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Franson, Leanne

Overview
Works: 163 works in 380 publications in 15 languages and 12,383 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  History  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: AG243, 031.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leanne Franson
 
Most widely held works by Leanne Franson
Thumb and the bad guys by Ken Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the isolated Canadian fishing village where best friends Thumb and Susan live, mystery abounds. How did an eighteenth-century cannonball wash ashore? Why does the new schoolteacher wear a wig and pancake make-up? And why, when the village's lone "bad guy" sneaks off into the woods at night, do eerie screaming noises follow?
The girl who hated books by Manjusha Pawagi( Book )

53 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A humourous story about a young girl who hates books but lives in a house full of avid readers" Cf. Our choice, 1998-1999
Andy Russell, NOT wanted by the police by David A Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy and Tamika are watching their neighbor's house while they are away, but when strange and troubling things start happening inside the house, the police do not believe the children
It's a baby, Andy Russell by David A Adler( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Andy's parents are at the hospital with a new baby, leaving Andy and his sister at home with their germaphobic aunt, Andy thinks that Aunt Janet wants him to get rid of his pets
Thumb on a diamond by Ken Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kids from New Auckland are dying to see something outside of their little village. Then, Thumb come up with a plan to form a baseball team so the kids can go to the big tournament in Vancouver, but there are a few problems with their plan. There is no grass in New Auckland, no baseball diamond and no place large enough to put one. Also, none of the kids have ever played baseball before
Ripley's believe it or not : special edition 2012 by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Washington was the first American Millionaire. --Using only his eyelids, performer Harry McGreggor could "tow" a wagon carrying his wife. --There are 625 sweat glands in each square inch of your skin. Trxuth is stranger than fiction. Robert Ripley explored more than 190 countries seeking out everything bizarre and extraordinary. Now in paperback is the strangest of the strange--and this book presents the best of his collection. Believe it ... or Not!
The thumb in the box by Ken Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leon and his friend Susan live in New Auckland, an isolated fishing village on the northwest coast of British Columbia. One day, their village receives a fire truck. But there are no roads, no cars, and no fire hydrants. Then, the man who comes to build the fire station brings with him a practical joke--a real live wiggling thumb
Ripley's believe it or not! by Mary Packard( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Creepy stuff by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chock full of strange and spooky facts. Includes multiple choice quizzes
World's weirdest critters by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you know ... that hippo sweat looks like blood? ... that a tiger's roar can be heard up to two miles away? ... that golden eagles will attack airplanes that fly too close to their nests? Robert Ripley explored more than 190 countries seeking the bizarre. World's Weirdest Critters is packed with wild and wacky animal facts from Ripley's updated collection! Readers test their own critter smarts by taking the "Who Am I?" quizzes and Ripley's "Brain Busters" along the way. They'll be amazed by the things some animals will do
Jessica takes charge by Linda LaRose( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outcome of a resourceful girl's search for a monster startles her parents even more than herself
I miss Franklin P. Shuckles by Ulana Snihura( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "I Miss Franklin P. Shuckles", author Ulana Snihura explores the difficult themes of childhood friendship in conflict with the pressures of popularity and group acceptance. Never heavy-handed, this story following the friendship of a little girl and the "geeky" yet gifted neighbor is both funny and very moving. Molly Pepper's new neighbor, Franklin P. Shuckles, moves in next door during the summer. There is no one else around to play with so Molly is friends with him, in spite of the fact the "he has skinny legs and wears funny glasses". Although he can't catch, he is great at telling stories, and their summer together is wonderful. When school begins, everything changes: Molly is embarrassed by her awkward friend and tries to alienate him. "During lunch Franklin P. Shuckles always asks if I would like to share his lunch. Maybe if I chew very loud he'll get grossed out and move. So I did. But he didn't". He doesn't get the hint until she writes him an anonymous note reading "Molly Pepper doesn't like you". Silently he gives up, and Molly finds that she misses him--badly. She tries to let him know: "Maybe if I shared my double chocolate raisin cookies with him he would. So I did. But he didn't". At last she returns to the previous strategy: "Maybe if I wrote him a note saying 'Molly Pepper would like to be your friend again!' he would. So I did. And he did."
Bizarre bugs by Mary Packard( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you know that a cockroach can live for a week without its head? or that silk is made out of caterpillar spit? Bizarre bugs is crawling with hundreds of incredible facts like these. Get ready to be grossed out. Robert Ripley explored more than 200 countries seeking all things bizarre and extraordinary. This latest chapter book is packed with some of the weirdest, most outrageous insects he could find. insert. Illustrations. Everyone knows bugs are icky and creepy. But just wait until you hear all the amazing facts about bugs you didn't know! Get to know the creepiest of the crawlies, and test your knowledge with pop quizzes and special Brian Buster riddles along the way
Mystery of the missing luck by Jacqueline Pearce( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maneki Neko, a Japanese lucky cat statue, goes missing from her grandmother's bakery, Sara resolves to track it down and help restore the bakery's good fortune
Odd-inary people by Mary Packard( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of reportedly true accounts of people with unusual talents, strange experiences, and unusual physical attributes, and includes quizzes and answers
Totally gross by Mary Packard( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chock full of grossly disgusting facts. Includes multiple choice quizzes
World's weirdest gadgets by Mary Packard( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have you ever seen a car that flies? How about a motorized ice-cream cone? Well, get ready to believe your eyes! Ripley's has discovered the world's most unbelievable inventions and the extraordinary people who brought their unusual ideas to life
X-traordinary, x-tremes by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of strange-but-true facts and stories from the files of "Ripley's Believe It or Not," and includes related quizzes and answers
Rainy days with Bear by Maureen Hull( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is raining outside, but Teddy uses his imagination to travel around the world visiting sunny places
Flood warning by Jacqueline Pearce( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fraser River is about to flood, so Tom must get his family's dairy cows to safety before it is too late
 
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Thumb and the bad guys
Alternative Names
Franson, Leanne

Franson, Leanne R. 1963-

Leanne Franson Illustrator and cartoonist

פרנזון, ליאן

프랑송, 레안 1963-

프랜슨, 린 1963-

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The girl who hated booksAndy Russell, NOT wanted by the policeIt's a baby, Andy RussellThumb on a diamondRipley's believe it or not : special edition 2012The thumb in the boxRipley's believe it or not!Creepy stuff