WorldCat Identities

Matthews, John (John Clark)

Overview
Works: 24 works in 110 publications in 1 language and 5,282 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Animated films  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Short films  Fiction  Children's television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Matthews
The mouse and the motorcycle by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses live-action and dimensional animation to present the story of a young boy who is saved from a boring weekend in a run-down hotel by a motorcycle-loving mouse who leads him on a series of exciting adventures. Also includes Runaway Ralph: Riding his toy motorcycle to a summer camp for human children, he befriends a lonely young boy accused of stealing, and must face a nasty tom cat to help clear his new friends name
Curious George goes to the hospital by Margret Rey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the use of puppet animation, tells about a monkey named Curious George who swallows a piece of jigsaw puzzle and undergoes a doctor's examination, diagnostic tests, and surgery. The monkey's hilarious behavior and rapid recovery help to reassure young viewers facing their own hospitalization
Ralph S. Mouse : --and more exciting animal adventure stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin. "Stanley and the Dinosaurs" features the adventures of Stanley, a caveman who likes to garden and paint pictures. When Mother and Father Elephant are lost at sea, their elephant son is left all alone. But not for long. Old "Uncle Elephant," who has more wrinkles than the beach has sand, makes a new home for his young nephew
Danny and the dinosaur : --and more friendly "monster" stories( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
Curious George( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two episodes from the animated series, The Adventures of Curious George : "Curious George comes to America" and "Curious George goes to the hospital." In "Curious George comes to America," the Man with the Yellow Hat meets George in the jungle and decides to bring him to the city. George doesn't mean any harm, but his shipboard antics soon get him into trouble. And, in "Curious George goes to the hospital," George's curiosity leads him on another adventure when he swallows a puzzle piece. Rushed to the emergency room, George soon forgets his fears as he learns how hospitals help people feel better. Includes additional bonus episodes
Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Beverly Cleary's beloved Ralph S. Mouse find him running away from his hotel home to avoid sharing his motorcycle
Curious George comes to America( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious George comes to America: Join the man with the yellow hat as he meets George in the jungle and decides to bring him to the city. George doesn't mean any harm, but his shipboard antics soon get him into trouble. Based on the character of Curious George created by Margret and H.A. Rey. Frog and Toad together: Join Frog and Toad as they learn about patience, willpower, and the importance of friendship. Frog and Toad are friends: Frog and Toad learn about what it really means to be true friends
Frog and Toad are friends : Frog and Toad : behind the scenes by Arnold Lobel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends - Frog and Toad
Stories about Ralph S. Mouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" Ralph makes a friend. Stuck at a hotel for the weekend, Kevin lets Ralph borrow his toy motorcycle, and while out for a spin Ralph has a series of exciting adventures. Ralph returns for "Runaway Ralph" wherein he runs away from his home at the Mountain View Inn. But the Happy Acres Summer Camp is not what Ralph has in mind - lucky for him, his friend Garf is a friend indeed. In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin
Mouse soup( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this animated musical film, Mouse gets snatched up by a hungry Weasel who is determined to make him into soup. Mouse weaves one tale after another - all leading to his escape
Stanley and the dinosaurs( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley, who is different from the other cavemen, is banished from their cave. He sets out to create a more comfortable dwelling for himself. The other cavemen soon discover that being "different" may not be so terrible after all
The Ralph Mouse collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" Ralph makes a friend. Stuck at a hotel for the weekend, Kevin lets Ralph borrow his toy motorcycle, and while out for a spin Ralph has a series of exciting adventures. Ralph returns for "Runaway Ralph" wherein he runs away from his home at the Mountain View Inn. But the Happy Acres Summer Camp is not what Ralph has in mind - lucky for him, his friend Garf is a friend indeed. In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin
Frog and Toad together by Arnold Lobel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toad and Frog test their courage, patience, willpower, and above all, friendship. An entertaining way to introduce serious concepts
The Adventures of Curious George by Western Publishing Co( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the use of puppet animation, tells the story of George, that irrepressible monkey, who is living happily in the jungle when he is discovered by the man in the yellow hat and whisked off on a series of avdentures on land and sea. George's curiosity gets him into a lot of trouble, but produces many laughs along the way
Curious George by H. A Rey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come play with George, that irrepressible monkey. He lives happily in the jungle until the man in the yellow hat comes along and whisks him off on a series of escapades on land and sea
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the further adventures of a motorcycle-riding mouse who goes to school and becomes the instigator of an investigation of rodents and the peacemaker for two lonely boys
The adventures of Curious George and his friends by George McQuilkin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five episodes of adventures with memorable characters from children's books
Curious George( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains animated versions of three children's stories
Three little pigs sing a gig( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkling humor, sing-along songs and stop-motion animation add a delightful, contemporary spin to this cherished fairy tale classic!
Frog and Toad : behind the scenes( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the animation was achieved for the award-winning film Frog and Toad are friends. Demonstrates how the characters were sculpted, how the arm and leg movements were synchronized, and how the lip movements were matched to the sound track
 
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Matthews, John Clark

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English (102)

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