WorldCat Identities

Chauncy, Nan 1900-1970

Overview
Works: 69 works in 242 publications in 9 languages and 2,296 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Adventure stories  Comedy films  Historical fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C397, 823.91
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Most widely held works by Nan Chauncy
Devils' Hill by Nan Chauncy( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in 6 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some children on a Tasmanian farm explore the bush in a hunt for a missing cow, and not only find the animal and its new calf, but some Tasmanian devils as well
Tangara: "let us set off again." by Nan Chauncy( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes when Lexie fingered a string of shells she had been given as a little girl, she felt strange memories stir. It was as if something very precious was buried away in her own mind... Great-great Aunt Rita's old shell necklace carries a power that Lexie can't possibly know. Then, when it leads her to a new friend, she and Merrina enter the secret gully where Merrina's people live. But the gully holds a terrible secret, as old as the necklace itself. Will Lexie be strong enough, as she relives the nightmare her Aunt Rita endured?
The adventures of Tom Sawyer : Lil' treasure hunters ; Devil's Hill by Norman Taurog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn are always getting into trouble, but when they witness a murder, they take a vow of silence and head down river on a raft. The whole town thinks they're dead, so when they return, they are in even more trouble--and not only with their families. The trial for the murder begins, and the killer needs to make sure they don't tell what they know
Tiger in the bush by Nan Chauncy( Book )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Badge, a Tasmamian boy, is faced with a delimma when he tells his American cousin the secret whereabouts of a rare, nearly extinct Tasmanian tiger
High and haunted island by Nan Chauncy( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and German and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two girls were stranded on the Tasmanian coast during World War I. They were rescued by a strange sect called Circlists, and lived with them for many years on a remote island. They are eventually found, but have happily married, so they decide to stay
They found a cave by Nan Chauncy( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some adventurous children run away from unpopular guardians to live in a cave in the Tasmanian bush, where they meet a bushman they nick-name "Mad Dad" and discover an unusual treasure
Hunted in their own land by Nan Chauncy( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional reconstruction of the tragic fate of the Toogee people, aborigines of western Tasmania, after the arrival of the white man
The roaring 40 by Nan Chauncy( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunt for gold in the remote Port Davey area of south-west Tasmania leads to the discovery of a wild-haired boy, and a mystery
Half a world away by Nan Chauncy( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family leaves its comfortable world in Kent in 1911 to become pioneers in Tasmania
World's end was home by Nan Chauncy( Book )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dallie, an orphan of eleven, who disliked the rich aunt with whom she lived, and went off in secret to live with the Wilde family in a remote and unsettled region of Tasmania
Mathinna's people by Nan Chauncy( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional reconstruction of the tragic fate of the Toogee people, aborigines of western Tasmania, after the arrival of the white man
A fortune for the brave by Nan Chauncy( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1977 in English and German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan Huon Trivett inherits a remote island off the east coast of Tasmania, which holds 'a fortune for the brave'
The lighthouse keeper's son by Nan Chauncy( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although it's an isolated and frequently dangerous life, a nine-year-old decides, after his father tries pineapple farming, that he definitely prefers being a lighthouse keeper's son
Lizzie lights by Nan Chauncy( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Elizabeth Wigg (Lizzie Lights) Shag Island is a place of refuge and she secretly fears the outside world. Her pen-friend Myra comes to stay for the summer holidays and Lizzie's life will never be the same again
The skewbald pony by Nan Chauncy( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il segreto della vallata by Nan Chauncy( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in Italian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beekeeping by Nan Chauncy( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic at the garage by Nan Chauncy( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger in the bush ; Tangara by Nan Chauncy( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreng i Tasmanien by Nan Chauncy( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in Danish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tangara: "let us set off again."
Alternative Names
Chauncy, N. 1900-1970

Chauncy, N. (Nan), 1900-1970

Chauncy, Nan Masterman

Chauncy, Nancen Beryl 1900-1970

Chauncy, Nancen Beryl Masterman 1900-1970

Masterman, Nancen Beryl 1900-1970

Nan Chauncy australiensk författare

Nan Chauncy australische Kinderbuchautorin

Nan Chauncy australsk skribent

Nan Chauncy escritora anglo-australiana de literatura infantil y juvenil

Nan Chauncy femme de lettres anglo-australienne de littérature d'enfance et de jeunesse‎

Nan Chauncy schrijfster uit Australië (1900-1970)

Rosenfeld, Nancen 1900-1970

チョンシー, ナン

ナン・チョーンシー English-Australian children's author

Languages
English (125)

German (17)

Italian (14)

French (10)

Danish (7)

Swedish (6)

Dutch (6)

Finnish (1)

Norwegian (1)

Covers
Tiger in the bush