WorldCat Identities

Sefton, Catherine

Overview
Works: 55 works in 218 publications in 4 languages and 3,639 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Case studies  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S4525, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine Sefton
In a blue velvet dress by Catherine Sefton( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a ghost in a blue velvet dress, bookworm Jane survives the disaster of finding herself on vacation without a single book at her disposal
Island of the strangers by Catherine Sefton( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora has the courage not to take sides with the rival gangs in her village in Northern Ireland
The haunting of Ellen : a story of suspense by Catherine Sefton( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl living on the coast of Northern Ireland begins to be haunted by a ghost who seems to be asking for her help
The day the smells went wrong by Catherine Sefton( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie and Phil can't understand why nothing smells right. Chocolate smells like carrots, fruit like fish and their school dinners like Miss Boot's perfume. Somehow they have all become muddled and it's up to Jackie and Phil to sort it out
The Emma dilemma by Catherine Sefton( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emma falls downstairs and bumps her head, the accident produces a second Emma who is transparent and flickery around the edges
Starry nights : a novel by Catherine Sefton( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published, 1986. This is the first of three novels concerning the effects of living in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Kathleen discovers that she is not her mother's child, but her sister Rose's and that Rose is pregnant again
Along a lonely road by Catherine Sefton( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Ruth Maguire encounters the wet man on the lonely Wrack Road seems no different to any other, but their meeting on the bleak Dooney Headland, where Ruth lives with her mother and brother and little sister, has terrifying consequences
The ghost and Bertie Boggin by Catherine Sefton( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertie, too small to play with his brother and sister, finds that a ghost can be a very pleasant best friend
Shadows on the lake by Catherine Sefton( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emer's ghost by Catherine Sefton( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pocket elephant by Catherine Sefton( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a special pocket lined with lettuce leaves or sometimes with bread and jam, happily lives Mary's little elephant. Until one day her little elephant discovers a world outside the pocket, but has trouble finding it's way back home. Suggested level: junior, primary
Frankie's story by Catherine Sefton( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The skeleton Club by Catherine Sefton( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bullies who make up the Skeleton Club are sure they will beat Walter, the new boy at school, into submission. But they and their leader Jerome have more of a contest on their hands than they expected. Suggested level: primary
The beat of the drum by Catherine Sefton( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drum beats in the small streets of an Ulter town, and Brian Hanna is one of its victims. Physically and mentally scarred by what has already happened to him, Brian is trapped on the 'British' side of the Northern Ireland conflict, the Protestant side. His friends Val and Duggy and Hicky and his uncleBilly follow the beat of the drum, all in their own ways; and Brian has to come to terms with his world as the flags flutter and the loyalist bands march and tension grows in the sticky summer streets. There is bitterness and pride and fear and defiance in the beat of the drum ... but what do you do about it if the drum beats in your streets?
The sleepers on the hill by Catherine Sefton( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted schoolbag by Catherine Sefton( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost girl by Catherine Sefton( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The back house ghosts by Catherine Sefton( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the 11 members of the Mooney family come to stay at the Bon Vista guest house, Ellen and Bella have to move to the back house - and then the haunting begins
The blue misty monsters by Catherine Sefton( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Misty family, visiting Earth in their Zome Kraft, make a less than successful attempt to disguise themselves like the two-legged monsters living there
The kidnapping of Suzie Q by Catherine Sefton( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suzie Q bliver taget som gidsel under et mislykket røveri i et supermarked, og hun må trække på alle sine ressourcer for at overleve den dødsensfarlige situation
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityWaddell, Martin

Sefton, Catherine 1941-...

セフトン, キャサリン

Languages
English (134)

Spanish (1)

Welsh (1)

Japanese (1)

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Island of the strangersThe haunting of Ellen : a story of suspenseThe day the smells went wrongStarry nights : a novelAlong a lonely roadThe ghost and Bertie BogginEmer's ghostThe pocket elephant