WorldCat Identities

Ardagh, Philip

Overview
Works: 356 works in 1,039 publications in 16 languages and 27,772 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Humorous fiction  History  Humor  Fantasy fiction  Picture books  Legends  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.A6776, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Philip Ardagh
 
Most widely held works by Philip Ardagh
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Book )

69 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's ill parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken by his great-uncle and great-aunt, Mad Uncle Jack and Mad Aunt Maude, and embarks on adventures that involve strolling actors, St. Horrid's Home for Grateful Orphans, and a carnival float shaped like a giant cow
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Eddie Dickens survives encounters with an escape artist in a runaway hearse's coffin, a hot air balloon bearing the escape artist's lovely assistant, a gas explosion, and a jewel thief on the run
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving his parents, his Mad Uncle Jack, and his Even Madder Aunt Maud at home at Awful End, Eddie Dickens, along with the color-blind Lady Constance, boards the ship the Pompous Pig on a mission to America
High in the clouds by Paul McCartney( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When machines belonging to the evil Gretsch destroy the woods that are their home, Wirral the squirrel and his friends journey to legendary Animalia and begin a campaign to free the enslaved animals of Megatropolis
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Le Fay McNally becomes a finalist in the "Tap 'n' Type" typewriting competition, she and her four unusual siblings stay at the Dell Hotel, where they encounter joy, tragedy, and a variety of interesting characters
The rise of the house of McNally, or, About time too by Philip Ardagh( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their third and final adventure, the McNally children meet Lionel Lyons, who asks their help to fix problems that were created by time travelers. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Norse myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, primarily about brave warrior gods, told around the fireside on cold winter nights by the people of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland
The Green Men of Gressingham by Philip Ardagh( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Dashwood looks forward to becoming a knight but on his way to start his training, he is kidnapped by Robyn-in-the-Hat and the Green Men of Gressingham, a band of outlaws who are protesting unfair taxes
North American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional tales from North America, reflecting the cultures of Native Americans, European settlers, and African Americans
Celtic myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells traditional tales from Celtic regions, examining the cultures, geography, and religions from which they came
African myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come
Ancient Greek myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells some of the most famous Greek myths about gods, goddesses, humans, heroes, and monsters, explaining the background of the tales and how they have survived
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's ill parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken by his great-uncle and great-aunt, Mad Uncle Jack and Mad Aunt Maude, and embarks on adventures that involve strolling actors, St. Horrid's Home for Grateful Orphans, and a carnival float shaped like a giant cow
South American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells some traditional stories from various native peoples of South America, including the Kayapo, Sherente, Caraja, Bororo, and Tupinamba
Ancient Egyptian myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a variety of ancient Egyptian myths and legends about magical worlds, gods and goddesses, humans, fantastic creatures, battles for power, and murderous plots, explaining their origins and lasting popularity
Chinese myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells traditional myths and legends of the Chinese people, providing brief commentary on the cultural context of the stories
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Eddie Dickens survives encounters with an escape artist in a runaway hearse's coffin, a hot air balloon bearing the escape artist's lovely assistant, a gas explosion, and a jewel thief on the run
The Grunts in trouble by Philip Ardagh( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Mr and Mrs Grunt. Oh, go on. They're not that bad. No, actually, they are. Maybe worse, even. But Sunny, their sort-of son, is okay. They stole him from a washing line as a baby. He was hanging by his ears, which probably explains why they're so wonky (but not why he has sticky-up hair that never lies flat, even if you pour glue into it or try taping it in place). Sticky around and you'll also meet Lord Bigg of Bigg Manor, Bigg-hater Larry Smalls, Mimi the Bigg Manor boot boy (yup, she's a girl) and more. Well, you'll have to read the book to find that out. But I should mention the bees. Did I warn you about the bees?
The Grunts all at sea by Philip Ardagh( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Grunt's a man with a mission. He has to get a Person of Great Importance (or POGI) to someone called Mrs Bayliss by the twenty-fifth. Alive and well. And he can't tell anyone more than that, not even his lovely wife, Mrs Grunt, because there will be people trying to snatch the POGI and so the POGI must be transported in secret
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Norse myths & legendsNorth American myths & legendsCeltic myths & legendsAfrican myths & legendsAncient Greek myths & legendsSouth American myths & legendsAncient Egyptian myths & legendsChinese myths & legends
Alternative Names
Ardags, Filips

Hala madrid det er det

Philip Ardagh auteur de littérature d'enfance britannique

Philip Ardagh britischer Jugendbuchautor

Philip Ardagh Brits schrijver

Philip Ardagh escritor de literatura infantil británico

ארדר, פיליפ

ארדר, פיליפ סופר בריטי

아다, 필립

アーダー, フィリップ

菲利浦·阿德

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Dreadful actsTerrible timesHigh in the cloudsThe fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the DellThe rise of the house of McNally, or, About time tooNorse myths & legendsThe Green Men of GressinghamNorth American myths & legends