Roberts, David 1970-
Most widely held works about David Roberts
Most widely held works by David Roberts
The dumpster diver by Janet S Wong ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3,362 libraries worldwide
Once a month--every week in the summer--Steve the electrician dons special gear and, with the help of youngsters who live in his building, dives into a dumpster seeking useful objects that they can transform into imaginative new ones.
Mrs. Crump's cat by Linda Smith ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2,132 libraries worldwide
Cranky Mrs. Crump has no use for cats, but when she finds a stray shivering on her doorstep her life is subtly--and pleasantly--transformed.
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's sickly parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken in 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 )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,593 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 )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,459 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.
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
Junkyard, Einstein, Wheels, Pencil, Spider, Hollywood, Spitball, Clips, and Google-Eyes team up to try to outwit their teacher Miss Breakbone.
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,005 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.
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 916 libraries worldwide
A duckbilled dinosaur, accidentally raised by fierce tyrannosauruses who would eat duckbills if only they could reach them, tries to be like his "family" but finally gives up, runs away, and finds a real home with others of his kind.
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
In their second adventure, the four remaining McNally children are drawn to the mysterious Fishbone Forest in search of their dead brother's stolen brain, only to discover the terrifying Mr. Maggs and his sinister plan to change the world.
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
In this version of the Grimm fairy tale, Thomas--who is called Little Red--discovers a wolf in disguise at his grandmother's house and ingeniously uses ginger ale to save the day.
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
In this updated version of the Grimm fairy tale, Rapunzel has flaming red hair and is kept imprisoned by her Aunt Esme, a heartless school cafeteria worker, in a tenement apartment with a broken elevator.
The rise of the house of McNally, or, About time too by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 680 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.
Mouse noses on toast by Daren King ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Paul Mouse gathers a group of mouse activists to uncover the mystery behind the delicacy known as "Mouse noses on toast" which is served in a fancy human restaurant.
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Ever since he was a baby, Iggy Peck has built towers, bridges, and buildings, which comes in handy when his second grade class is stranded on an island during a picnic.
Dear Tabby by Carolyn Crimi ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
A feline advice columnist assists other animals with their problems, such as a parrot whose owners complain that he talks too much, a groundhog who feels the pressure of predicting the weather, and a cat who objects to being pampered.
Dexter's journey by Chris D'Lacey ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 561 libraries worldwide
When a crate full of yellow plastic ducks is washed overboard on its journey to America, the ducks are rescued a few at a time until only Dexter remains, waiting to be found.
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 556 libraries worldwide
During a visit to his eccentric Uncle Montague to hear several grisly tales behind the unique artifacts in his collection, Edgar discovers the truth about his uncle's past.
Grand illusions : paint effects and instant decoration for furniture, fabric, walls and floors by Nick Ronald ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
The bones of the buried by David Roberts ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
In 1936, Lord Edward Corinth and reporter Verity Browne renew their uneasy relationship when Verity asks Edward for help in proving lover innocent of killing a fellow Communist Party member in Madrid. Edward proves the man innocent, but the case makes him realize that three of his classmates at Eton have been murdered.
Tales of terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
One stormy night, in their family's otherwise deserted Cornwall inn, twelve-year-old Ethan and his sister Cathy shelter a mysterious guest who indulges their love of the macabre by telling horror stories of the sea.
Adaptations Adventure and adventurers Animals Australia Brothers and sisters Building Cats Children's stories Children's stories, English Contests Death Dickens, Eddie (Fictitious character) Dinosaurs England Escape artists Fairy tales Families Fiction Folklore Germany Grandmothers Great-aunts Great Britain Great-uncles Handbooks, manuals, etc. History Hotels Humorous stories Identity (Philosophical concept) Interior decoration Inventions Juvenile works Manners and customs Mice Motels Neighbors Ocean travel Pets Pictorial works Pirates Revenge Salvage (Waste, etc.) School children School field trips Schools Stories in rhyme Teachers Typewriting Tyrannosaurus rex Young adult works
Roberts, David (David I.)
Roberts, David Ian, 1970-
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