WorldCat Identities

Pearce, Philippa

Overview
Works: 270 works in 1,157 publications in 18 languages and 20,178 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Fairy tales  Picture books  History  Paranormal fiction  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Editor, Dedicator, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.P3145, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philippa Pearce
Tom's midnight garden by Philippa Pearce( Book )

169 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 3,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom prowls through his relative's home at night, discovers a Victorian garden where none exists in the day and there he meets Hatty
The way to Sattin Shore by Philippa Pearce( Book )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tombstone with her father's name suddenly disappears from the graveyard, Kate, an English school girl, witnesses the unraveling of a mystery surrounding the death of her father
The squirrel wife by Philippa Pearce( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For saving the life of one of the green people, Jack is blessed with the love and knowledge of a squirrel-wife
The little gentleman by Philippa Pearce( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's dull life is transformed when she meets and befriends an extraordinary talking mole that likes to be read to and tell of his own past exploits throughout the centuries
A dog so small by Philippa Pearce( Book )

77 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For months, Ben Blewitt had been thinking about dogs. Alsatians, Great Danes, mastiffs, bloodhounds, borzois ... so imagine his disappointment when, for his birthday, Ben received not a dog but a picture of a dog. Ben's imagination soon got to work, though, and that's when his strange adventures began
The battle of Bubble and Squeak by Philippa Pearce( Book )

44 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid Parker's mother hates pets, but when he brings home two gerbils she has trouble getting them out of the house
Amy's three best things by Philippa Pearce( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amy, who has never spent a night away from home, declares that she wants to spend not one night but three nights at her grandma's house. So she packs a bag, and off she goes. She and Grandma have a lovely time until Amy is alone in her bed and starts to worry. Luckily she has brought three things from home to help her get through the night in remarkable ways"--Page 2 of cover
The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce( Book )

44 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English boys, David and Adam, spend the summer canoeing on the River Say and, with just an old riddle for a clue, try to find a treasure hidden along its banks by one of Adam's ancestors
Beauty and the Beast by Philippa Pearce( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast
What the neighbors did, and other stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight humorous short stories involving secret midnight snacks, peculiar neighbours, thefts, and an old man who claims to have had a grandfather who was seven feet tall
Familiar and haunting : collected stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books, including tales of animals, ghosts, and everyday life
A finder's magic by Philippa Pearce( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mysterious stranger offers to help Till find his dog, they embark on a magical quest, interviewing various witnesses including a heron, a mole, a riddling cat, and Miss Mousey, whose sketch of a peaceful riverbank offers a vital clue
The shadow-cage, and other tales of the supernatural by Philippa Pearce( Book )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these ten tales of the supernatural, Phiolippa Pearce gives ordinary incidents and objects of everyday life a threatening, frightening power. A green bottle, a stripey dressing gown, an old cupboard - each tale twists uneexpectedly towards a chilling suprise
Who's afraid? : and other strange stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven stories about ghosts and the supernatural
Lion at school and other stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine stories about animals, including a lion who goes to school, a lonely horse in search of adventure, and a mouse trying to avoid a mousetrap
Mrs. Cockle's cat by Philippa Pearce( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter, the cat, goes looking for fresh fish, and Mrs. Cockle follows him
Emily's own elephant by Philippa Pearce( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the zoo is unable to keep a miniature elephant, Emily and her parents make a home for it and its monkey friend in their lovely meadow with a river running by
The Minnow leads to treasure by Philippa Pearce( Book )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1980 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When David finds the owner of the canoe which has been left by flood waters of the River Say at the foot of the garden, he also finds a friend of his own age, Adam Codling--and adventure. With an ancient riddle as their only clue the two boys embark on a search for the treasure hidden by Adam's ancestor 400 years before." Booklist
The children of the house by Brian Fairfax-Lucy( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though their parents are landed gentry in early twentieth-century England, four children grow up lonely and impoverished on the family estate
 
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Tom's midnight garden
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The way to Sattin ShoreThe squirrel wifeThe little gentlemanA dog so smallThe battle of Bubble and SqueakAmy's three best thingsThe Oxford book of children's storiesMinnow on the Say
Alternative Names
Ann Philippa Pearceová

Christie, Ann Philippa, 1920-2006

Pearce, A. Philippa

Pearce, A. Philippa 1920-

Pearce, A. Philippa 1920-2006

Pearce, A. Philippa (Ann Philippa)

Pearce, Ann P. 1920-

Pearce, Ann P. 1920-2006

Pearce, Ann Philippa

Pearce, Ann Philippa 1920-

Pearce Ann Philippa 1920-2006

Pearce, Philipa 1920-

Pearce, Philipa 1920-2006

Pearce, Philippa

Pearce Philippa 1920-2006

Philippa, Pearce 1920-2006

Philippa Pearce britische Autorin

Philippa Pearce britisk skribent

Philippa Pearce Brits schrijfster (1920-2006)

Philippa Pearce brittisk författare

Philippa Pearce écrivaine britannique

Philippa Pearce English children's writer

Philippa Pearce scrittrice inglese

Piasu, Firippa 1920-

Piasu, Firippa 1920-2006

Pirs Filipa

Warrener

Warrener 1920-2006

Пирс, Филиппа

פירס, אן פיליפה

פירס, פיליפה

פירס, פיליפה סופרת בריטית

ფილიპა პირსი

피어스, 필리파 1920-2006

피어스, 필리퍼 1920-2006

アン・フィリッパ・ピアス

ピアス, フィリッパ

ピアス, フィリッパ 1920-2006

ピアス, フィリパ

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