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Mahy, Margaret

Works: 1,017 works in 2,931 publications in 10 languages and 90,303 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Young adult works  Biography  Poetry  Fantasy fiction  Interviews  Board books  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author of introduction, Illustrator, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.M2773, [E]
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Most widely held works by Margaret Mahy
The changeover : a supernatural romance by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
37 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her little brother seems to become possessed by an evil spirit, fourteen-year-old Laura seeks the help of the strangely compelling older boy at school who she is convinced has supernatural powers
The seven Chinese brothers by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven Chinese brothers elude execution by virtue of their extraordinary individual qualities. Suggested level: juniors, primary
Memory by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a senile old woman, finds a way to free himself of the past
Bubble trouble by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away, resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood
The rattlebang picnic by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The McTavishes, their seven children, and Granny McTavish take their old rattlebang of a car on a picnic up Mt. Fogg and have an exciting adventure
17 kings and 42 elephants by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventeen kings and forty-two elephants romp with a variety of jungle animals during their journey through a wild, wet night
The haunting by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
43 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a shy and rather withdrawn eight-year-old begins receiving frightening supernatural images and messages, he learns about a family legacy which could be considered a curse or a rare gift
The great white man-eating shark : a cautionary tale by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greedy to have the cove where he swims all to himself, Norvin, who looks a bit like a shark, pretends to be one, scaring off the other swimmers and leaving him in happy aquatic solitude--until he is discovered by an amorous female shark
The boy who was followed home by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
32 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witch's pill is supposed to cure Robert of the hippopotami who daily follow him home from school, but there is one disadvantage to the treatment
The tricksters by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While gathered together for the Christmas holiday, a large New Zealand family and their various guests and hangers-on find their lives suddenly invaded by three fascinating but rather sinister brothers and by New Year nothing is the same again
The catalogue of the universe by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to satisfy her curiosity about her unknown father, eighteen-year-old Angela May embarks on an emotional journey that shapes and forever alters the way she looks at herself, her unconventional mother, and her devoted friend Tycho
Underrunners by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tris and Winola find the underrunners, a vast network of tunnels, the ideal place to escape their unhappy lives and act out their fantasies, but the tunnels become a dangerous place when invaded by an unseen stranger
A summery Saturday morning by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though their Saturday morning walk is not as peaceful as planned, a group of children and their dogs, with one brave adult, enjoy themselves
Down the back of the chair by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor family is searching down the back of a chair for Dad's lost car keys and, miraculously in the mess of things back there, their financial problems are solved. Suggested level: junior
The blood-and-thunder adventure on Hurricane Peak by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the tangled events that lead the students of the Unexpected School on Hurricane Peak to foil the wicked Sir Quincey and his accomplices and to solve several mysteries
Simply delicious! by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A resourceful father engages in all kinds of acrobatic moves to keep an assortment of jungle creatures from getting the double-dip-chocolate-chip-and-cherry ice cream cone he is taking home to his son
The three-legged cat by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fortuitous mistake brings happiness to nearsighted Mrs. Gimble who wishes her cat didn't eat so much, her cat Tom who dreams of roaming the wide world, and Mrs. Gimble's drifter brother who wants to keep his head warm
Alchemy by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Roland discovers that an unpopular girl in his school is studying alchemy and finds that their destiny is linked with that of a power-hungry magician
The five sisters by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Sally's Nana can finish filling in the faces on a row of paper dolls which she has cut out, the five sisters are whisked off on a series of extraordinary adventures
Dangerous spaces by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and French and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two cousins living in a house that is haunted are drawn at night into a dream world which threatens to overwhelm their real world
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Alternative Names
Māhī, Māgaretto 1936-2012
Mahy, Margaret
Mahy, Margaret May
Mahy, Margaret May, 1936-2012
マーヒー, マーガレット
マヘイ, マーガレット
メイヒー, マーガレット
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