WorldCat Identities

Strachan, Ian 1938-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 162 publications in 6 languages and 2,107 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.S8928, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ian Strachan
 
Most widely held works by Ian Strachan
The flawed glass by Ian Strachan( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's life on a remote Scottish island is made difficult by a physical handicap; but, when an American businessman buys the island, she becomes exposed to a computer, and new possibilities open up for her
The Iliad by Ian Strachan( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the war between Greece and the city of Troy, focusing on Achilles' quarrel with Agamemnon
Moses Beech by Ian Strachan( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy in the bubble by Ian Strachan( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne loves Adam, but he was born with no immune system and must spend his days protected from the outside world. Curriculum terms: Health. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Throwaways by Ian Strachan( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned and living rough in a rubbish dump, eleven year old Sky and her younger brother Chip encounter the Child Protection Unit, or Catchers, who collect unwanted children and supply them to sweatshop owners as captive labour. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Journey of a thousand miles by Ian Strachan( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleven year-old Lee had always wanted an adventure - but when his own family decide to escape from Vietnam with forty people crammed tightly into a rickety fishing boat, he's not so sure. First come the patrol launches with orders to sink all refugee craft; next the merciless pirates, looking for valuables and ready to kill for them. And for Lee and his shipmates there is the constant battle against seasickness, hunger and thirst - and the treacherous South China sea. Will they ever see land again?"
The second step by Ian Strachan( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee, a Vietnamese refugee, finds life restrictive living in a camp in England and sets about looking for a sponsor for his family so they can go to America
Kidnap! by Ian Strachan( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nick finally realizes that he has been kidnapped by his Greek father, the loyalty he feels for his divorced parents is put through a legal and emotional tug-of-war
Which way is home? by Ian Strachan( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Toby's father died in the Falklands war and then his mother became terminally ill, the plan was that he would go to a foster home after her death. But he decided to follow his mother's advice - don't let them push you around ... it's your life - and check out all the possible foster families, with the help of a list of them he accidentally found, before making any decisions. On the run from family to family, Toby also has his friend Marie, or Mazz, who has gotten involved with drug dealers, to worry about. Some strong language. For junior high and older readers
Wayne loves custard? by Ian Strachan( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne decides to build a raft to fulfill a dream to get to the island, but he gets involved with Custard and his dreams eventually come true
Picking up the threads by Ian Strachan( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mieke brengt haar vakantie door in het oude huis van een tante. s̕ Nachts hoort ze daar een kinderstem om hulp roepen. Zou het familiedrama rond een erfenis daar nog steeds mee te maken hebben?
The training and development of salesmen by Ian Strachan( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soutar retrospective by Ian Strachan( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The upside down world of Ginger Nutt by Ian Strachan( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wastelanders by Ian Strachan( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two years Sky and her brother, Chip, have searched for their friend, Dig. In order to continue, they can no longer avoid Spindor, the loathed child catcher, even though they suspect him of having betrayed Dig. They travel through the Wastelands, pursued by the Skulls, the motorised muggers. But they find friends, too. Danger lurks everywhere, but finding Dig leads to the greatest excitement and threat of all. Junior high readers. Sequel to "Throwaways."
Al di là della tenda by Ian Strachan( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy in the bubble by Ian Strachan( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How was I supposed to know it was going to be the kind of day when you could get hit by a shooting star, or find an extra strip of gum in the pack?' That is how Anne remembers the day she first met Adam, the boy born with no immune system. But what hope is there for a relationship with a boy whose entire life is spent protected from the outside world by a plastic tent, who has never been kissed by his mother, much less kissed by a girl? Anne knows she can never be satisfied with being merely Adam's 'life-taster"--But then comes the opportunity of an operation which could change all that
The joke shop by Ian Strachan( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rory just loves the amazing tricks the new Joke Shop sells. But Brendon is uneasy. Particularly about Condini, the owner. Is he really just a conjuror, or something more sinister? Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Bang!bang! you're dead! by Ian Strachan( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ferryman's son by Ian Strachan( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Страхан Иен

Languages
English (105)

German (5)

Spanish (3)

Dutch (3)

Italian (2)

Polish (2)