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Thompson, Caroline 1956-

Overview
Works: 86 works in 390 publications in 8 languages and 17,507 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television programs  Animated television programs  Animal films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Director, Originator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Caroline Thompson Publications by Caroline Thompson
Most widely held works by Caroline Thompson
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon Lady took him home to live with her family. And so began Edward's fantastic adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faithfully based on Anne Sewell's classic novel, this beloved horse story is told by its hero, the gallant Beauty, whose joyous and heartbreaking life takes him from idyllic days on a country squire's estate to London's hard, cobblestoned streets, through decades of owners both kindly and harsh
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Henry Selick ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
The secret garden by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphaned Mary Lennox is sent back from India to live at her uncle's gloomy house on the Yorkshire moors - Wandering in the grounds one day, she finds a key to a secret garden - First published in 1911
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
Buddy ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gertrude Lintz, a New York socialite who believes that animals should not be caged, raises a gorilla named Buddy and reluctantly realizes that he is not suited for city life
The Addams family by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after twenty-five years in the Bermuda Triangle, the other members of the off-beat Addams clan plan a great celebration, only to begin to suspect that he may not be who he claims to be
Black Beauty by Betty G Birney ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The secret garden by Diane Molleson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. Illustrated with stills from the 1993 film version
Homeward bound : the incredible journey Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homeward Bound: A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Himalayan cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search for their missing human family
Tim Burton's nightmare before Christmas : a novel by Daphne Skinner ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The King of Halloweenland stumbles into Christmastown and longs to be part of the cheer, so he decides that his Halloween gang will deliver Christmas this year
The Addams family and Addams family values ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addams family values: A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love
Four Film Favorites classic horse films ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first program, a young English girl who wins an unruly horse in a raffle goes on to enter him in the Grand National Steeplechase. In the second program, a young girl and her horse go overseas. In the third program, a horse is passed through the hands of many masters prior to returning to his original young master and a happy retirement. The fourth program is a fictionalized account of an underdog bay colt who became one of the greatest thoroughbreds in horseracing history
The Addams Family by Stephanie Calmenson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Addams family is a normal American family ... if your idea of normal is living in a real haunted house with trapdoors and secret rooms. Gomez Addams likes to sword fight with guests. Morticia Addams snips the blossoms off roses and saves the stems. Pugsley Addams collects road signs that say BRIDGE OUT. Wednesday Addams likes to play with headless dolls. Now the long-lost Uncle Fester is back. But is he the real Fester Addams ... or just a clever imposter?
The Addams Family by Elizabeth Faucher ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eerie Addams family--Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester, Cousin It, Lurch, and the rest--return in a creepy family adventure
The Secret garden by M. J Carr ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden
The secret garden by Kathryn Cristaldi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Lennox has found a beautiful secret garden. It's filled with all kinds of flowers and trees. The garden is her own special and magical place
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere!
First born by Caroline Thompson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Thompson, Caroline W. 1956-
Thompson, Carolyn
トンプソン, キャロライン
Languages
English (185)
Spanish (8)
German (4)
French (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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