that freedom also means leaving companions behind
Out standing in my field by Patrick Jennings( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although fifth-grader Ty Cutter is named after baseball great Ty Cobb, he is the worst player on the Brewer's team--which is coached by his overly-competitive father. Includes: information about the author; questions and answers with the author; writing tips; and a baseball terminology quiz
Odd, weird & little by Patrick Jennings( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the new kid joins his class, Woodrow agrees with his schoolmates -- Toulouse is really weird. He's short, kindergarten short -- dresses in a suit like a grandpa, has huge eyes, and barely says a word. But Woodrow isn't exactly Mr. Popularity himself. The frequent target of the class bully, he figures that maybe all Toulouse needs is a chance. When the two are put together in gym to play volleyball, they make quite the team. Toulouse can serve, set, and spike like a pro. He really knows how to fly around the court. But when the attention and teasing switch back to Woodrow, he learns that the new kid is great at something else: being a friend
The wolving time by Patrick Jennings( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In France during a time of witch-hunts, in a village with a corrupt priest, thirteen-year-old Lazlo longs to be able to turn into a wolf as his parents can, but also desires the friendship of a village girl
My homework ate my homework by Patrick Jennings( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Zaritza is assigned to care for her class ferret Bandito over winter break, he escapes and eats her other assignments, leaving her with an unbelievable excuse!"--
Invasion of the dognappers by Patrick Jennings( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When nine-year-old Logan discovers that aliens are abducting pet dogs, he and his friends form the Intergalactic Canine Rescue Unit, and Logan stows away on a spaceship in hopes of saving man's best friend
Bat and Rat by Patrick Jennings( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night at the Hotel Midnight, the lyrics written and sung by jazz musician Rat are those inspired by his friendship with Bat, who plays the piano and writes the tunes
Guinea dog 2 by Patrick Jennings( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The laughs continue when Fido, the guinea pig that thinks she's a dog, has a pup that thinks she's a squirrel. A sequel to Guinea Dog"--
Hissy Fitz by Patrick Jennings( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him
Friends : stories about new friends, old friends, and unexpectedly true friends( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories dealing with friendship and the effects that it can have on the lives of the people involved
Guinea dog 3 by Patrick Jennings( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Pedro admits that he has a paralyzing fear of water, his friends try to cheer him up with a pet. Only this one won't leave the water! The third installment of the Guinea Dog series"--
The tornado watches by Patrick Jennings( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tired Ike stays up all night for four nights to warn his family of any approaching tornadoes
Lucky cap by Patrick Jennings( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enzo starts middle school after an amazing summer trip with his father, a new manager at a popular sporting goods company, with a prototype baseball cap that seems to bring Enzo popularity and success
The weeping willow by Patrick Jennings( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to build a tree house for guys, Ike and his best friend Buzzy argue so much that Ike builds his sister Mem a play house instead, but still misses his friend
Naughty Claudine's Christmas by Patrick Jennings( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Claudine thinks Santa is rude, she tries to keep him from coming down her chimney by getting on his naughty list
Faith and the rocket cat by Patrick Jennings( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith and her family return from Mexico, where they had been living, to their home in San Francisco and have more adventures in the spaceship Peahen while trying to keep secret the fact that Edison the dog knows how to write
The lightning bugs by Patrick Jennings( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ike feels bad about not saying anything to neighborhood bully Dave when Dave insists on killing lightning bugs to separate their glowing parts from their bodies to make "lightning rings" for the other children's fingers
 
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Alternative Names
Patrick Jennings American children's writer

Patrick Jennings auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Languages
English (125)

Chinese (2)

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The Beastly ArmsFaith and the electric dogsWe can't all be rattlesnakesOut standing in my fieldThe wolving timeFriends : stories about new friends, old friends, and unexpectedly true friendsThe tornado watchesLucky cap