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Books with author Cornelius VanWright

  • The Little Red Crane

    Cornelius Van Wright

    Hardcover (Starbright Books, Aug. 17, 2020)
    Dex the Little Red Crane and his very tall operator, Pete, are needed for a BIG project far away! While traveling through cities and across the water to their destination, Dex and Pete meet giant crane friends, all with different jobs. What could this BIG project far away want with a little crane like Dex? In the end, Dex may have the coolest job of all. A perfect story for readers interested in construction vehicles, each page of The Little Red Crane introduces readers to a new kind of machinery and the job it performs. Beautifully detailed illustrations enhance the enjoyable and informative journey.
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  • When an Alien Meets a Swamp Monster

    Cornelius Van Wright

    Hardcover (Nancy Paulsen Books, Feb. 20, 2014)
    Could two little boys who scare each other silly ever become friends?When Alik and Boi accidentally bump into each other at the pond, they aren’t exactly thrilled. In fact, they’re terrified! Boi thinks Alik is a swamp monster, and Alik thinks Boi is a space alien. Both run home in a panic to share their news, but their families don’t believe them. If only Alik and Boi can drum up the courage to venture back outside, they just might cross paths again and realize how much they have in common.With an encouraging message about second chances and looking past appearances, this delightfully absurd story about two very different-looking adventurers is full of laugh-out-loud, action-packed fun. It’s perfect for fans of funny books like Shark vs. Train and Children Make Terrible Pets.
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  • Bucky and Stu vs. the Mikanikal Man

    Cornelius Van Wright

    Hardcover (Nancy Paulsen Books, July 28, 2015)
    It’s the adventure of a lifetime when best friends—and self-proclaimed superheroes—defeat bad guys of their own invention. It’s wonk ’em time when Bucky and Stu have to stand up to Phat Tyre, TrashMan and Hose-Nose. No matter that the bad guys are all made out of household items that Bucky and Stu have assembled themselves—these bad guys don’t stand a chance against the boys’ power moves. Still, it’s quite a surprise when their latest villain, the giant Mikanikal Man, gets zapped during a lightning storm and comes to life! The battle—and thrill—of a lifetime ensue. Full of surprises and laughs, this upbeat, action-packed story celebrates imagination, creativity, and friendship in even the most unexpected forms. Cornelius Van Wright’s hilarious illustrations are full of surprises and are perfect for portraying the high-speed antics of two enthusiastic boys.
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  • Grace at Christmas

    Mary Hoffman, Cornelius VanWright

    Hardcover (Dial Books, Oct. 13, 2011)
    Grace loves Christmas - acting out the nativity story, opening presents, celebrating with Ma, Nana and Paw-Paw. But this Christmas Nana announces they will have visitors from Trinidad. Grace is horrified! She does NOT want to share the day with another little girl she doesn't even know. But after some wise words from Nana, Grace's generous spirit shines through. And in the end, as they all share a special surprise, Grace thinks it could be the best Christmas ever!
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  • Bucky and Stu vs. the Mikanikal Man

    Cornelius Van Wright

    eBook (Nancy Paulsen Books, July 28, 2015)
    It’s the adventure of a lifetime when best friends—and self-proclaimed superheroes—defeat bad guys of their own invention. It’s wonk ’em time when Bucky and Stu have to stand up to Phat Tyre, TrashMan and Hose-Nose. No matter that the bad guys are all made out of household items that Bucky and Stu have assembled themselves—these bad guys don’t stand a chance against the boys’ power moves. Still, it’s quite a surprise when their latest villain, the giant Mikanikal Man, gets zapped during a lightning storm and comes to life! The battle—and thrill—of a lifetime ensue. Full of surprises and laughs, this upbeat, action-packed story celebrates imagination, creativity, and friendship in even the most unexpected forms. Cornelius Van Wright’s hilarious illustrations are full of surprises and are perfect for portraying the high-speed antics of two enthusiastic boys.
  • The Little Red Crane

    Cornelius Van Wright

    Paperback (Star Bright Books, Aug. 17, 2020)
    Dex the Little Red Crane and his Very Tall Operater, Pete, are needed for a BIG project far away! While traveling through cities and across the water to their destination, Dex and Pete meet giant crane friends, all with different jobs. What could this BIG project far away want with a little crane like Dex? In the end, Dex may have the coolest job of all. A perfect story for readers interested in construction vehicles, each page of The Little Red Crane introduces readers to a new kind of machinery and the job it performs. Beautifully detailed illustrations enhance the enjoyable and informative journey.
  • Bucky and Stu vs. the Mikanikal Man by Cornelius Van Wright

    Cornelius Van Wright

    Hardcover (Nancy Paulsen Books, March 15, 1695)
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  • Bucky and Stu vs. the Mikanikal Man by Cornelius Van Wright

    Cornelius Van Wright

    Hardcover (Nancy Paulsen Books (2015-07-28), Aug. 16, 1656)
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  • When an Alien Meets a Swamp Monster

    Cornelius Van Wright

    eBook (Nancy Paulsen Books, Feb. 20, 2014)
    Could two little boys who scare each other silly ever become friends?When Alik and Boi accidentally bump into each other at the pond, they aren’t exactly thrilled. In fact, they’re terrified! Boi thinks Alik is a swamp monster, and Alik thinks Boi is a space alien. Both run home in a panic to share their news, but their families don’t believe them. If only Alik and Boi can drum up the courage to venture back outside, they just might cross paths again and realize how much they have in common.With an encouraging message about second chances and looking past appearances, this delightfully absurd story about two very different-looking adventurers is full of laugh-out-loud, action-packed fun. It’s perfect for fans of funny books like Shark vs. Train and Children Make Terrible Pets.