WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Kate 1956-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 389 publications in 8 languages and 22,778 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Science fiction  Diary fiction  Suspense fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6052.O2, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kate Thompson
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( Book )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish teenager J.J. Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
The last of the high kings by Kate Thompson( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Jenny Liddy, in turmoil over learning that she is a changeling, makes a deal with a devil creature, she endangers the human race but her own cleverness, her human and fairy fathers, and the last of Ireland's high kings help to make things right
Highway robbery by Kate Thompson( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Hold the mare for me, lad. And when I come back I'll give you a golden guinea.' It's more money than the street urchin has ever dreamt of. But who is the rider, and why is there so much interest in his big black horse? And will the boy ever see the money he has been promised? There's highway robbery in the air, but it isn't always entirely clear just who is trying to rob who
Creature of the night by Kate Thompson( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby lives a reckless life smoking, drinking, and stealing cars in Dublin. So his mother moves the family to the country. But Bobby suspects their cottage might not be as quaint as it seems. And spooky details of the history of their little cottage gradually turn Bobby into a detective of night creatures real and imagined
Switchers by Kate Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When freakish weather grips the Arctic regions and moves southward, an Irish girl and her strange companion save the world from disaster through their ability to switch into animal forms
The white horse trick by Kate Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late twenty-first century, dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible, and soon Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, partly because of a warlord who is a member of the Liddy family
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
Most wanted by Kate Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In first century Rome, in the turmoil after a rumor circulates that mad Emperor "Littleboots" is dead, young Marcus brings home a horse that the emperor had proclaimed a consul and his family decides they must treat it as an honored guest
Midnight's choice by Kate Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess, who has the ability to change into animal form, must choose between good and evil as she tries to decide whether to "Switch" into a phoenix or a vampire for the rest of time
Wild blood by Kate Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before she turns fifteen and loses the power to "Switch," Tess spends time with her cousins in the Irish countryside trying out different animal forms, but when her cousins disappear in the woods she must face her fears to save them
The beguilers by Kate Thompson( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she comes of age Rilka sets out to capture a beguiler, one of the lightlike spirit creatures with mesmerizing powers that haunt the mountains above her village, and her quest reveals the secret of their origin. Suggested level: senior secondary
Fourth World by Kate Thompson( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Christie and his older stepbrother, Danny, travel to the home and mysterious laboratory of the elder boy's scientist mother, where they learn a shocking truth about the nature of her experiments
Origins by Kate Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christy 's souvenir stone from the yeti's cave proves to be fatal for many of the inhabitants of Fourth World leaving among the survivors a pair of genetically-altered twins whose eventual descendants face an uncertain future in a stone age world of nuclear devastation and disease
Only human by Kate Thompson( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A search for the elusive Yeti in the faraway Himalayas leads Christie and his stepbrother Danny to question their own humanity
The fourth horseman : a novel by Kate Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Laurie is arrested for setting fire to her father's research lab she's unsure what to say in her defence. Should she say that she's an animal rights activist? Or should she tell the whole story, about the mysterious horsemen that she saw in the woods and the terrifying truth which lay behind their appearance? Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Great House by Kate Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome's most wanted by Kate Thompson( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus is a young baker in Ancient Rome, living with his family in the shadow of the murderous Emperor Littleboots. When a slave boy shoves the reins of a sleek, beautiful horse into Marcus' hands seconds before he is killed by a soldier, Marcus knows he's in danger because the horse is Incitatus, the Emperor's most prized and powerful animal. Will Marcus find a way to keep Incitatus hidden? Are the rumours of Littleboots' death true, or is it all a trick? And how can Marcus save himself, and his family? Suggested level: primary
The alchemist's apprentice by Kate Thompson( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's quest leads him on a quixotic set of travels which have a rollicking 'Tom Jones' feel to them. Eventually after both hardship and luxury, Jack finds himself with the enigmatic alchemist, Barnstable, dabbling in alchemy until finally he holds in his hand the precious and long awaited nugget but by that time, of course, it is too late
 
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The new policeman
Alternative Names
Kate Thompson auteur pour enfants

Kate Thompson britische Schriftstellerin

Kate Thompson Brits schrijfster

Kate Thompsonová

Thompson, K.

Thompson, Kate, 1956-

Thompson, Katharine Anna 1956-

کیت تامپسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

톰프슨, 케이트

トンプソン, ケイト

Languages
English (198)

Japanese (10)

Spanish (10)

German (9)

French (4)

Czech (3)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)

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The last of the high kingsHighway robberyCreature of the nightSwitchersThe white horse trickThe new policemanMost wantedMidnight's choice