WorldCat Identities

McGeagh, Stanley

Overview
Works: 116 works in 254 publications in 1 language and 2,092 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Science fiction  Humorous stories  Adventure stories  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.N647, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stanley McGeagh
The monster by Garth Nix( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since moving to the town of Portland, many bizarre things have happened to Jaide and Jack Shield. The twins have discovered their own magical powers and have seen how they can go horribly wrong. They have met cats who talk and humans who keep silent about deep, dark secrets. And they have begun their fight against a deadly force known as The Evil. Still, Jaide and Jack have yet to meet the strangest resident of Portland. It's a creature that comes out only at night, a beast that defies human description. Jaide and Jack have never seen it but they're about to. And when they do, destruction and disaster won't be too far away. Magic. Monsters. Terror. Troubletwisters
The mystery by Garth Nix( Recording )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as Jaide and Jack Shield are settling into their crazy new lives in Portland, The Evil threatens another Ward, and the twins will need to put their growing powers to the test!
The missing by Garth Nix( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as twins Jaide and Jack Shield think they've settled into their crazy new lives as troubletwisters, the Evil threatens again, and the duo will need to put their growing powers to the test!
The riders by Tim Winton( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Scully waits at the arrival gate of an international airport, anxious to see his wife and seven-year-old daughter. After two years in Europe they are finally settling down. He sees a new life before them, a stable outlook, a cottage in the Irish countryside that he's renovated by hand. He's waited, sweated on this reunion. He does not like to be alone - he's that kind of man. The flight lands, the glass doors hiss open, and Scully's life begins to go down in flames
The truth about magic by Dave Luckett( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr Tipkins, a gift-giver from the Department of Wishes of Faerie, arrives to give a wish to a newborn baby in the village of Widdershins, he isn't in the best of moods. His uncharacteristic burst of bad temper begins a chain reaction that has consequences no one can foresee. This is a story of mistakes and of deception, of wizards (good and bad), and of what happens when perfectly ordinary wishes go wrong
The cat who liked rain by Henning Mankell( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of young Lucas who gets a most precious present for his birthday, a black kitten which he calls Night. Lucas becomes very attached to Night but one day Lucas comes home from school and discovers that his beloved cat has disappeared. He searches for Night everywhere and doesn't stop hoping for his return. It's only sometime later that Night appears in his dreams and tells him that he had to leave to see the world, just as Lucas will do one day when he has grown up
The great gold robbery by Jo Nesbø( Recording )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Russian billionaire robs the Norwegian Gold Reserve and melts the last remaining gold bar into the Premier Soccer League trophy, it's up to Doctor Proctor, Nilly and Lisa to get the trophy and save Norway. The only way to retrieve the trophy is to win it back. Nilly and Lisa join the Rotten Ham soccer team and use the Fartonaut Powder, along with a handful of Doctor Proctor's other wacky inventions, to try and lead the hopeless underdog team to victory before times runs out
The story house 52 new stories to share, one for every week of the year by Vivian French( Recording )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mum and Julius, Tia and Tim the twins, Jason, Daisy B Ross and Grannie Annie all live in the Story House, along with their pet dogs, cats, Roly the rat and lots of goldfish. Little Ghost and Big Ghost live there too. Every week Little Ghost flits in to hear a new story from Big Ghost. Some are about the family, some are about the other inhabitants - mice who live under the floorboards, creepy-crawlies in the garden, and toys who come to life at night. There's also the story about the 'kitten with no name' who finds out just who he is by the end of the book"--Container
The middle parts of fortune by Frederic Manning( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1929 because its language was considered far too frank for public circulation, The middle parts of fortune was hailed by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, by Lawrence of Arabia and Ernest Hemingway, as an extraordinary novel. Its author was in fact Frederic Manning, an Australian writer who fought in the Battle of the Somme in 1916, and who told his story of men at war from the perspective of an ordinary soldier
Summer of the red wolf by Morris West( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of a man struggling with the complexities and torments of everyday life who travels to Scotland to fight his inner demons and discovers love, honor and himself along the way. The novel brilliantly captures the feelings of restlessness so common in these modern times
