WorldCat Identities

Maitland, Antony 1935-

Overview
Works: 87 works in 304 publications in 2 languages and 9,988 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Sea stories  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Ghost stories  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.G17943, 398.21
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Most widely held works by Antony Maitland
The ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively ( Book )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ghost of a seventeenth-century sorcerer emerges as a poltergeist and attempts to make young James his apprentice
Smith by Leon Garfield ( Book )
26 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 677 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
A dog so small by Philippa Pearce ( Book )
20 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben longed for a dog. His grandfather had promised him a dog for his birthday, but the promise was kept in an unusual way
The green fairy book by Andrew Lang ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 595 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 )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 547 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 )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 475 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 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For thirteen years the Stranger visits the Trent family and leaves behind a sense of gloom. When the visits mysteriously end, it is left up the George, the eldest son, to discover the secret behind them
The drummer boy by Leon Garfield ( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 390 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 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although he is large, stupid, and lazy, Jack manages to take advantage of his shortcomings
The phantom cyclist, and other ghost stories by Ruth Ainsworth ( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 361 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
Black Jack by Leon Garfield ( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 353 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 )
17 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter, the cat, goes looking for fresh fish, and Mrs. Cockle follows him
The usurping ghost, and other encounters and experiences by Susan Dickinson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mister Corbett's ghost by Leon Garfield ( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 292 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
Jack Holborn by Leon Garfield ( Book )
13 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 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 Arthur Warren Hughes ( Book )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty short stories
John Diamond by Leon Garfield ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unsettling words from his father before he dies set 12-year-old William on a mission to London where he encounters an odd assortment of characters, some of whom seem determined to kill him
I like this poem : a collection of best-loved poems chosen by children for other children by Kaye Webb ( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 234 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
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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen brief stories about witches, animals, toys and the everyday adventures of small children
The quest by Hanna Stephan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 121 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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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 (173)
Dutch (1)
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