WorldCat Identities

Jones, Simon 1950-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 485 publications in 1 language and 29,096 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Religious fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.S92475, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Jones
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Recording )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prosper and Bo are orphans on the run from their cruel aunt and uncle. The brothers decide to hide out in Venice, where they meet a mysterious thirteen-year-old boy who calls himself the "Thief Lord." Brilliant and charismatic, the Thief Lord leads a ring of street children who dabble in petty crime
The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace
The secret supper by Javier Sierra( Recording )

15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pope is determined to have da Vinci executed once he figures out why the nearly-completed painting of the Last Supper contains so many heresies
Lion boy by Zizou Corder( Recording )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, a boy with the ability to speak the language of cats sets out from London to seek his kidnapped parents and finds himself on a Paris-bound circus ship learning to train lions
Ptolemy's gate by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous adventures continue for the djinni Bartimaeus and his master, seventeen-year-old Nathaniel, a powerful magician who is serving as England's minister of information
The golem's eye by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a clay golem terrorizing London, Nathaniel and Bartimaeus must go to Prague to find the source of its power. In the meantime, in the city of Westminster, Kitty and the Resistance are planning their own caper
The question of God Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the lives and insights of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis through dramatic storytelling and visual recreations, as well as interviews with biographers and historians. Interspersed throughout the film are discussions among a group of seven participants, moderated by Dr. Armand Nicholi, where Freud and Lewis are brought together in a great debate
Charlie Bone and the shadow by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation contains all six episodes of the BBC's adaptation of a sci-fi fantasy about an unassuming Englishman and his outwardly average neighbor who is actually an alien from the vicinity of Betelgeuse
Conspirata [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Recording )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 63 BC, Cicero stands supreme as the senior consul of the Roman Republic. But jealous rivals--from the ruthless and debauched to the fanatical and psychopathic--plan to destroy him and seize power. Thwarting their evil machinations will require all the skill and craft Cicero can muster
The ring of Solomon [a Bartimaeus novel] by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise-cracking djinni Bartimaeus finds himself at the court of King Solomon with an unpleasant master, a sinister servant, and King Solomon's magic ring
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie and the Children of the Red King must call upon all of their strength to defeat the darkness and finally learn the fate of Charlie's family, the evil intentions of the Bloors, what has become of Septimus Bloor's will, and the destiny of the Red King's heirs
Imperium [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the great figures of the Roman world, none was more fascinating or charismatic than Marcus Cicero, the greatest orator of all time, who at the age of twenty-seven was determined to attain imperium--supreme power in the state. At his side was the everpresent Tiro, the confidential secretary and slave, whose celebrated biography of his master was lost in the Dark Ages. Imperium is the re-creation of Tiro's vanished masterpiece, recounting in vivid detail the story of Cicero's extraordinary quest for glory
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young painter falls under the spell of an eccentric, aristocratic English family
A traitor to memory by Elizabeth George( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Lynley investigates the murder of a woman who was run over on a quiet London street
Monty Python's The meaning of life by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python presents a glimpse into the true meaning of life (and fish)
Charlie Bone and the beast by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Asa Pike, a Bloor's Academy student with the ability to change into a beast at dusk, goes missing, twelve-year-old Charlie Bone suspects a new classmate, the magically gifted Dagobert Endless, of foul play
French lessons [adventures with knife, fork, and corkscrew] by Peter Mayle( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging far from his adopted Provence, Peter Mayle travels to every corner of France visiting out-of-the-way restaurants, starred Michelin wonders, local village markets, annual festivals and blessed vineyards
The unwanteds by Lisa McMann( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic
A place of hiding by Elizabeth George( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah St. James is shocked to learn that her former California roommate, China River, has been accused of murdering Guy Brouard, a wealthy philanthropist on the Island of Guernsey. Convinced that China is innocent, Deborah and husband Simon arrive on Guernsey, and discover that Brouard was more philanderer than philanthropist that there were many who may have wanted to see him dead ... and a motive that could be traced back to the occupation of the Channel Islands
 
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Alternative Names
STEPHEN JONES

Languages
English (183)

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The Amulet of SamarkandThe secret supperLion boyPtolemy's gateThe golem's eyeThe question of God Sigmund Freud & C.S. LewisCharlie Bone and the shadowThe hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy