Most widely held works by Colin Towns
Angelina Ballerina Rose fairy princess ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Angelina is a little mouse that loves to dance - in her bedroom, at school, in the kitchen, even in her sleep. In every episode, Angelina learns that real life is not a perfect ballet and that missteps are part of growing up. Join everyone's favorite ballerina as she goes from one adventure after another, complete with roller coaster rides, spooky ghosts, and of course, ballet.
Angelina Ballerina. Friends forever ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Angelina celebrates friendship both onstage and off. She learns that sometimes it is better to give than to receive. Angelina learns about dealing with jealousy and how a misunderstanding can test a friendship. Through it all, Angelina learns that true friends are friends forever.
Angelina Ballerina. The lucky penny ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
When Angelina finds a lucky penny, she decides she doesn't need to practice for an important audition. But when she loses it, she realizes that practice makes perfect. With Angelina's support Alice enters a gymnastics championship where she learns to perservere as she overcomes her fear on the balance beam. Angelina lends a helping had to her new friend Anya who is down on her luck, and helps her grandpa search for this lost war medal.
Angelina ballerina. The show must go on ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
It's Christmas and Angelina is auditioning for the lead role in the musical extravaganza 'Cinderella Mouse and the Ugly Whiskers'. She is devastated when Pricilla Pinkpaws is choosen to play Cinderella and she gets cast as the Wicked Stepmouse. Things go from bad to worse and the production might have to be cancelled. Realizing her selfishness, Angelina becomes determined to set things straight.
Angelina Ballerina. Lights, camera, action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Lights, camera, action!: Angelina enters a movie making contest. She decides to make a weepy melodrama with herself in the starring role. Anya's visit: Angelina's best friend, Anya, comes to visit and becomes the center of attention. Henry's halloween: Henry is convinced he's seen the fabled Chipping Cheddar witch in the village. Sammy's club: Sammy and his friends won't let William join their downhill racer club.
Angelina Ballerina. The silver locket ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
"Angelina and the silver locket": Angelina borrows her mother's precious silver locket without permission and is devastated when she loses it. "Show and tell": Angelina takes her baby sister, Polly, to 'Show and Tell Day' at school. "The proposal": Angelina doesn't believe Mr. Operatski is a worthy suitor for Miss Lilly and sets out to prove it. "Heads and tails": The new statue of Queen Seraphina is missing its head. Will Angelina and her friends be able to create a new one in time for the unveiling?
Angelina Ballerina. Dance of friendship ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Angelina is a feisty little mouse who dances after her dreams with grace and determination. With her strong sense of knowing that it is what is inside that counts, she works hard and learns from her mistakes. Little girls will be inspired by her.
Angelina Ballerina. The magic of dance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Angelina inspires children to experience the magic of dance as the little star pursues her dream of becoming a prima ballerina. As she faces challenges along the way, her family and friends provide the encouragement needed to build character and achieve her dreams.
The buccaneers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Four young American girls journey from America to England in search of romance and adventure in this exquisite production of Edith Wharton's final book.
Angelina Ballerina Angelina in the wings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Angelina and her friends are about to learn some important lessons about fair play. Whether she's giving the ballet performance of her life or competing in a race-to-the-finish treasure hunt, she quickly learns that nothing is more important than doing things the right way. When everyone plays fair, everyone comes out a winner.
Angelina Ballerina. The big performance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
"The royal banquet:": Angelina is requested to dance for Queen Seraphina, but on her way, she and Miss Lilly get lost. "Angelina the mouse detective": With a garden gnome thief, Angelina is on the trail. "Angelina's baby sister": Angelina adores her new baby sister, that is until she gets all the attention. "The costume ball": When Angelina and Alice sneak out and disquise themselves to attend a costume ball, they discover being a 'grown-up' isn't what they imagined. "Miss Lilly is leaving": Can the rumor be true? Is Miss Lilly really leaving forever? " The gift": It's Christmas time and Angelina feels that she must come up with the perfect gift for Miss Lilly.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Arthur Chipping is the new Latin master at an English boy's boarding school. The eccentric schoolmaster lives a full, rich life within the cloistered school, defined by his role as the intellectual shepherd of generations of young students. Then while traveling through the countryside on summer holiday, he unexpected falls in love. His new wife ignites his passion and brings him out of his shell. Spans over 50 years in the life of Mr. Chipping.
The Cadfael collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael is a monk, with a difference, who lives at Shrewsberry abbey. Given a choice, he would rather enjoy being a simple gardener and herbalist for his home. However, events seem to force him to use his other talent as a master detective in response to mysterious crimes happening in and around his community. While he investigates these crimes, he often finds himself at odds with the contemporary attitudes of the times.
Maybe baby ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Sam and Lucy are a married couple who seem to have it all. The only thing missing is a child that they both desperately want. Between busy careers and trying to conceive, life becomes completely unpredictable. Now their love for each other will truly be put to the test.
The world of Peter Rabbit & friends ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Music from the stories of Peter Rabbit.
The tide of life ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Emily Kennedy faces her future with a glad smile and an ever-hopeful philosophy. Her only worry is her delicate younger sister, Lucy. When a tragic set of circumstances force the sisters from their home, Emily is quickly forced to grow into womanhood and take on the responsibilities of an adult. Needing all her strength of will and character to see her through the difficult road she travels, Emily manages to cling bravely to her never-say-die attitude to life.
The girl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
To Anne Thornton, Hannah Boyle would always be The Girl, a bitterly resented, tangible reminder of her husband's infidelity. A family tragedy gives Anne the perfect opportunity to exact revenge on her young stepdaughter for the years of humiliation she suffered while raising the striking young woman. Hannah's personal resources are stretched to the limit as she fights for her freedom, her life and the man she loves.
Essex boys ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A two-fisted tale of drugs, guns, and murder. A cabby gets hired by a suave drug baron to shuttle around a recent ex-con, Jason Locke. Locke kills and disfigures without a second thought, yet he takes a shine to his young driver and soon starts including him on his nefarious errands. Based on a real-life gangland killing that left three dead in the snowy Essex backcountry.
Waiting time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"A suspenseful tale of espionage and death unfolds in this post Cold War drama. Tracy Barnes and Joshua Mantle find themselves involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the infamous East German State Secret Police, The Stasi."
Dezemberküsse December kisses ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A desperate man on the lam is taken in by his old friend who is a kindhearted clergyman. Freddy is secretly nursed back to health in the bell tower of Thomas' church by the innocent, beautiful daughter of the priest, who is immediately drawn to the dark stranger. While Thomas fends off invesigators, a tender, burgeoning relationship grows above him in the tower. Upon discovering his daughter's plan to leave with Freddy once he is fully recovered, Thomas must confront his own beliefs - does his compassion for his injured friend extend to his own daughter's love?
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