WorldCat Identities

Maitland, Antony 1935-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 340 publications in 5 languages and 9,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Ghost stories  Adventure stories  Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Sea stories  Suspense fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.L7397, 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 1,502 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 )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 662 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
Smith by Leon Garfield( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 639 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 ghost downstairs by Leon Garfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 537 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 451 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 394 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 374 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 348 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 344 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 )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 338 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 )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 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 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Holborn by Leon Garfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 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 )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty short stories
Footsteps by Leon Garfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and Danish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unsettling words from his dying father set twelve-year-old William on a mission to eighteenth-century London where, in the course of searching for his father's mysterious business partner, 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 )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 231 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 164 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 150 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
Mr Corbett's ghost and other stories by Leon Garfield( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the title story, an apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear; in Vaarlem and Tripp, a Dutch boy finds that Tripp, whom he despises for fleeing a sea battle, has his merits; in The Simpleton, a young criminal being transported to Virginia, is inspired, through love, to heroism
 
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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 (197)

Japanese (2)

Danish (1)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

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