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Laws, Maury

Overview
Works: 150 works in 253 publications in 2 languages and 9,664 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Children's films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Christmas television programs  Animated films  Christmas films  Fantasy films  Television specials 
Roles: Composer, Lyricist, msd, Conductor, Arranger, Author, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maury Laws
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive the magic when Rudolph visits the Island of Misfit Toys, and Santa asks Rudolph to guide his sleigh on Christmas Eve
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year without a Santa Claus: When Santa decides to take Christmas off, two elves go to find children to convince Santa to come back, but first they have to get past the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
Santa Claus is coming to town( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Santa Clause is comin' to town] Relates the story of how Santa Claus gained fame as the ultimate gift-giver, and Little drummer boy portrays the spirit of Christmas. [The little drummer boy] A little orphan boy laments that he has no gift to bring the infant Jesus. He finally realizes that he can share his most precious gift of music with the new-born babe
Here comes Peter Cottontail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny and everyone in April Valley agrees, except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his rival to earn the top spot and save Easter for children everywhere
Frosty the snowman by Romeo Muller( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Frosty the snowman is accidently brought to life, he must weather a storm of adventures and the dastardly plans of an evil magician before he can find safety and happiness at the North Pole
Here comes Peter Cottontail by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny and everyone in April Valley agrees, except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his rival to earn the top spot and save Easter for children everywhere
The first Easter Rabbit( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuffy the Rabbit is a cuddly toy who magically comes to life and journeys to Easter Valley, an enchanted realm where it's always springtime, even though it's not all that far from Santa's house. From there, the Bunny hopes to bring the first-ever basket of Easter goodies to children. Unfortunately, a cold-hearted ice creature named Zero refuses to allow such happiness. If Zero has his way, he will freeze out Easter celebrations forever
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
The first Christmas : the story of the first Christmas snow( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Sister Theresa rescues an orphan shepherd boy from a lightning storm, she lovingly nurses him back to health. However, the boy suffered injuries during the storm and wakes up blind and discouraged in his new surroundings. With Sister Theresa's help, the pint-sized shepherd with the king-sized heart learns that seeing goes deeper than what your eyes show you. Together, they discover that unconditional love can overcome any obstacles
The little drummer boy by Katherine Davis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan drummuer boy is kidnapped by an evil man. Escaping, he searches for his camel and finds him in the manger of the baby Jesus, to whom he gives his only gift, a drum song
Here comes Peter Cottontail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the adaptation of the classic tale of Puss in Boots, Jacques and the family cat Tabby strike out on their own to seek their fortune. When they buy a pair of lucky wishing boots, Tabby transforms into a "Puss in Boots" with adventure and fun in store for everyone they encounter!
Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's new clothes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Klonkenlocker of Bibbentucker is the best dressed man in the land, and has offered one million grinklens to the winning tailor for the Emperor's new clothes. Marmaduke and his loyal partner Musty decide that becoming tailors will enhance their chances to win the competition
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Johnny Marks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favorite carols and songs for Christmas
Jack Frost by Jules Bass( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated film where Pardon-Me-Pete, the official groundhog of Groundhog Day tells the story of Jack Frost. Jack Frost falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him human so that she can see him. When his request is granted, the girl he loves is kidnapped by an evil Cossack who threatens to destroy the entire town. But the only way he can save her and the town is to have his magic powers back
The Return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues ... as Frodo and Samwise battle Dark Lord Sauron to save Middle Earth, destroy the cursed Ring of Doom and restore King Aragorn to the throne of Gondor. This epic tale of Good vs. Evil is the conclusion to J.R.R. Tolkien's classic trilogy of Hobbit stories
The flight of dragons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop the sinister Red Wizard Ommadon from destroying nature, the Green Wizard Carolinus snatches Peter, a man of science and magic, from the 20th century to capture Ommadon's empowering red crown. Peter is helped on his quest by a fire-breathing dragon, an elf, and a knight
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas has been cancelled! Or at least it will be if Santa can't find a way to guide his sleigh through a fierce blizzard. Fortunately for him, there's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burgermeister has outlawed toys from the children of Sombertown. Now, Kris Kringle will get his start as the world's most famous gift giver - Santa Claus - by struggling to bring toys and happiness to children
 
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The first Easter Rabbit
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Laws, Maurice A.

Maury Laws American composer

Maury Laws Amerikaans componist

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The year without a Santa ClausHere comes Peter CottontailThe first Easter RabbitJack Frost