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Rankin, Arthur Jr

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Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas has been canceled! Or at least it will be if Santa can't find a way to guide his sleigh through a fierce blizzard. Fortunately for him, there's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Frosty the Snowman by Jimmy Durante( Visual )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty the snowman: When Frosty comes to life, he must weather a storm of adventures and the plans of an evil magician before he can find safety and happiness at the North Pole. Frosty returns: When a power-hungry tycoon invents a product that will eliminate snow, Holly must convince the people of Beansboro to save the snow and her friend Frosty
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely unicorn, believing herself to be the last, searches for any others of her kind, while avoiding the malevolent Red Bull, the agent believed to have destroyed the rest of her herd. She finally finds help from a magician named Schmendrick and a knight named Prince Lir
Santa Claus is comin' to town( Visual )

47 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where does Santa's suit come from? Why does he slide down the chimney? Why does he live at the North Pole? The answers to all these questions and the origins of our favorite holiday traditions are revealed in this classic about Kris Kringle, the world's most famous gift-giver
The little drummer boy( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphaned drummer boy witnesses the birth of baby Jesus. Having no gift for him he gives the only thing he has - a song
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey: An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem
Frosty's winter wonderland( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty's winter wonderland: Frosty the snowman comes to life and his friends build him a snowwife. The snowpeople fall in love and prepare for a lavish wedding celebration. But the evil Jack Frost freezes Frosty lifeless. Only a special warm kiss placed onto Frosty's cold cheek and the words "I love you" can bring him back to life
The Easter Bunny is comin' to town by Fred Astaire( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the village of Kidsville, a town run entirely by children, the children and Sunny the Bunny make goodies for the Easter holiday, and win over the grumpy nearby town of grownups by inventing many happy Easter traditions
The first Easter Rabbit( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuffy the Rabbit is a cuddly toy who magically comes to life and journeys to Easter Valley, an enchanted realm where it's always springtime, even though it's not all that far from Santa's house. From there, the Bunny hopes to bring the first-ever basket of Easter goodies to children. Unfortunately, a cold-hearted ice creature named Zero refuses to allow such happiness. If Zero has his way, he will freeze out Easter celebrations forever
Cricket on the hearth by Charles Dickens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. It tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter which were helped by a Cricket named Crocket on Christmas morning. Crocket restores peace and happiness when tragedy strikes the family
Frosty the snowman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty the Snowman goes where he's needed most, and the town of Evergreen sure needed a visit. Mr. Tinkerton, the mayor, runs a tight ship, and there's no room for talk of magic or any other such nonsense. But, when Frosty the Snowman comes to town, he shows the town's children that magic is real
Santa Claus is comin' to town ; The little drummer boy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Santa Claus is comin' to town] Relates the story of how Santa Claus gained fame as the ultimate gift-giver, and Little drummer boy portrays the spirit of Christmas. [The little drummer boy] A little orphan boy laments that he has no gift to bring the infant Jesus. He finally realizes that he can share his most precious gift of music with the new-born babe
The year without a Santa Claus : plus, Rudolph's shiny new year, and, Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year without a Santa Claus: Weary St. Nick foregoes his gift-giving journey leaving Mrs. Claus and two elves to reawaken the Christmas spirit in Santa and the world's children
J.R.R. Tolkien's return of the king( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo the hobbit is back to battle the evil forces that have invaded Middle Earth. This continues the quest for the now-villainous Ring. Frodo vows to destroy the Ring, even if it costs him his own life. He pursues the Ring to the inside of Mount Doom, a volcano. He does this on behalf of good-guy Aragon, who will never be able to escape the dreaded land of Sauron so long as the Ring retains its evil powers
The original Christmas classics by Fred Astaire( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
'Twas the night before Christmas by Joel Grey( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disbeliever has interrupted the mails from Junctionville to the North Pole, and must be brought to his senses to facilitate Santa's return
The king and I( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated adaptation of the musical, with additions such as an evil sorceror plotting to steal the throne and playful new characters "kids will love."
Rudolph & Frosty's Christmas in July( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus must save Frosty and Rudolph from a bad wizard
Here comes Peter Cottontail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny, everyone in April Valley agrees-- except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his archrival to earn the top spot-- and save Easter for children everywhere!
 
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The first Easter Rabbit
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Frosty the SnowmanThe year without a Santa ClausThe Easter Bunny is comin' to townThe first Easter Rabbit'Twas the night before Christmas
Alternative Names
Arthur Gardner Rankin 1924-2014 Jr

Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr. 1924-2014

Arthur Rankin

Arthur Rankin Jr. Amerikaans filmregisseur (1924-2014)

Arthur Rankin jr. amerikansk regissør

Arthur Rankin Jr. director estadounidense

Arthur Rankin Jr. regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Arthur Rankin mlajši

Rankin, Arthur 1924-2014

Rankin, Arthur Gadner, Jr. 1924-2014

Rankin, Arthur Gardner.

Rankin Arthur Jr.

Rankin Arthur Jr 1924-2014

Άρθουρ Ράνκιν Τζούνιορ

Ранкин, Артур

란킨, 아서 1924-2014 주니어

란킨, 아서 주니어 1924-2014

アーサー・ランキン・Jr

Languages
English (337)

Spanish (8)

German (1)