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Gouldthorpe, Peter

Overview
Works: 73 works in 151 publications in 2 languages and 3,103 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  History  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: QL737.P98, A823.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Gouldthorpe
Queenie : one elephant's story by Corinne Fenton( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true and tragic story of one of the most famous elephants of all time: Queenie, the gentle Indian elephant. Evoking a time when elephants were giving rides in zoos all around the world, the true story of Queenie follows her from her birth in an Indian jungle to Australia's Melbourne Zoo, where she lived for more than forty years
First light by Gary Crew( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, who would rather spend time with his model airplanes, accompanies his father on a fishing trip that starts before the first light of day
The wonder thing by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a lyrical poem (which is also a riddle) and stunning linoleun-block prints, Libby Hathorn and Peter Gouldthorpe guide readers on a journey around the world--and to a deeper appreciation of "the wonder thing" that is all around us."--Dust cover
Grandad's gifts by Paul Jennings( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a chilling picture book with a twist in the tail, as Paul slowly brings a fox back to life by feeding its fur with lemons from the tree above its grave. But its the lemons above Paul's grandfather's grave that give the fox its final gift, sight
Norton's hut by John Marsden( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenager hikers take refuge in an abandoned hut during a snow storm - They meet a strangely quiet young man there and are mystified, when, later on, they discover that the hut had been burnt to the ground many years agoago__
The white mouse : the story of Nancy Wake by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gestapo called her the White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up bridges and smuggling refugees across borders, Nancy fought fiercely against the enemy and became the most decorated Australian woman in any war."
Pannikin & Pinta by Colin Thiele( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lake Eyre, created by a great flood in the central Australian desert, begins to dry up, Pinta, the pelican, leads her children Preen, Plume, and Pannikin on the long and difficult journey to the coast. Colin Thiele returns to the setting of his bestseller Storm Boy with this remarkable new picture book about a young boy and a family of pelicans who have to escape from drought-stricken Lake Eyre
Lyrebird! a true story. by Jackie Kerin( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Edith met a cheeky young lyrebird on her garden path, she could not guess that he would one day be known as 'A Miracle of the Dandenongs.' Soon, James the lyrebird was singing and dancing for Edith, mimicking the birdsongs and other sounds that echoed through the bush. Word of their friendship spread and people travelled from near and far to film and record James. But with people came change
No return : Captain Scott's race to the Pole by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coinciding with the centenary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctica expedition, this is a touching story of ambition and a celebration of the harshest continent from renowned Australian illustrator, Peter Gouldthorpe
Hist! by C. J Dennis( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Australian poem about three children who stay out too late and have to make their way home in the dark. Suggested level: primary
The lost diamonds of Killiecrankie by Gary Crew( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a lost treasure found and lost again along with a greater loss, of life and peace of mind
Mawson by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fort Island by David Metzenthen( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a boy with asthma and the adventures and sensations of sailing
The snake man by James Moloney( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is it a crate or a coffin that Terry and Liam help to carry into the taxidermist's house? And is it merely coincidence that Terry disappears so soon afterwards? Or has he become a specimen himself? Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The wonder thing by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our dog knows words by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet our very clever dog. He always knows just what we're saying to him. He knows, but does he always obey? A funny story about a clever (but not always obedient) dog, from a father-daughter team of dog lovers. From playing in the park to dinnertime, bath time and bedtime - this very smart dog knows what's going on! If you loved THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO A DOG'S BEST FRIEND, HENRY THE DIRTY DOG or HAIRY MACLARY then you will adore OUR DOG KNOWS WORDS
Ice, wind rock : Douglas Mawson in the Antarctic by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing true story of an Australian hero. Douglas Mawson was the first man to reach the South Magnetic Pole, and led Australia's first expedition. Follow Mawson's journey across the ice in a perilous adventure and tale of survival as he faces enormous challenges and triumphs to become one of the great Antarctic explorers
Sheep dogs by Jack Bedson( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farm pets Mac and Kelly are the sort of help the farmer can do without. If only he had some sheepdogs instead! The troublesome pets would like to be sheepdogs too - if only thay knew what sheepdogs were. Mac thinks sheepdogs must be dogs which look just like sheep. So they work out a plan
Jonah and the Manly ferry by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paper skyscraper : the technology of materials by David Drew( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to the technology of materials by describing various materials and inviting readers to guess what they are
 
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Alternative Names
Gouldthorpe, P. J.

Gouldthorpe, P. J. (Peter J.)

Peter Gouldthorpe Australian artist and author best known for his children's books

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The wonder thingGrandad's giftsNorton's hutNo return : Captain Scott's race to the PoleThe lost diamonds of KilliecrankieFort IslandThe snake manThe wonder thing