WorldCat Identities

Park, Ruth

Overview
Works: 322 works in 1,040 publications in 6 languages and 12,558 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Guidebooks  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.P2214, A823.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Ruth Park Publications by Ruth Park
posthumous Publications by Ruth Park, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ruth Park
Playing beatie bow by Ruth Park ( Book )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely Australian girl from a divided family is transported back to the 1880's and an immigrant family from the Orkney Islands
My sister Sif by Ruth Park ( Book )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Riko manages to get her delicate older sister Sif and herself to their remote Pacific island home, where an American scientist who falls in love with Sif and discovers her connection with an underwater race creates complications in Riko's life
The harp in the South by Ruth Park ( Book )
75 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family saga about a family of Irish immigrants in Sydney's inner city after World War II. World War II.__
Missus by Ruth Park ( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hugh seems inseparably burdened with his neurotic crippled brother Jeremiah after their parents die. Neither drink nor wandering free's him from his brother's demands. His misery becomes intolerable when he seeks to marry sensuous Margaret, who won't have Jeremiah in the house
Things in corners by Ruth Park ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a collection of horror stories by the author of My Sister Sif . "In the first tale, a boy's anger at being abandoned takes the form of a mournful, brown-eyed blob that appears whenever he gets on an elevator. In another, the spirit of a disturbed man haunts all the subsequent drivers of an old touring car in which he drowned himself and his family
Poor man's orange by Ruth Park ( Book )
51 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A picture of the day to day life in a slum district of Sydney. Most of the characters are of Irish extraction and their happy-go-lucky way of life brings alternating pleasures and disasters
The gigantic balloon by Ruth Park ( Book )
9 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dream of a lowly store clerk in Sydney comes true when a huge balloon arrives from France to promote an advertising campaign, but without a balloonist
Swords and crowns and rings by Ruth Park ( Book )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing up in an Australian country town before World War I, Jackie Hanna and Cushie Moy are carefree and innocent in their love for each other. But Jackie is a dwarf, and his devotion to the beautiful Cushie is condemned by her parents. This is the story of their life long odyssey, and of the triumph of a special kind of courage
The witch's thorn by Ruth Park ( Book )
26 editions published between 1951 and 1990 in English and Italian and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the wind changed by Ruth Park ( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy who makes awful faces is stuck with his most hideous one when the wind changes
Serpent's delight by Ruth Park ( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What happens to a closely-knit Australian Catholic family when the youngest daughter announces she has had a vision of the Blessed Virgin
A power of roses by Ruth Park ( Book )
26 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The muddle-headed wombat by Ruth Park ( Book )
39 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely trio, Wombat, Mouse and Tabby, find friendship and adventure
The adventures of the muddle-headed wombat by Ruth Park ( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrated by Noela Young
The companion guide to Sydney by Ruth Park ( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The frost and the fire by Ruth Park ( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Callie's castle by Ruth Park ( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One-a-pecker, two-a-pecker by Ruth Park ( Book )
13 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story is set in 19th century New Zealand
Home before dark by Ruth Park ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Darcy, the Australian boxing champion, was born in 1895 and died in Memphis in 1917. This is the story behind one of Australia's most revered sporting icons. It is the tale of a battler and lovable, modest, young man from a disrupted home, who overwhelmed all opposition in Australia but finally met an opponent he could not master in America
Come danger, come darkness by Ruth Park ( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norfolk Island is still a penal colony when Otter and Paddy Paul Cannon are spent there to live with their uncle. Otter discovers an old family retainer is a prisoner there and plans to help him escape
 
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Alternative Names
Niland, Ruth, 1917-2010
Niland, Ruth Park
Park, Rosina Lucia, 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth Lucia
Park, Rosina Ruth Lucia, 1917-2010
Pārka, Rūta
パーク, ルース
Languages
English (455)
German (7)
Swedish (2)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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