WorldCat Identities

Franson, Leanne

Overview
Works: 187 works in 424 publications in 11 languages and 12,297 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Miscellanea  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
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 2,063 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 )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she lives in a house full of avid readers, Meena hates books--until she discovers the magic inside them
Andy Russell, NOT wanted by the police by David A Adler( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 779 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 589 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
The thumb in the box by Ken Roberts( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this quirky new novel, Leon's mountain village is given a fire truck, but there are no roads, no cars and no fire hydrants. What will the village do with its new truck" Cf. Our choice, 2002
Ripley's Believe it or not! by Mary Packard( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 472 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!
Flood warning by Jacqueline Pearce( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 442 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
Mystery of the missing luck by Jacqueline Pearce( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maneki Neko--the lucky cat statue in Sara's grandmother's bakery--goes missing, Sara decides to find it before the bakery's luck is gone for good
Ripley's believe it or not! by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Creepy stuff by Mary Packard( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and French and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 347 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 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four-year-old Jessica pours a bucket of water on an unsuspecting monster in her house - only to discover that it is her father" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000
I miss Franklin P. Shuckles by Ulana Snihura( Book )

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

"Molly Pepper feels pressured into rebuffing her 'geeky' though endearing friend, but soon realizes her loss" Cf. Our choice, 1998-1999
Bizarre bugs by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 190 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
Odd-inary people by Mary Packard( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 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 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions 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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 142 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish 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
 
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Thumb and the bad guys
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The girl who hated booksAndy Russell, NOT wanted by the policeIt's a baby, Andy RussellThumb on a diamondThe thumb in the boxRipley's Believe it or not!Mystery of the missing luckRipley's believe it or not!
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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