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Jonsberg, Barry 1951-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 154 publications in 6 languages and 5,054 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.J7426, [FIC]
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Publications about Barry Jonsberg
Publications by Barry Jonsberg
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Most widely held works by Barry Jonsberg
The crimes and punishments of Miss Payne by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
Calma, who is smart and an excellent writer, and her unlikely friend, Kiffo, a seeming all-around failure, undertake a dangerous project when they follow an abusive teacher whom they suspect of dealing drugs
Dreamrider by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Harangued by his father about his weight and bullied in all the many schools he has attended, teenaged Michael finds some comfort in his ability to experience "lucid" dreaming but then starts to notice that the things that happen in his dreams are starting to occur in the real world as well
The categorical universe of Candice Phee by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life
Am I right or am I right? by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Calma Harrison is certain she knows what is behind the strange behavior of everyone in her life, and convinced that she is the only one who can fix things, but soon learns just how wrong she is
Being here by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Being Here is a beautifully told novel about a girl whose rich imagination rescues her from a grim reality, and an unlikely boy who changes everything - a compelling story of love, faith and consequences
It's not all about you, Calma! by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Much anticipated sequel to hilarious yet poignant popular debut novel The Whole Business with Kiffo and the Pitbull by Barry Jonsberg - a fresh, funny and engaging new voice in young adult books. Laugh-out-loud humour with a strong beating heart and a sting in the tail
Ironbark by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
"Sixteen can be a tough time. And it's almost unmanageable for a wise-cracking boy whose temper is white-hot. As a consequence he is sentenced to a time-out with his reclusive grandfather in a primitive shack in the Tasmanian forest. There is little to do except chop wood and watch the red-eyed wallabies gather at dusk. They are an unlikely couple: a taciturn old man who prefers the simple life, and a volatile boy addicted to the technology of the 21st century and yet a bond blossoms between them. But denied access to much he desires, and feeling provoked by a local cop cynical of city folk, the boy's frustration grows. And when he encounters situations he can't control anything could happen ..."--Provided by publisher
The dog that dumped on my doona by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Blacky the dog arrives on the bed of eleven-year-old Marcus to send him and his friend Dylan on a mission to rescue God, a sick pygmy bearded dragon being held in a local pet shop
Cassie by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Holly and the time in her life when she learned that appearances can be deceptive, that she needs to make her own choices and that some friends are not what they seem
On the tail of the tassie tiger by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"Blacky the farting dog is back, smellier than ever. And he's got a new mission for Marcus and Dyl: track down the vary last Tassie tiger and save it from extinction. Simple, really. But throw in some bumbling thylacine hunters, a bully out to get you, a hairy Scotsman on your trail, and anything can--and will--happen. Especially as time is running out"--P. [4] of cover
A croc called Capone by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"Wacky comedy-adventure, great for boys. A free trip to the Northern Territory! Sounds good, thinks Marcus. But when his best friend Dylan joins the family holiday, mayhem is not far away. Throw in a surly, farting dog with attitude, a dog that can hear Marcus think plus a monster saltwater croc and a cyclone, and you've got a recipe called D for Disaster"--Provided by publisher
Pandora Jones : Admission by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Pandora Jones wakes in an infirmary - her body weak, her memory providing only flashes of horrific scenes of death. She soon discovers that her family has succumbed to a plague pandemic which almost wiped out humanity. Pan is one of the survivors who have been admitted to The School - a quarantined, heavily guarded survival-skills facility - to recover their strength, hone their skills and prepare for whatever comes next. Pandora's skill is intuition, but how useful will it be outside the secure walls of The School? And what if it leads her to question where the truth lies...Plague. Pandemic. Intuition. Secrets. Truth. Courage. Action. Survival
The whole business with Kiffo and the Pit Bull by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Pandora Jones : deception by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
It was difficult to know when nightmares ended and the waking world began.' Pan is still struggling to distinguish between her dreams and reality. When she wakes in the Infirmary her mind replays the sight of Nate running along the shoreline and the way his body froze and then flopped after he was shot. But her memories hold more questions than answers and she doesn't know who to trust. When she forms an unlikely alliance with Jen to try to make sense of everyone's haunting similar memories and the conflicting information about The School, she finds herself with unexpected enemies. Pan and Jen are determined to seek the truth - no matter what rules they must break or how terrible the danger they face. But can they even trust each other? Intuition. Secrets. Truth. Courage. Action. Survival
The heart of the forest by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The screamer by Barry Jonsberg( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A croc called Capone by Barry Jonsberg( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A free trip to the Northern Territory! Sounds good, thinks Marcus ('Mucus' to his sister Rose). But when his best friend Dylan joins the family holiday, mayhem is not far away. Marcus and Dylan's trip also involves Blacky, a surly, farting dog with attitude, who can hear Marcus think, plus a monster saltwater crocodile who'd rather chomp on a human for dinner than have a civilized conversation. Then there's the small matter of a giant big-game hunter on a collision course with our heroes. And will Marcus be any match for his mean older sister Rose and her best friend Cy Ob Han?
The heart of the forest by Barry Jonsberg( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Keely always looks after her twin brother Aaron. But in the dark forest, its Aaron who knows just what to do. A touching and beautifully crafted story about a lost child, with a surprising ending - container
The whole business with Kiffo and the pitbull by Barry Jonsberg( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Part quirky journal, part detective fiction, this wild and witty novel is a laugh-out-loud comedy about two unlikely friends who are drawn into a dramatic series of events through their mutual mistrust of their new English teacher. 'I don't know you at all. I wouldn't recognise you from a hole in the ground. If I was telling this story to some friends, then they would already know Kiffo and they would know me and they would know the school and everything. I'd just be able to get straight into what happened when a new English teacher, the Pitbull, slobbered and snarled her way into our class. But you don't know anything. No offence.'
It's not all about you, Calma! by Barry Jonsberg( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Calma Harrison is in love. Not just with herself, but also with the handsome checkout guy at Crazi-Cheep. But when Calma gets a job a Crazi-Cheep, her cynical approach to customer service makes headlines
 
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Languages
English (108)
German (14)
French (6)
Polish (3)
Chinese (1)
Hungarian (1)
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