WorldCat Identities

Verney, John

Overview
Works: 61 works in 172 publications in 3 languages and 2,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Anecdotes  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Biography  Folklore  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.V597, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Verney
February's road by John Verney( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in English and Dutch and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

February Callendar tries to save the family farm from the path of a new highway. Grades 5-7
Friday's tunnel by John Verney( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and German and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the Callendars, a large British family with a penchant for getting themselves involved in cloak-and-dagger mysteries and about their backyard tunnel
Going to the wars; a journey in various directions by John Verney( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 2019 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elephant war by Gillian Avery( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When P. T. Barnum decides to take Jumbo to America, Aunt Louisa and the Oxford children band together to save the animal and begin The Elephant War of England
To tame a sister by Gillian Avery( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Margaret hardly knows whether to look forward to a chance to mingle with the famous at her cousins' country home, or dread the mess her brothers' mischief will make of the situation
Ismo by John Verney( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old Master racket, art theft and smuggling, Italian lessons, and an idealistic anarchist organization dedicated to world conscience and humor are the ingredients of an involved adventure as a family prepares to spend a year in Italy
Seven sunflower seeds by John Verney( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Callendar family undertakes research to disclose why a breakfast mix has such a fantastic effect on race horses
The Italian spring by Gillian Avery( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her latest guardian dies, a twelve-year-old English girl is relieved when a distant cousin offers her a home in Italy
A dinner of herbs by John Verney( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2019 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School remembered : an anthology by Gillian Avery( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going to the wars by John Verney( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mad king of Chichiboo by John Verney( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King of Chichiboo was very fond of cooking. He was not fond of doing the daily tasks a king is usually expected to do. Cooking was his chief joy
Every advantage by John Verney( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine day for a picnic: a novel by John Verney( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trampoline by John Pudney( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Puffin book of horses : an anthology by Susan Chitty( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verney abroad by John Verney( Book )

4 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson's hoard by John Verney( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the sun : stories, poems, articles from 'Elizabethan' and other sources by John Verney( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look at houses by John Verney( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.27 for Seven sunf ... to 0.93 for Verney fam ...)

February's road
Alternative Names
John Verney

John Verney Brits kunstenaar (1913-1993)

John Verney English artist and writer

Languages
English (124)

German (7)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The elephant war