Most widely held works about Margaret Mahy
Most widely held works by Margaret Mahy
The seven Chinese brothers by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,274 libraries worldwide
Seven Chinese brothers elude execution by virtue of their extraordinary individual qualities. With humor and wit, internationally acclaimed author Margaret Mahy captures the courageous adventures of seven brothers who use their supernatural gifts to overpower a cruel emperor. This ALA Notable Book features beautifully executed illustrations full of historical.
The changeover : a supernatural romance by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
50 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 2,044 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 rattlebang picnic by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,883 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.
Memory by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,831 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.
17 kings and 42 elephants by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
Seventeen kings and forty-two elephants romp with a variety of jungle animals during their journey through a wild, wet night.
Bubble trouble by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away, resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood.
The haunting by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
66 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 1,615 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After a shy and rather withdrawn eight-year-old begins receiving frightening supernatural images and messages, he learns about a family legacy which could be considered a curse or a rare gift.
Underrunners by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,594 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.
The boy who was followed home by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
22 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,487 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 5 languages and held by 1,470 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 great white man-eating shark : a cautionary tale by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 1,461 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 catalogue of the universe by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,412 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.
A summery Saturday morning by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,310 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.
The blood-and-thunder adventure on Hurricane Peak by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,307 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.
Down the back of the chair by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,286 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.
Simply delicious by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,271 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 five sisters by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,177 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.
The three-legged cat by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,150 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.
The great piratical rumbustification ; & The librarian and the robbers by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
41 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 985 libraries worldwide
In the first story a pirate has reformed and become a respectable babysitter--or has he? In the second, A band of wicked robbers carry of a beautiful librarian.
The birthday burglar ; & A very wicked headmistress by Margaret Mahy ( Book )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Danish and held by 860 libraries worldwide
In the first of these two short stories, Bassington, a rich little boy who has never had a birthday, decides to steal one from Mrs. Herringbone and Joanna Joy. In the second story, headmistress Tatiana Taffeta seeks an affluent farmer's hand in marriage.
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Māhī, Māgaretto 1936-
Mahy, Margaret May玛希, 玛格丽特
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