WorldCat Identities

Maitland, Antony 1935-

Overview
Works: 86 works in 363 publications in 5 languages and 9,350 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Fairy tales  Ghost stories  Adventure stories  Folk tales  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator, Other
Classifications: PZ8.L15, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Antony Maitland
 
Most widely held works by Antony Maitland
The ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost of a seventeenth-century sorcerer emerges as a poltergeist and attempts to make young James his apprentice
A dog so small by Philippa Pearce( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For months, Ben Blewitt had been thinking about dogs. Alsatians, Great Danes, mastiffs, bloodhounds, borzois ... so imagine his disappointment when, for his birthday, Ben received not a dog but a picture of a dog. Ben's imagination soon got to work, though, and that's when his strange adventures began
Smith by Leon Garfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young pickpocket in eighteenth century London takes a document he cannot read from a man's pocket and a moment later sees the man murdered by two men who want the document
The green fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fairy tales gathered from the folklore of Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, China, Scotland, and Ireland
The ghost downstairs by Leon Garfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy clerk sells seven years off the end of his life but thinks he has tricked the buyer by selling from the first end not the last
Stories from Shakespeare by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the stories of Shakespeare's comedies and tragedies for young people
Devil in the fog by Leon Garfield( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful tale of a strolling player in eighteenth-century England who discovers that he is really the son of a gentleman
The drummer boy by Leon Garfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the defeat of their regiment in France, a drummer boy and six other survivors struggle back to England and uncertain destinies
Idle Jack by Antony Maitland( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is large, stupid, and lazy, Jack manages to take advantage of his shortcomings
Black Jack by Leon Garfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young apprentice in eighteenth-century London begins a strange adventure when he inadvertently becomes involved with a wanted criminal and a girl who is reputedly mad
Mrs. Cockle's cat by Philippa Pearce( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter, the cat, goes looking for fresh fish, and Mrs. Cockle follows him
The phantom cyclist, and other ghost stories by Ruth Ainsworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A phantom cyclist rides like the wind on his cumbersome old bicycle. When two boys try to pursue him, they are mystified by the speed at which he travels over a road that no longer exists. Includes seven other stories that include young ghosts and their earthly friends
The usurping ghost, and other encounters and experiences by Susan Dickinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Holborn by Leon Garfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young stowaway boy, abandoned as a baby, finds himself on a quest to finding his true identity
The wonder-dog : the collected children's stories of Richard Hughes by Richard Hughes( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty short stories
I like this poem : a collection of best-loved poems chosen by children for other children by Kaye Webb( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a selection of poems chosen by children from six and seven to fourteen years old, with comments from the children explaining what they like about the poem
John Diamond by Leon Garfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and Danish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En dreng forsøger at finde frem til den mand, der har bedraget hans far
The bear who liked hugging people, and other stories by Ruth Ainsworth( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brief stories about witches, animals, toys and the everyday adventures of small children
Mister Corbett's ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but he finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear
The quest by Hanna Stephan( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captured and adopted by a Russian officer during World War II when he is five years old, a German boy spends the next nine years wandering throughout Asia in an attempt to return home to a mother he only vaguely remembers
 
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The ghost of Thomas Kempe
Alternative Names
Maitland, Anthony

Maitland, Anthony 1935-

Maitland, Antony

メイトランド, アントニー

メイトランド, アントニィ

Languages
English (199)

Japanese (2)

Danish (1)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
A dog so smallSmithStories from ShakespeareDevil in the fogBlack JackMrs. Cockle's catJack HolbornI like this poem : a collection of best-loved poems chosen by children for other childrenJohn Diamond