WorldCat Identities

Coates, John

Overview
Works: 25 works in 144 publications in 3 languages and 6,928 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Short films  Fantasy films  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author, Other, Creator, pmn
Classifications: DA660, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Coates
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaves a spell of magical winter enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the North Pole
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
The snowman and the snowdog by Hilary Audus( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated sequel to the Christmas classic from Raymond Briggs. A young boy discovers a hidden box under the floorboards of his bedroom. Inside the box are a variety of items which he uses to make a Snowman and, using some leftover snow, a Snowdog. When his frozen creations magically come to life at the stroke of midnight, he joins them on an amazing arial adventure over London and onwards to the North Pole
The tale of Pigling Bland and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pigling Bland's trip to market becomes an unexpected adventure when he meets Pig-wig, a lovely little pig who has been stolen, and offers to help her escape from the wicked farmer. The mischievous Tom Kitten falls into the grasp of a fat, greedy rat called Samuel Whiskers, who wants to enjoy Kitten Dumpling for his dinner. The enchanting story of a tailor working on a magnificent coat for the Mayor of Gloucester. When the tailor falls ill, the coat is mysteriously completed by secret helpers
Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Nick's job isn't as easy as everyone thinks. His preparations for the big night are an exhausting, year-round affair, so the hardest working man in snow biz converts his sleigh into a camper and flies off into the sky for a globe-hopping vacation
The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yet again Lucie loses her pocket handkerchief. In her search she meets Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, a kindly, but strangely prickly washerwoman, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher who tells her of his eventful fishing trip. When seven little bunnies go missing Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny find themselves caught up in a terrible battle between Mr. Tod and his unwelcome guest. Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca create havoc in the doll's house while Johnny Town-Mouse entertains a visitor from the country who has travelled up by mistake in a hamper of vegetables
Raymond Briggs' the snowman ; Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snowman: A young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a fantasy dream visit to the North Pole
The hour between dog and wolf : risk-taking, gut feelings and the biology of boom and bust by John Coates( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Wall Street trader-turned-neuroscientist reveals the biology of boom-and-bust cycles to explain the impact of risk taking on body chemistry, citing the relationship between testosterone, decision making, and emotional health
When the wind blows by Jimmy T Murakami( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A couple face a nuclear holocaust with only the instruction from the government's infamous 'Protect and survive' leaflet to help them."--Container
The hour between dog and wolf : risk taking, gut feelings, and the biology of boom and bust by John Coates( )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Wall Street trader turned Cambridge neuroscientist reveals the biology of boom and bust and how risk taking transforms body chemistry, driving people to extremes of euphoria and risky behavior or stress and depression. The laws of financial boom and bust have more than a little to do with male hormones. In a series of groundbreaking experiments, Dr. John Coates identified a feedback loop between testosterone and success that dramatically lowers the fear of risk in men
The Wind in the willows ; The willows in winter by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, & Badger
The Beatrix Potter collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrix Potter takes her rightful place alongside Walt Disney and the Brothers Grimm as a storyteller for children of all ages, as this delightful boxed set demonstrates. The collection includes nine 30-minute animated tales (tails?) of Peter Rabbit and crew, originally--and lovingly--produced for the BBC
Patience by John Coates( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lightly handled story of sex, marriage and Catholicism maintains a gay innocence as Patience Gathorne-Galley wakens to her unused potentialities. Learning of her husband's mistress and very aware of ubiquitous Sin, she is very much surprised to discover that there is such a thing as love when she meets Philip who gives her her first lesson in sex. With the help of her worldly sister and her lawyer husband, Patience uses her faith's weapons to dissolve her marriage to Edward and then discovers she has been living in adultery, with Edward's first wife still alive. But there are other gambits, other obstacles before she is free to take her three little girls, marry Philip and present him with a new baby. Sort of silly if you look at it one way but for some giddy and amusing moments this has a certain spark
The hour between dog and wolf : how risk taking transforms us, body and mind by John Coates( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Wall Street trader-turned-neuroscientist reveals the biology of boom-and-bust cycles to explain the impact of risk taking on body chemistry, citing the relationship between testosterone, decision making, and emotional health
The international consultant's manual : a guide to winning consultancy assignments financed by the international finance institutions by John Coates( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art of nick cardy by John Coates( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Spiegle : a life in comic art by John Coates( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Coates : the man who built The Snowman : a biography of the producer of The snowman, Yellow submarine and many other films-- by Marie Beardmore( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Coates is best known as the producer of The Snowman, When the Wind Blows, Wind in the Willows, Willows in Winter, and Famous Fred, and as the man behind the Beatles film Yellow Submarine. This intimate biography takes the reader on a journey through Coates's early life, his years as an army officer in the 11th Hussars in World War II, and his postwar life as a distributor for Rank films throughout Asia, before returning to England and eventually taking over TV Cartoons. With a foreword by Raymond Briggs and an epilogue by Coates himself, this abundantly illustrated work also includes a DVD of selections from Coates's work."--Distributor's website
The first fifty years, 1925-1975 by Masonite Corporation( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The world of Peter Rabbit and friends The Beatrix Potter collection
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The world of Peter Rabbit and friendsThe Beatrix Potter collectionArt of nick cardyJohn Coates : the man who built The Snowman : a biography of the producer of The snowman, Yellow submarine and many other films--
Alternative Names
Coates, J.

Languages
English (127)

French (7)

Italian (2)