A very messy inspection by Stephen Axelsen( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Piccolo Grande lives in his fine old family home. But one fateful afternoon his neat and ordered life is turned upside down and inside out when noisy, round and red-faced Annabelle bursts into his life. She claims to be his great aunt but Piccolo recognizes her for the angel she is--a guardian angel, sent to mind Piccolo. But where Annabelle goes, disaster follows, and in two shakes of a feather it is the boy who is minding the angel ..."
The return of Rathalorn by Dave Luckett( Recording )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Furious about his banishment from Faerie, Rathalorn's one aim is to go back and wreak his revenge. To do this he needs something he no longer has: powerful magic. He finds what he is looking for in the Magical Twins, a pair of mysterious young fairground wizards. But with great power comes great danger."--Container
The waiting time by Gerald Seymour( Recording )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporal Tracy Barnes is after revenge against the man responsible for having her lover killed in East Germany during the Cold War. Her target is Dieter Krause , an ex-captain in the Stasi's counter espionage section. She follows him to Germany to prove her case and into dangerous territory
The disastrous party by Stephen Axelsen( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Aunt Annabelle has passed her very messy inspection and can stay on as Piccolo's guardian angel for now. But with a newfound passion for entering and winning competitions, will Annabelle be too busy to notice if Piccolo is in danger? When Annabelle wins a party, who is the beautiful but mysterious visitor who arrives unannounced in a sleek silver limousine, is she friend or foe, angel or otherwise?
Alien and the pants of doom by Jimmy Mars( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parping pantpiper is on the rampage in Pete's classroom. This stinky little ickimal must be stopped and fast! Binko the alien and Pete are back in their second adventure, and this time it's a tale of killer wedgies, mouse sausages and pants aplenty. The second in this super-fun series, at the heart of which is the friendship between a human boy and an alien child who share a passion for mischief and a talent for causing havoc
Alien in my belly button by Jimmy Mars( Recording )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blinko the alien is on a mission to find the Toe Cheese Cimple, which has escaped from Planet Pok. And where better to start than the most disgusting place on the planet in the galaxy, Pete Perkin's house! Together, Pete and Binko will search every toe, nose bum and armpit in this filthy and funny adventure
The opal seekers by Patricia Shaw( Recording )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When poverty threatens to destroy Trella's family, she is left with no choice: her brother-in-law, Brodie, must leave home so that there is one less mouth to feed. Brodie travels to Dublin and thence to Australia. In Brisbane he secures a job at Fairlea cattle station but soon finds an excuse to go opal mining. Back in Ireland, Trella and her son have been forced to sell their home and in desperation they set sail for Australia. But Brodie's obsession with opals is to lead to tragedy
George speaks by Dick King-Smith( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura is amazed when her baby brother George starts talking to her when he's only four weeks old, particularly as he sounds like a grown-up! It's a big secret to keep from their parents and the rest of the family and leads to all sorts of comic confusion until George's first birthday, when he makes a speech to his startled family
Missing, presumed evil by Garth Nix( Recording )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Jaide Shield have defended themselves against The Evil before, but it's never been as dangerous as this. It isn't just the town of Portland that's threatened, it's the whole Earth, and certain dimensions beyond. The Wardens have devised a plan to get rid of The Evil once and for all. The only problem is that destroying The Evil may also mean abandoning some innocent people, including one of the twins. The battle against The Evil is going to places it's never been, places Jack and Jaide would have never even imagined possible. Their mission is clear: survive the storm that's coming, and save the ones who are missing
The Jericho files by Alan Gold( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One small yellowed photograph of a man on horseback. Old files from Stalin's time, moldering in a Kremlin archive. An Israeli Prime Minister who seems determined to throw his people into further war. A trail of murder and terrorism across Australia, the Middle East, and Europe. Whoever holds the photograph holds the key to many secrets -- as Miriam Davis, a Sydney lawyer and her journalist partner, Paul Sinclair, discover when Miriam's grandfather is murdered. But what are the secrets? What does the photograph mean?
 
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The truth about magic
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The truth about magicThe cat who liked rainThe story house 52 new stories to share, one for every week of the yearThe middle parts of fortuneSummer of the red wolfA very messy inspectionThe return of RathalornThe disastrous partyThe opal seekers