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Van Dusen, Chris

Overview
Works: 61 works in 233 publications in 8 languages and 40,700 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Stories in rhyme  Baseball stories  Pictorial works  Picture books  Big books  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.D5455, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Chris Van Dusen
 
Most widely held works by Chris Van Dusen
Mercy Watson to the rescue by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor
Mercy Watson thinks like a pig by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Mercy Watson follows the delightful scent and delicious taste of the pansies her thoughtful neighbors plant to beautify their yard, animal control officer Francine Poulet is called out to handle the case, which brings unexpected results
Mercy Watson : princess in disguise by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 4,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded by the word "treating" to dress up as a princess for Halloween, Mercy the pig's trick-or-treat outing has some very unexpected results
Mercy Watson fights crime by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he's just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons' kitchen right this minute! But little does he know that a certain pig who loves toast with a great deal of butter is stirring from sleep
Mercy Watson goes for a ride by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Watson's usual Saturday drive in his Cadillac with his favorite pig, Mercy, turns into an adventure when an unexpected passenger shows up in the back seat and Mercy finds herself behind the wheel
The circus ship by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After courageously swimming to shore when the ship that they are traveling on sinks and the wretched captain does nothing to rescue them, circus animals find a way to become a valued part of a coastal community
Mercy Watson : something wonky this way comes by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. and Mrs. Watson and their pig, Mercy, take in a movie at the Bijou Drive-In, mayhem ensues after Mercy smells the enticing scent of hot buttered popcorn
Leroy Ninker saddles up by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saddle up for this first volume in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from DiCamillo's "New York Times"-bestselling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, and then it's love at first sight
If I built a car by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack describes the kind of car he would build--one with amazing accessories and with the capability of traveling on land, in the air, and on and under the sea
Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she confronts a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost, animal control officer Francine Poulet questions her abilities
Where are you going, Baby Lincoln? by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby Lincolns older sister, Eugenia, is very fond of telling Baby what to do, and Baby usually responds by saying "Yes, Sister." But one day Baby has had enough. She decides to depart on a Necessary Journey, even though she has never gone anywhere without Eugenia telling her what to take and where to go. And in fact Baby doesnt knowwhere she is headed only that she was entirely happy in the previous nights dream, sitting aboard a train with a view of shooting stars. Who might Baby meet as she strikes out on her own, and what could she discover about herself? Will her impulsive adventure take her away from Eugenia for good? What if timid Baby Lincoln broke free of her bossy sister and set off on an unexpected journey? -- Provided by publisher
Randy Riley's really big hit by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Randy Riley, a science genius who loves baseball but is not very good at it, needs to use both his interests to save his town from a giant fireball that is heading their way
If I built a house by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginative Jack describes the kind of house he would build--one with a racetrack, a flying room, and a gigantic slide
A camping spree with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Magee and his dog Dee go camping and have an adventure with a hungry bear
King Hugo's huge ego by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When haughty King Hugo tangles with a sorceress, she causes him to see himself in a more realistic light
President Taft is stuck in the bath by Mac Barnett( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Washington crossed the Delaware in the dead of night. Abraham Lincoln saved the Union. And President William Howard Taft, a man of great stature - well, he got stuck in a bathtub. Now how did he get unstuck? Author Mac Barnett and illustrator Chris Van Dusen bring their full comedic weight to this legendary story, imagining a parade of clueless cabinet members advising the exasperated president, leading up to a hugely satisfying, hilarious finale
Down to the sea with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the day in their boat on the sea, Mr. Magee and his dog get caught up in wacky adventures with a playful pod of whales
Learning to ski with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encounter with a moose while they are learning to ski provides Mr. Magee and his dog with some unexpected excitement
Even monsters need to sleep by Lisa Wheeler( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do before you go to bed at night? Bigfoot hugs his wooby extra tight, while aliens have pillow fights. Nessie gets a drink, then swims down deep. But in the end, everybody needs to sleep... Even monsters
Hattie & Hudson by Chris Van Dusen( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a summer day so beautiful and peaceful that Hattie, paddling in her canoe in the middle of a lake, can't help but sing. In the deep water below, a creature is lurking. He's huge and green, with a long, long neck and he rarely leaves his lair. But on this day, he hears something sweet and inviting. He hears a song. What happens when the creature rises to the surface is nothing short of magical. Can a young girl and an enormous lake monster become friends? Together, can they save the beast from the frightened townspeople, who can't see beyond the creature's massive size?
 
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Mercy Watson to the rescue
Alternative Names
Chris Van Dusen

Chris Van Dusen American screenwriter

Chris Van Dusen Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Chris Van Dusen scénariste américain

Dusen, Chris van

Van Dusen, Kris

밴 더슨, 크리스

크리스 밴 더슨

庫里斯·凡·杜森

Languages
English (135)

French (13)

Russian (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (2)

Hebrew (1)

Spanish (1)

Thai (1)

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Mercy Watson thinks like a pigMercy Watson : princess in disguiseMercy Watson fights crimeMercy Watson goes for a rideThe circus shipMercy Watson : something wonky this way comesIf I built a carA camping spree with Mr. Magee