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Corra, Leigh

Overview
Works: 51 works in 105 publications in 1 language and 8,273 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Short films  Film adaptations  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Christmas films  Television series 
Roles: Director, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leigh Corra
Miss Nelson has a field day : ... and Miss Nelson is back( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The football team just can't win a game. The whole town is down in the dumps - that is until the notorious Viola Swamp whips the team into shape. Miss Nelson has to have her tonsils removed and while she is away her students are up to no good. They have managed to fool the principal, but not Viola Swamp. Now the kids can't wait for Miss Nelson to return
Knuffle bunny : --and more great childhood adventure stories!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trixie, Daddy, and "Knuffle Bunny" take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind. Alone or with her friend Opal, "Shrinking Violet" is a master mimic with razor-sharp wit, but real-time taunting by class bully Irwin unnerves her. Until the class play gives Violet a chance to turn the tables--while saving the day. Hush used to think that the "Possum Magic" used by Grandma Poss to make her invisible was fun - until, one day, she wants to know what she looks like. Together they must find a way to make Hush's wish come true. "Planting a rainbow" captures the anticipation and eventual pleasure of a garden full of flowers. Irene's mother, dressmaker Mrs. Bobbin, is not feeling well. She has finished the beautiful ball gown for the duchess to wear that very evening, but it is "Brave Irene" who volunteers to deliver it, in spite of the fierce snowstorm that is brewing. As Pa is taking Jim to school for the first time, Jim asks, "Will I have a friend?" "I think you will," said Pa. But kindergarten is scary, and Jim is sure that he'll never find a friend, until naptime, when he discovers someone who feels the way he does
Bear snores on : --and more stories to celebrate the seasons( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear snores on: All winter long, Bear sleeps in his cozy lair. Surprise guests stop by to warm up, brew tea, and make pop corn, all while Bear snores on. Waiting for wings: Butterflies bloom as delicately as flowers. A story of beginnings, middles and ends - eggs, caterpillars and then butterflies. Come on, rain!: Tess knows that the only good thing that can fix the endless summer heat, is a good soaking rainstorm. When it finally comes, there is shouting and dancing as everything comes to life
The wheels on the bus : --and more sing along favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to live with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Dem bones: a skeleton band sings this well-known song based on the African-American spiritual. Over the meadow: A version of an old counting song for children is filled with the beauty and wonder of meadow life. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly: Sung by the legendary Burl Ives, this old lady ends up swallowing much more than just the fly
Sylvester and the magic pebble : --and more magical tales( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Sylvester and the magic pebble," a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Grandma Poss needs a certain food for a magical mix that will make Hush visible again. In "Princess Furball," a cruel king intends to marry his daughter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
The night before Christmas( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. Owl moon: A young girl and her father take a magical night-time walk through the snowy woods in search of the great horned owl
Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties
20 Halloween stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Halloween stories
Noisy Nora : --and more stories of mischief( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's a mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all mom and dad's time? For Nora, the answer is easy. Yup, it's plenty of noise. T is for Terrible is about the poor Tyrannosaurus Rex. He is a dinosaur, but wonders why everyone is frightened of him. Then he chases down his dinner. Is he really a terrible lizard? Cannonball is a small, little dog, who escapes from the pound. Taken in by a clown, the dog gets his name by curling up inside the cannon, being fired, and delighting crowds. Sudden celebrities, the clown and dog are happy together. "Munro" is a four year-old, and he has been drafted. This being the military, they don't realize their mistake for the longest time
The man who walked between the towers : --and more inspiring tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man who walked between the towers: A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history's most artistic crimes. Snowflake Bentley was a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Miss Rumphius traveled near and far, witnessing beauty of all kinds, and went on to help make the world a more beautiful place with a simple handful of seeds. A charming rhyme describes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter Juan Quezada, and the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
