WorldCat Identities

Verney, John

Overview
Works: 55 works in 150 publications in 2 languages and 2,063 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Anecdotes  History  Biography  Folklore  Young adult works  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.A939, [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 German and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
February Callendar tries to save the family farm from the path of a new highway. Grades 5-7
Going to the wars; a journey in various directions by John Verney ( Book )
22 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Friday's tunnel by John Verney ( Book )
14 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 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
The elephant war by Gillian Avery ( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and held by 205 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 175 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 )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 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 150 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 99 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 )
7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elaboratessan experience briefly mentioned in the author's earlier book "Going to the Wars". Reflecting on his experiences in the years after the war
School remembered : an anthology by Gillian Avery ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mad king of Chichiboo by John Verney ( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 48 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
Fine day for a picnic: a novel by John Verney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every advantage by John Verney ( Book )
4 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 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 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trampoline by John Pudney ( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verney abroad by John Verney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samson's hoard by John Verney ( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the sun : stories, poems, articles from 'Elizabethan' and other sources by John Verney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Percival Lewis, Esq., appellant, Elias Turner, Jacob Sawbridge, Sir George Caswall, Robinson Knight, and Sir Henry Blunt, Bart, respondents the appellant's case by Percival Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1734 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Look at houses by John Verney ( Book )
5 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (105)
German (1)
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