WorldCat Identities

James, Simon 1961-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 387 publications in 13 languages and 25,073 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Epistolary fiction  Pictorial works  Nature stories  Poetry  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.J1544, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon James
Baby Brains and RoboMom by Simon James( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby Brains invents RoboMom to do all the household chores and give his tired parents a rest
Baby Brains : the smartest baby in the whole world by Simon James( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 2,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though the new baby of Mr. and Mrs. Brains is very intelligent, they realize that he is still just a baby
Born yesterday : the diary of a young journalist by James Solheim( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby who plans to grow up to be a writer records thoughts and events in a private journal
Little One Step by Simon James( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As three duckling brothers cross forest and field to return to their mother, the older ones encourage the youngest by teaching him a game that earns him the name of Little One Step."--Title page verso
Leon and Bob by Simon James( Book )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leon and his imaginary friend Bob do everything together until a new boy moves in next door
Dear Mr. Blueberry by Simon James( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her teacher correspond about the whale she has discovered in her pond
George flies south by Simon James( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George does not feel ready to learn to fly, leave his nest, and go south with the other birds, despite his mother's encouragement, but when a strong autumn wind gets hold of the nest, he may have no choice
Nurse Clementine by Simon James( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Clementine Brown receives a first-aid kit for her birthday, she begins to practice her skills on all of her family members except her reckless brother Tommy, who insists he doesn't need a nurse
The wild woods by Simon James( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandfather explains to Jess as they walk in the woods why she can not keep the squirrel they see for a pet. Suggested level: junior
Sally and the limpet by Simon James( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While exploring on the beach, Sally gets a limpet stuck to her finger and no one can help her get it off
Days like this : a collection of small poems by Simon James( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems by such authors as Eve Merriam, Ogden Nash, and Charlotte Zolotow
The birdwatchers by Simon James( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrigued by her granddad's stories of what happens when he goes birdwatching, Jess decides to accompany him one day
Baby Brains superstar by Simon James( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musically gifted baby is invited to play the electric guitar at a star-studded rock concert
Rex by Simon James( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex spends his days raging through the jungle and scaring all the other dinosaurs until one night a tiny dinosaur hatches from an abandoned egg and decides that the big dinosaur is his father
My friend whale by Simon James( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's enjoyment of a whale in the sea near his home ceases when the whale is suddenly never seen again. A final page emphasizes the necessity of preserving whales
Dear Greenpeace by Simon James( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emily discovers a whale in the garden pond she begins a correspondence with Greenpeace, but they try to persuade her that Arthur couldn't fit in her pond. Suggested level: junior
The day Jake vacuumed by Simon James( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jake's mother orders him to vacuum, he discovers that all kinds of things can fit into a vacuum cleaner
Jake and the babysitter by Simon James( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and French and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because only someone who does not know Jake would babysit him, his parents call the new neighbour, and Jake has a surprising evening. Suggested level: junior
Jake and his cousin Sidney by Simon James( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jake tries to give his baby cousin Sidney a bath, a wet disaster ensues
Frog and beaver by Simon James( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming ecological fable of community and friendship from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. Frog and his friends all live happily together on the river. At least they do until Beaver comes along. Beaver is determined to build the biggest and best dam that anyone has ever seen, but it's so big that it stops all the water and Frog and his friends are forced to move. Frog tries to warn Beaver that his dam is too big, but inconsiderate Beaver just won't listen...A charming picture book with an environmental message from the acclaimed and award-winning Simon James
 
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Baby Brains and RoboMom
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Baby Brains : the smartest baby in the whole worldBorn yesterday : the diary of a young journalistLittle One StepLeon and BobDear Mr. BlueberryGeorge flies southThe wild woodsSally and the limpet
Alternative Names
Diǧīms, Sāymun 1961-

James, S.

ג'ימס, סימון

ג'מס, סימון

제임스, 사이먼 1961-

ジェイムズ, サイモン

ジェームズ, サイモン

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