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Birmingham, Christian

Overview
Works: 105 works in 332 publications in 2 languages and 16,035 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Stories, plots, etc  Board books 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PS2429.M5, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Christian Birmingham Publications by Christian Birmingham
Most widely held works by Christian Birmingham
The Sea of Tranquillity by Mark Haddon ( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man remembers his boyhood fascination with the moon and the night mankind first bounced through the dust in the Sea of Tranquillity
A kitten called Moonlight by Martin Waddell ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl and her mother recall how a special kitten came into their lives one dark and stormy night
The night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore ( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is the classic story of the magical night when children around the world await the arrival of gifts that symbolize the warmth and love of Christmas
Wombat goes walkabout by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While looking for his mother, Wombat meets many animals that are not impressed with his talent for digging and thinking, but when a fire approaches, they change their minds
The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis ( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated, abridged version of C.S. Lewis's classic in which four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist its ruler, the golden lion Aslan, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
A baby for Grace by Ian Whybrow ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her parents bring home their new baby, Grace must adjust to a new presence in the household
Little farmer Joe by Ian Whybrow ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the first night he has ever spent away from home, Joe helps his uncle with a sheep and her new baby lamb, and finds that comforting the animals helps lessen his own fear
The silver swan by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy observes and becomes fond of a swan as she finds a mate, has cygnets, and defends herself and her young from a fox
The snow queen by H. C Andersen ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Snow Queen abducts her friend Kai, Gerda sets out on a perilous journey to find him
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. The classic tale of SLEEPING BEAUTY is retold by acclaimed author Adele Geras, and joined with detailed paintings that bring the story to life.When the king and queen throw a banquet in honor of the birth of their daughter, they invite all of the fairies, but one, Skura, who attends the feast, seeking revenge. She curses the baby, but her evil intentions are undone by the good fairy who instead promises years of sleep.The pages are trimmed with exquisite borders to give it a classic feel, and the lavish full-color art is highlighted with black and white sketches
The dancing bear by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely girl living in a remote mountain community adopts an abandoned bear cub, but their friendship is threatened when a glamorous film crew comes to town
The wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and German and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1907, fourteen-year-old Laura, living with her family on one of the stormy Isles of Scilly, records in her diary how her dream of participating in a shipwreck rescue is finally realized
Oliver Twist by Lesley Baxter ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaption of Dickens's story of the orphan forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London
The magic bicycle by Berlie Doherty ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy finds that he cannot ride his new bicycle during the day, only in his dreams at night, until one day he finally discovers the magic he needs to ride it in real life
The windhover by Alan Brown ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A baby falcon is stolen from its nest in the schoolyard wall by a lonely boy, who returns it when it will not eat and watches it take its first flight
Dear Olly by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story told by three voices - a lyrical tale of family, love and determination - told by Olly, Hero, the swallow, and Matt
The butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten
A Christmas treasury by Christian Birmingham ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from such favorite Christmas poems, songs, and stories as "The night before Christmas," "The friendly beasts," and "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."
A Christmas carol by Jane Parker Resnick ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abridged retelling of the story about a miser whose life is changed by Christmas
Wenceslas by Geraldine McCaughrean ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this story based on the familiar carol, Good King Wenceslas and his page set out on a bitter winter night to deliver the spirit of Christmas
 
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Alternative Names
バーミンガム, クリスチャン
Languages
English (173)
German (1)
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