WorldCat Identities

Burton, Hester

Overview
Works: 76 works in 259 publications in 9 languages and 4,310 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Novels  Biography  Adventure stories  Exhibition catalogs  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.B953, FIC
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Most widely held works about Hester Burton
 
Most widely held works by Hester Burton
Time of trial by Hester Burton( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1801 when a London tenement collapses, Mr. Pargeter publishes a protest against conditions, and is twice found guilty of sedition, and is subsequently imprisoned. Moreover, Pargeter's bookshop is burned and his daughter Margaret must both make a new home for herself and prove herself worthy of her young suitors affections
In spite of all terror by Hester Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940 a fifteen-year-old orphan girl from the London slums is evacuated to the country to live with an aristocratic family
The rebel by Hester Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disillusioned by the French Revolution, an idealistic eighteenth-century English student searches for a new cause through which to express his love of freedom
Beyond the Weir Bridge by Hester Burton( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young people in seventeenth-century England maintain their close friendship despite their political and religious differences, the tragedy of the Great Plague, and the two boys' rivalry for the girl's love
Castors away! by Hester Burton( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life for the Henchman family is quiet, until Nell finds the body of a young soldier who has apparently drowned. Through an extraordinary effort the Henchmans bring the soldier back to life and, unwittingly, bring themselves into the wider world of an England rallying against Napoleon in the devastating naval battle of Trafalgar
To Ravensrigg by Hester Burton( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English girl's quest for her real father's identity leads her to Liverpool and its slave trade
Kate Ryder by Hester Burton( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1646 a young English girl tries to cope with the many pressures, changes, and divided loyalties that the continuing Civil War imposes upon her family
The Henchmans at home by Hester Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of three children growing up in a Victorian household in England
No beat of drum by Hester Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the fortunes of two youths and a girl convicted of minor crimes by the nineteenth-century English courts and sent to the island penal colony of Tasmania
Riders of the storm by Hester Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in German and English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A radical young man, teaching in a slum school in eighteenth-century Manchester during a time of great political unrest, is charged with conspiracy
Barbara Bodichon, 1827-1891 by Hester Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Leigh Smith (1827-1891) was born in England. Her father was Benjamin Leigh Smith. Barbara became a doctor and was involved in getting the women's right to vote in England
The flood at Reedsmere by Hester Burton( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and girl help rescue their neighbors during a flood, and participate in rebuilding the village when the ordeal is over
Five August days by Hester Burton( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after a young English boy meets a fierce young stranger who is hiding from the police, a robbery occurs in the next village, the Thurby road catches fire, and ther is a blaze on Danestone Street
The great gale by Hester Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and girl help rescue their neighbors during a flood, and participate in rebuilding the village when the ordeal is over
Through the fire by Hester Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the Quakers who were imprisoned in London gaols during the reign of King Charles II. Rachel and Will ride into London with their father to take food to their friends. When the Great Fire of London breaks out they too are trapped
Kate Rider by Hester Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1646 a young English girl tries to cope with the many pressures, changes, and divided loyalties that the continuing Civil War imposes upon her family
Thomas by Hester Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of modern stories by Hester Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleridge and the Wordsworths by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 1958 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the beacons blazed by Hester Burton( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two schoolboys devise a plan to prevent the Spanish Armada defeating the English fleet and invading England
 
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Alternative Names
Burton, Hester 1913-

Burton, Hester Wood-Hill 1913-2000

Hester Burton

Hester Burton Brits schrijfster (1913-2000)

Hester Burton englische Schriftsteller

Hester Burton English children's writer

Hester Burtonová

Languages
English (140)

German (12)

Spanish (12)

Swedish (4)

Afrikaans (2)

Czech (2)

French (1)

Danish (1)

Hebrew (1)