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Van Dusen, Chris

Overview
Works: 54 works in 234 publications in 8 languages and 39,382 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Stories in rhyme  Baseball stories  Pictorial works  Big books  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  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 )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,098 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 )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,684 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 )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 4,637 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 )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,566 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,127 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 1,926 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 )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,870 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 1,683 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 1,586 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 1,367 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 )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,049 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 956 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 949 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 926 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 )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 859 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 839 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 816 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 652 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
The circus ship by Chris Van Dusen( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart the bloated blowhard
Leroy Ninker saddles up by Kate DiCamillo( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forging an instant bond with spaghetti-loving horse Maybelline, horseless cowboy Leroy Ninker inadverently risks eternal loneliness when he forgets a vital rule about Maybelline's care
 
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Mercy Watson to the rescue
Alternative Names
Chris Van Dusen

Chris Van Dusen American screenwriter

Chris Van Dusen Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Dusen, Chris van

Van Dusen, Kris

밴 더슨, 크리스

크리스 밴 더슨

庫里斯·凡·杜森

Languages
English (156)

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