WorldCat Identities

Wrightson, Patricia

Overview
Works: 120 works in 560 publications in 12 languages and 8,602 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W9593, [FIC]
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The Nargun and the stars by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

53 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient stone creature threatens the lives of a family on a lonely sheep farm in Australia
A little fear by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

34 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong-minded old woman struggles with an ancient gnome for the right to live in her own small cottage
Balyet by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the precautions of the old aborigine woman she calls Granny, fourteen-year-old Jo falls under the spell of a secret thing in the Australian hills, a girl endlessly alive and crying for the death that will not take her
Moon-dark by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As man builds and settles on land formerly occupied by wildlife, an old fisherman's dog and all the other animals of the territory carry on nocturnal activities to make their homes safer
The ice is coming by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in 8 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruthless, ancient forces of fire and ice engage in a titanic struggle with the oldest Nargun and his people
The dark bright water by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribal elders urge a young Australian Aborigine to investigate the strange events occurring in the interior of their vast continent
The Sugar-Gum tree by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Bell and Penny May were best friends. Sometimes they had fights, but after the fights they were best friends again. Then one day things went too far, and what began as a little fight about a tree-house soon involved other people and the whole Fire Department!
A racecourse for Andy by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally retarded boy thinks he has bought a race track for three dollars, and until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the realization of the truth
Night outside by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children in search of their pet budgerigar meet the unusual people of the streets and of the night
Down to earth by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story set in Sydney, Australia. When George and his friends discover a young boy living in a deserted house, they find it difficult to accept his story that he is from outer space. Later, they find it more difficult to protect him from the Child Welfare officials and others who are becoming too interested in him
An older kind of magic by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Australian children discover ancient magical creatures living under the streets of the city
Journey behind the wind by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Wirrun the young Australian Aborigine is called to free his land from an alien red-eyed thing whose master steals men's spirits, though he is sidetracked when his wife is reclaimed by her water-spirit sisters
The feather star by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I own the racecourse! by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

45 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally retarded boy thinks he has bought a race track for three dollars, and until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the truth
Behind the wind by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Wirrun the young Australian Aborigine is called to free his land from an alien red-eyed thing whose master steals men's spirits, though he is sidetracked when his wife is reclaimed by her water-spirit sisters
The rocks of honey by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

29 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a story about life in the Australian bush, about aboriginal legends, and about friendship. The chief characters are a farmer's son called Barney, Eustace Gordon the 'abo' boy who becomes his friend, and Winnie Bates, who wants to join in their expeditions and is finally accepted when she helps them find the mysterious stone axe and the curse on it. It is a tale of adventure and mystery, but it is also full of poetry and the special atmosphere of the 'sunburnt country'. It will help Australia come alive to anyone who reads it. For children of ten and upwards."--P. [1]
Shadows of time by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling fra Australien omkring år 1800. En 8-årig indfødt dreng og den 11-årige forældreløse køkkenpige Sarah Jane Tranter mødes og flygter sammen
Rattler's Place by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Guy moves to his new house, things are not quite right. There's no bike, no skateboard, and worst of all there's no Digby, the dog. But then ther is Rattler, and suddenly things are not so bad, after all
The water- dragons by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam, Lin and Jerry all have water-dragons that livee in the drain near their homes. Now the Council is going to clean up the drain. What will happen to the water-dragons? Suggested level: primary
The bunyip hole by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

12 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken realises that it's time for his younger brother Binty to grow up. Thanks to the Bunyip Hole and the rival gang called the Bandicoots, Binty grows up rather quickly
 
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The Nargun and the stars
Alternative Names
Furlonger, Alice Patricia

Furlonger, Patricia 1921-2010

Patricia Wrightson australiensk frfattare

Patricia Wrightson Australisch schrijver

Patricia Wrightson australische Kinder- und Jugendbuchautorin

Patricia Wrightson australsk skribent

Patricia Wrightson scrittrice australiana

Wrightson, Alice Patricia

Wrightson, Patricia

Райтсон, Патрисия

پاتریشیا رایتسون نویسنده استرالیایی

パトリシア・ライトソン

ライトソン, パトリシア

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A little fearMoon-darkThe Sugar-Gum treeAn older kind of magicI own the racecourse!The rocks of honeyShadows of timeRattler's PlaceThe water- dragons