WorldCat Identities

Corbett, W. J.

Overview
Works: 75 works in 199 publications in 7 languages and 2,581 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C7996, 823.914
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Most widely held works about W. J Corbett
 
Most widely held works by W. J Corbett
The song of Pentecost by W. J Corbett( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the many harrowing adventures of a group of mice and their leader Pentecost who set out to help Snake regain his inheritance and find a new home for themselves in the Lickey Hills
Pentecost and the chosen one by W. J Corbett( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After inheriting the leadership of the mice on Lickey Top, a young mouse, beset by doubts and feelings of inadequacy, ignores the problems of the community until a momentous trip to the city teaches him about courage, duty, friendship and his own qualities as a leader
The end of the tale by W. J Corbett( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Dutch and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel met 16 dierenverhalen met een boodschap voor de mensen. Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
The ark of the people by W. J Corbett( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Humans flood their valley, the gentle Willow Clan abandon their tree home and take to an oak-bough adrift on the raging tide. This is the story of their makeshift ark and their animal companions, the scout Magpie, brave Sedge the water-vole, the quarrelsome squirrels and anxious badgers
Dear Grumble by W. J Corbett( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Clare acquire a dinosaur who proves to be an amusing but troublesome pet
Pentecost of Lickey Top by W. J Corbett( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pentecost Mouse dreams of a chance to show his true leadership qualities. All too soon he is burdened with problems, for the evil Cockle-snorkle has enticed a bullying, demanding Otter on the hills. Landlord owl holds pentocost responsible and threatens to turn the harvest mice out of their long-sought home if Otter is not curbed With the help of Fox and the hindrance of Uncle, Pentecost faces the challenge. Another younger mouse, though lame, also decides to take action, aided by a young and impatient fox-cub. But the Cockle-snorkle's devious plotting won't be unravelled so easily."--Book jacket
The bear who stood on his head by W. J Corbett( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little elephant by W. J Corbett( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samen met andere dieren gaat olifant Toemf op de vlucht voor jagers. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
The quest for the end of the tail by W. J Corbett( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their travels on the Ark, the Willow People face a new challenge - the giant head of a great snake trapped in an underground cavern. The snake cannot die until its tail is near its head, so it must live forever, and some predict the end of the world if tail and head should ever meet. The second in the The ark of the people sequence
Duck Soup Farm by W. J Corbett( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy, Chris and Dave develop a plan to set up a boarding farm for pets whose owners are on holiday; but they get more then they bargained for when they end up foiling some horse kidnappers
The grandson boy by W. J Corbett( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A house in a cherry tree is the centre of activities for a group of children during a summer holday in the country. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Last chance zoo by W. J Corbett( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Head keeper Ken is world famous for never turning a difficult animal away. Ken's zoo gives a 'last chance', offering a home to all those animals whose misbehaviour or strange habits have led to their exclusion from other zoos and animal parks. With tarantula spiders, tantrum-throwing elephants, rude parrots revealing keepers' secrets, spitting camels, and picnic-stealing bears, life is never easy. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The dragon's egg and other stories by W. J Corbett( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Return to the Last Chance Zoo by W. J Corbett( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No matter how naughty or difficult an animal can be, Ken's zoo will always give them plenty of care and understanding. This time he's got beavers who won't stop building dams, unruly ostriches, and a giraffe who's scared of heights. And when the council decides to close the zoo, there's a dragon at the gates. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Toby's iceberg by W. J Corbett( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby, the whale, has a mission to push an iceberg south to the equator so the whales will have something cool to lick when they get thirsty
The spell to save the golden snake by W. J Corbett( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final part of the "Ark of the People" trilogy, the youngsters of the Willow clan take up the challenge to protect the valley against marauding warriors, hell-bent on the plunder of the golden snake. They turn to the wizard Berrybottom for help, as this task will demand more than courage
Hamish : climbing father's mountain by W. J Corbett( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial production of pot plants by Great Britain( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in Spanish and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il nipotino by W. J Corbett( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vecchia Rose vive sola con i suoi amatissimi animali, ma per fortuna ha un'amica: Jenny, la figlia del lattaio, che la aiuta in mille modi. E poi ci sono i turbolenti ragazzini del vicinato, che compiono allegre incursioni nel suo selvaggio giardino, decisi a raggiungere la misteriosa casetta sui rami del ciliegio. Ma adesso sta per arrivare qualcuno che ha tutto il diritto di arrampicarsi fin lassù: il nipotino che Rose non ha mai visto
The grandson boy by W. J Corbett( Recording )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing stands between the Wild Bunch and Mrs. Henny's cherry tree except her fierce goat, Charles. The cherry tree contains a tree house and no one is allowed there, but the gang decide that they'll explore the tree house, even if it takes the rest of the summer holidays
 
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Alternative Names
Corbett, W

Corbett, W.J.

W J Corbett auteur de littérature d'enfance britannique

W. J. Corbett Brits schrijver (1938-)

コーベット, W

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