WorldCat Identities

Farmer, Penelope 1939-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 279 publications in 8 languages and 7,875 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Religious fiction  Interviews  History  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.F2382, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penelope Farmer
Charlotte sometimes by Penelope Farmer( Book )
43 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When she awakens on her second day at boarding school, a young girl finds she has gone back in time to 1918
The summer birds by Penelope Farmer( Book )
17 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strange boy appears in the village one day and teaches all the children to fly
Daedalus and Icarus by Penelope Farmer( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Greek legend about the brilliant inventor whose engineering skill was the undoing of himself and his son
Beginnings : creation myths of the world by Penelope Farmer( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories and poems from many countries explaining the Creation and the different ways people have tried to interpret their world and experiences from the beginning of time
A castle of bone by Penelope Farmer( Book )
18 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three friends encounter a terrifying experience with a time warp when one falls into a cupboard and becomes an infant
Emma in winter by Penelope Farmer( Book )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma, spending a lonely winter with her grandfather and his housekeeper, develops a friendship with another solitary child, Bobby
Thicker than water by Penelope Farmer( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Both Will and his cousin Becky have some adjusting to do when he comes to live with her family after his mother's death, expecially when the ghost of a child coal miner begins his insistent haunting of Will
The story of Persephone by Penelope Farmer( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth
Eve, her story by Penelope Farmer( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and Korean and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William and Mary : a story by Penelope Farmer( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transported into strange underwater worlds by the half a sea shell William owns, Mary and William conduct a seemingly hopeless search for the other half of the shell
Penelope : a novel by Penelope Farmer( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since being abandoned by her widowered father, Flora lives with her cousin and struggles with memories of a previous life in which she was the child Penelope
The serpent's teeth; the story of Cadmus by Penelope Farmer( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates how Cadmus' quest for his lost sister results in the founding of Thebes
The magic stone by Penelope Farmer( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Year king by Penelope Farmer( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eighteen-year-old English boy must face a dangerous confrontation with his twin to resolve their lifelong crisis of identity
August the fourth by Penelope Farmer( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On August the fourth 1914, the day that England declares war on Germany, four children in the sleepy village of Wiltshire go on a picnic and do something worse than they have ever done before. But their parents do not react as they expected, as the threat of war hangs over that hot summer day and everything has changed
Away from home : a novel in ten episodes by Penelope Farmer( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sea gull by Penelope Farmer( Book )
3 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in Afrikaans and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen finds a wounded sea gull that he and Granny nurse back to health, but he refuses to believe that he cannot tame it
Glasshouses by Penelope Farmer( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two, or, The book of twins and doubles : an autobiographical anthology by Penelope Farmer( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soumchi by Amos Oz( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary, A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love
 
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Alternative Names
Farmer, P.
ファーマー, ペネロピー
ファーマー, ペネロープ
Languages
English (166)
Afrikaans (2)
German (1)
Telugu (1)
Slovenian (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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