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Big Idea Productions

Works: 676 works in 1,526 publications in 3 languages and 66,325 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Children's television programs  Drama  Animated television programs  Comedy films  Short films  Fantasy films  Christmas films 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Big Idea Productions
Jonah : a VeggieTales movie by Cindy Kenney( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archibald Asparagus stars as Jonah, who is chosen by God to help spread his message to the world. Unfortunately, his first stop on his evangelical tour is the city of Nineveh, where the residents while away their days bingeing on cheese snacks and arguing. Circumstances force Jonah to set sail across the ocean, where he's assisted by Khalil, and pirates who are led by the well-meaning but lethargic Mr. Lunt, Pa Grape, and Larry the Cucumber. However, Jonah's mission gets a bit of a setback when a mammoth whale changes his plans
VeggieTales( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlee tries to save the local town theater at Easter time, but is worried the attention will be shining on singing sensation Cassie Cassava, set to perform in her hometown church's Easter service, instead of the musical she is putting on for the town
The pirates who don't do anything : a VeggieTales movie by Phil Vischer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the 1700s, an evil pirate captain is assaulting a ship at sea, determined to capture and hold hostage the Prince and Princess sailing on it. Robert the Terrible seizes the Prince, but misses the Princess, who uses her father's HelpSeeker to find someone to help her rescue her brother. Timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt), and unsure George (Pa Grape) work as cabin boys at a buccaneer-themed dinner theater. Auditioning for spots as cast members they wreck the ship, and are promptly fired and tossed out into the alley. When they come across a golden orb straight out of Jules Verne, all three are transported into the past. Called to adventure, can three cabin boys realize their dreams of being pirates, while helping a princess with her quest?
Lyle the kindly viking( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by those rascally French Peas, Archibald aims for new heights in "veggie programming" by attempting to produce "the world's first all-vegetable staging of Shakespeare's Hamlet," the first-ever "Classy songs with Larry," and for the grand finale, the world premier of what he believes to be Gilbert and Sullivan's "lost musical"--"Lyle, the kindly Viking!"
An Easter carol by Big Idea( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavis, Milward, and a music box angel named Hope must convince Uncle Ebenezzer Nezzer that Easter is about more than just candy and eggs. The Veggie Tale gang will remind us why we celebrate Easter
VeggieTales( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Joseph told in a Wild West version with Larry the cucumber as the title character. Follow Little Joe's journey as his faith is tested every step of the way
The wonderful wizard of Ha's : [the story of a prodigal son]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Darby who more than anything else in the world just wants to have fun. He learns about the Wonderful Land of Ha's, an amusement park with all the fixins. The park also has a mysterious wizard who promises to make dreams come true. Darby is determined to go and he makes a choice that will change his life forever. Will it be worth everything Darby has given up?
The toy that saved Christmas by Phil Vischer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Dinkletown are convinced they need more toys until a toy teaches them that Christmas is about giving not getting
VeggieTales( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Larry the Cucumber is Minnesota Cuke, a children's museum curator and part-time adventurist hired to secure Samson's lost hairbrush before its purported powers are used to carry out a hairbrained scheme to control both sides of Niagara Falls"--Container
Josh and the big wall!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 40 years of wandering in the desert, the children of Israel finally get to go to the Promised Land! One little thing they've overlooked though ... Jericho!
Lord of the beans by Veggie Tales( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Flobbit named Toto Baggypants inherits a special and powerful bean. With the help of a group of friends, Toto goes on an epic quest to discover how he should use his gift. The band of friends find many challenges along their way. Includes a "Silly songs with elves" session
Larry-Boy and the rumor weed by VeggieTales( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junior Asparagus and Laura Carrot learn just how easily rumors get started when they accidently launch a whopper about Larry-Boy's butler, Alfred!
Saint Nicholas : a story of joyful giving by Big Idea( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Carrot's Christmas stocking might be empty this year because her dad is in danger of losing his job. While Larry thinks a letter to the North Pole should fix the problem, Bob tells a story of a little boy named Nicholas who made a discovery in Bethlehem that changed Christmas forever. What did Nick learn that can help Laura and her family?
Veggie tales : It's a meaningful life( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if a person could change everything they thought was not as they hoped in life? That's what's offered to Stewart when he's at his lowest point. He could have been the football hero, the TV star, the investment king, and the perfect dad and husband. Faced with losing his father's toy factory to a greedy business mogul, Stewart discovers a ticket for a special one-night-only train ride with a mysterious conductor to visit his past, present, and future. Where will the train stop?
Dave and the giant pickle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Biblical story of David and Goliath teaches kids that "with God, all things are possible."
Veggie tales( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who has the truest heart of all? Sweetpea Beauty knows that what's on the inside is what matters most, but insecure Queen Blueberry can't see past her own reflection! Will Sweetpea be able to help the Queen see beyond the lies the tricky mirror tells, and be able to see herself as God sees her? Find out the real meaning of true beauty
VeggieTales( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirabelle and her traveling family band are determined to make their next gig at Vegetable Square Garden. On their journey, a winter storm hits, and they get stuck at a run-down resort. Mr. Beet, the grumpy manager makes them sing and clean for their supper. Why is Mr. Beet such a beast? And can Mirabelle's kindness change him? Find out in the hilarious and heartwarming tale of unconditional love
VeggieTales( Visual )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king needs a new queen, and Esther has been chosen! But she's about to find out that being queen is going to take more courage than she ever imagined!
Rack, Shack & Benny( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By paralleling the Biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego and the Fiery Furnace, Rack, Shack and Benny helps children learn how to resist peer pressure and stand up for what they believe inches
Minnesota Cuke and the search for Noah's umbrella( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnesota is on the hunt for the famous Noah's Ark and along the way finds out about a powerful umbrella ... and the villain who wants it for himself
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