WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Colin 1942-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 409 publications in 7 languages and 16,156 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Quotations  History  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  Sagas 
Roles: Author, Musician, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ10.3.T3725, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin Thompson
Looking for Atlantis by Colin Thompson( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his grandfather's death, a young boy learns to see the wonders of the world through the old man's eyes. Readers are invited to join the narrator on his search for Atlantis in the detailed illustrations. First person recount. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
How to live forever by Colin Thompson( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and French and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a labyrinthine journey to find a life-enhancing truth, in which books play a vital part.; Picture fiction for older readers
The paper bag prince by Colin Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wise old man who visits the town dump every day moves into an abandoned train there and watches as nature gradually reclaims the polluted land
The big little book of happy sadness by Colin Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy who has lost his mother and father and now lives with his grandmother brings a lost dog from the animal shelter home with him and learns that when it comes to love, it's quality not quantity that counts
The last alchemist by Colin Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alchemist obsessed with making gold finds that his final experiment has an unexpected result
Good neighbors by Colin Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of wizards and witches living in an ordinary neighborhood in an ordinary town decides that they have had enough of the noisy family living next-door and makes them disappear
The paradise garden by Colin Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of his mother's shouting and the noise of the city, Peter runs away to a beautiful garden, where he stays until he finds a way to bring a part of it home with him
Unknown by Colin Thompson( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Korean and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignored by prospective human owners who walk past her cage at the pound, a shy dog with an unusual name becomes a hero during a lightning storm
The tower to the sun by Colin Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despairing because the air has become so filthy that it blocks the sun's rays, the richest man in the world decides to use his money to build a tower so that his grandson can experience the sun as it once was
The short and incredibly happy life of Riley by Colin Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparing the short, happy lives of rats with the long, complicated, dissatisfied lives of humans can lead to depression for the humans. The answer: simplify
Ruby by Colin Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of a miniature family come to the rescue when young Kevin climbs aboard a car and becomes trapped in a suitcase
Falling angels by Colin Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally has been able to fly even before she could crawl, and soaring across continents and oceans, she travels the world. Like her grandmother before her, Sally collects treasures from the far-flung corners of the earth - from the heart of Africa to the desert, from the deepest part of the rainforest to the shores of Patagonia - and learns to see the world not just with her eyes, but with her heart
Wild stories by Colin Thompson( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For all the animal inhabitants of the garden, life was very simple until humans moved back into house Number Fourteen. Now all of a sudden, Ethel the chicken is trying to hatch golf balls and Venus the caterpillar has fallen in love with the moon
Fearless by Colin Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Claybourne-Willments got Fearless as a little puppy, it seemed a good name for him. Except Fearless wasn't. How does Fearless finally live up to his name? Suggested level: junior
School plot by Colin Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orkward, Quicklime College's biggest bully, devises a horrid plot to get the better of the Floods, a family of witches and wizards, during the annual sports day competition
Castles by Colin Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Danish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful, fanciful castles are described
Pictures of home by Colin Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of quotations by children about the meaning of home. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: junior, primary, intermediate
The Great Montefiasco by Colin Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Montefiasco's magic tricks are so bad that his audiences find them hilarious, and when he hires the Fabulous--but clumsy--Betty as his assistant, the duo's fame is assured
Free to a good home by Colin Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Smith family has always been a little bit different. Their food is usually burnt, homework is a foreign country that they prefer not to visit, and their house is full of strange and unusual things. Other children might collect stray animals, but Peter and Sally Smith bring home an old lady from the local shopping mall. Mr and Mrs Smith aren't quite sure she should stay, but Granny bustles past them and settles right in. Maybe she's just what they've been missing."--Provided by publisher
Future Eden : a brief history of next time by Colin Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2287, after the collapse of civilization, twenty-two-year-old Jay and his alien chicken Ethel are determined to save the remainder of humanity
 
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Looking for Atlantis
Alternative Names
Colin Thompson auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants

Colin Thompson Writer

Thompson, C.

Thompson, Colin

Thompson, Colin 1942-

Thompson, Colin (Colin Edward)

Thompson, Colin (Colin Edward), 1942-

Thompson, Colin Edward 1942-

Willment, Colin 1942-

Колин Томпсон

탐슨, 칼린 1942-

톰슨, 콜린 1942-

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How to live foreverThe paper bag princeThe big little book of happy sadnessThe last alchemistGood neighborsThe paradise gardenUnknownThe tower to the sun