WorldCat Identities

Living Books (Firm)

Overview
Works: 59 works in 217 publications in 1 language and 3,136 library holdings
Genres: Software  Juvenile works  Interactive multimedia  Video games  Fiction  Educational games  Computer games  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Living Books (Firm)
Green eggs and ham by Seuss( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multimedia adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book in which Sam-I-Am tries to determine under what circumstances the old man will eat ham and green eggs. Features animation, games, activities, and Read-to-Me mode. Assists in the development of word recognition, vocabulary building, reading comprehension, and computer literacy
Arthur's reading race by Marc Tolon Brown( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur doesn't believe that his little sister can really read, so 20
Mercer Mayer's Just Grandma and me by Mercer Mayer( )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactive CD-ROM picture book. A trip to the beach with Grandma provides lots of fun and surprises for Little Critter. The user can have the book read aloud (passive mode) or play within the story (interactive mode)
Arthur's teacher trouble by Marc Tolon Brown( )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides practice reading, along with the story of Arthur's trouble at school with 3rd grade and his new teacher, Mr. Ratburn
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
Dr. Seuss's ABC( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

User can either listen to story and watch animated pictures or listen to story and play with animation on each page
The Tortoise and the hare by Mark Schlichting( )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the Aesop fable about the race between the slow-but- steady tortoise and the boastful hurry-up hare
Mercer Mayer's Little monster at school by Mercer Mayer( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactive CD-ROM picture book for ages 3-8. Describes Little Monster's day at school, where he makes a new friend, Yally. The user can have the book read aloud (passive mode) or play within the story (interactive mode)
The Berenstain bears get in a fight by Stan Berenstain( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multimedia presentation based on the story of a day in the Berenstain home when Brother Bear wakes up in a grouchy mood and Sister Bear gets mad. Each scene provides text, animation, sound effects, and music (including audio tracks which play on compact disc audio players). Includes demo versions of other Living Books
The cat in the hat by Seuss( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactive version of the Dr. Seuss book in which an unusual cat enlivens a rainy day for a couple of children. The user can have the book read aloud, or click on objects on the monitor and play games
Kevin Henkes's Sheila Rae, the brave : a sing-along adventure in reading by Kevin Henkes( )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides twelve fully interactive pages: click on any word and hear it read aloud ; click on images for sound and action. Develops skills in word recognition, vocabulary, spatial reasoning and problem solving
Arthur's computer adventure by Marc Tolon Brown( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interactive learning adventure based on the book. Surprises and puzzles hidden in the story, printable progress certificates and coloring pages. Adjustable difficulty levels. Creative storyline and five learning activities in letter combinations, word and number recognition, spelling, counting, quantities, sequencing and ordering, critical thinking and more
Ruff's bone by Eli Noyes( )

4 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Ruff on a far-ranging hunt for his wayward bone
D.W., the picky eater by Marc Tolon Brown( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step into the hilarious world of D.W.-- where pickles, pineapple, parsnips, spinach, and many more disgusting looking foods are the enemy. And where the only "safe" place is at home. until D.W. makes a delicious discovery. In addition to an interactive story, kids also discover five fun-filled learning activities. All designed to help kids develop creativity, early reading skill-building, hand/eye coordination and much more
The Berenstain bears in the dark by Stan Berenstain( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After causing a family commotion when they fight with each other, the Berenstain cubs learn that sometimes even the best of friends don't get along. Full motion animation, sound effects, original music, humor and hundreds of delightful surprises
Dr. Seuss's ABC by Seuss( )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

User can either listen to story and watch animated pictures or listen to story and play with animation on each page
The new kid on the block : poems by Jack Prelutsky by Jack Prelutsky( )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous poems about such strange creatures and people as Baloney Belly Billy and the Gloppy Gloppers
Arthur's birthday by Marc Tolon Brown( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multimedia presentation of the story about the dilemma that arises when Muffy schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party. Features demonstration versions of seven similar products by the publisher
Marc Brown's Arthur's teacher trouble by Marc Tolon Brown( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third-grader Arthur is amazed when he is chosen to be in the school spellathon
Marc Brown's Arthur's birthday by Marc Tolon Brown( )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multimedia presentation of the story about the dilemma that arises when Muffy schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party. Each scene provides text (in English or Spanish), animations, sound effects, and music (including audio tracks which play on compact disc audio players). Features demonstration versions of seven similar products by the publisher
 
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Green eggs and ham
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Mercer Mayer's Just Grandma and meArthur's teacher troubleStellalunaDr. Seuss's ABCThe Berenstain bears get in a fightThe cat in the hatKevin Henkes's Sheila Rae, the brave : a sing-along adventure in readingArthur's computer adventure
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English (139)