Arnie the doughnut : --and 4 other fantastic adventure stories by Laurie Keller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnie the Doughnut is shocked when he finds he is about to be eaten by Mr. Bing! Arnie realizes his carefree days are about to end ... unless he can persuade Mr. Bing that a doughnut can be more than a sweet snack! Roberto the termite dreams of designing big buildings everywhere--including the moon! Hondo & Fabian spend a day sleeping in the sun, and playing inside and outside. A duo of dogs plots to get rid of the newest "animal" in the house--the baby! Angelica is a young girl, but she happens to also be the strongest woodswoman around, and after defeating a fearsome bear, is known as the swamp angel
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel : --and 3 more stories about trucks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" prove that, although getting older and perhaps dated, they are still useful. A rowdy, ravenous New York City garbage truck declares, "Know what I do at night while you're asleep? I Eat your TRASH." Consuming everything from a to z, at the end of the day he can boast, "I Stink!" Mr. Gilly is a trash collector who drives a big blue truck from the school, to the park and the pizza parlor. At every stop, he picks up the trash, and transforms "Trashy Town" into a tidy town. "Dot the Fire Dog" sleeps by the firefighters' big rubber boots, suits up to answer an alarm, and rescues a tiny kitten. It is a good day for the firefighters, the firehouse, and Dot. One trash day, a young boy leaves his tricycle to play with a kite he retrieves from a trashcan. The trash men pick up the tricycle, which becomes "The Remarkable Riderless Runaway Tricycle" as it escapes crushing, eludes capture, and makes its way back to the boy
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash : --and more short stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend? Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does
Is your mama a llama? : --and more classic children's stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is your mama a llama?: Through playful rhyme and riddle, a young llama learns about different kinds of animals; Noisy Nora: What's a wee mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all of mom and dad's time? Make noise!; Each peach pear plum: Children play 'I spy' with favorite nursery rhyme characters in this beloved story; The little red hen: The classic tale of a hardworking hen who teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out; Reading to your bunny: An original story by Rosemary Wells that highlights the importance of reading to children
Bark, George : --and more doggie tails( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bark, George: When George, a dog, is told to bark he says "meow", "oink", "quack-quack," and "moo." It is up to the vet to help George gets his bark back. Dot the fire dog: The story explores just what firefighters and firedogs do all day and night. Dot knows exactly what to do when the alarm bell rings at the fire station. When she goes to a burning building, the firemen aren't the only ones saving lives. No roses for Harry: Harry is determined to lose his new sweater. He tries leaving it all over town, but it is always returned--until a bird catches sight of a loose thread and Harry's luck finally changes. A boy, a dog, and a frog: Follows the adventures of a small boy and his dog as they spend a day trying to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond. Finally, the boy and the dog give up and return home. The frog becomes lonely and decides to follow the two back to the house, where all three are reunited in the bathtub. Whistle for Willie: Young Peter wishes he could whistle so he could call his dog, Willie. Angus lost: A little Scottish terrior leaves his home to see what the outside world is like
Journey Of The One & Only Declaration Of Indepence( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true symbol and inspiration for all that is best about America, the actual Declaration of Independence has been rolled up, moved, hidden, copied and transported by more modes of transportation than anyone might guess since its signing in 1776. In this witty, gritty and factual history, audiences will learn all about the document that has defined American freedom for over two centuries
Stories from near and far by Fred Marcellino( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But such a change required permission from Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere. Possum magic: An Australian possum named Hush used to think that the magic used by Grandma Poss to make her invisible was fun - until, one day, Hush wants to know what she looks like. Together they must find a way to make Hush's wish come true. Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with a grand, long name. But as the viewers of this tongue-in-cheek film soon discover, such names can be very dangerous. I, Crocodile: An Egyptian crocodile lives happily in his new home in Paris, until a chef tries to turn him into dinner. The crocodile escapes through the sewer and lives to tell about his newest gastronomic joy - people!
Antarctic antics : a book of penguin poems by Judy Sierra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems celebrating the habits and habitat of Emperor penguins
Why Don't You Get A Horse, Sam Adams? by Jean Fritz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Samuel Adams describing his activities in stirring up the revolt against the British and how he was finally persuaded to learn to ride a horse
Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone is coming for Christmas dinner at Maria's house. She and her mother prepare by kneading the "masa" to make tamales. When her mother takes off the ring, Maria tries it on - and is beside herself, when hours later, she thinks it has been kneaded into the tamales. How many can you eat?
 
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