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Beresford, Elisabeth

Overview
Works: 238 works in 543 publications in 8 languages and 6,509 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B4486, 823.914
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Publications about Elisabeth Beresford
Publications by Elisabeth Beresford
Publications by Elisabeth Beresford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Elisabeth Beresford
 
Most widely held works by Elisabeth Beresford
The wombles by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 520 libraries worldwide
The Wombles live secretly in a cosy burrow underneath Wimbledon Common, venturing out to tidy up the rubbish that human beings leave behind. Two of the youngest Wombles, Bungo and Orinoco, are ready to take their turn out on the Common, and windy weather and large dogs are just the beginning of their adventures. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The wandering wombles by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The Wombles' peaceful and harmonious existence is suddenly under threat. The heavy lorries that thunder along the roads near the common make the burrow shake and tremble so much that it is no longer safe for the Wombles to live there, and it is up to young Bungo and Orinoco to bravely sally forth and try to locate a new home
The Wombles at work by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
19 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 317 libraries worldwide
There has been a huge festival and no end of rubbish has been left behind - everything from sunglasses to shoes, drinks cans and bottles. Who would have thought humans could leave so much behind, not bothering to recycle? The Wombles have their work cut out for them . .
The Wombles to the rescue by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and German and held by 248 libraries worldwide
There has been a guge festival and no end of rubbish has been left behind, everything from umbrellas to shoes, drink cans and bottles. Who would have thought humans could leave so much behind, not bothering to recycle? The Wombles have their work cut out for them!
The Wombles go round the world by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
The Wombles live in a warm and cozy burrow beneath Wimbledon Common. They like nothing better than a good tidy-up and luckily the Wombles' burrow is the perfect place to sort and recycle all the rubbish that careless Human Beings leave behind
Escape to happiness by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
The snow womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Snow has arrived on Wimbledon Common! The young Wombles, including Bungo, Orinoco and Tomsk, can't wait to start sledging, making snow Wombles and generally having fun in the snow. Then one particular Womble decides to play a snowy trick on the small Wombles
The smallest whale by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The Smallest Whale follows a fishing boat thinking it is his mother and when he gets stranded on the beach, the people of the island work to keep him alive until the tide comes in and he can get back to sea
The invisible womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Orinoco is certainly the tubbiest of the Wombles and is perhaps the Womble who needs the most encouragement to go out on the daily sortie to clear up and recycle all the rubbish that humans leave behind . . . Meanwhile, Tobermory, DIY-er extraordinaire, is getting to grips with the one of the humans' more ingenious inventions: the vacuum cleaner!
Lizzy's war by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Lizzy fights on by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The treasure hunters by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Three children in search of buried treasure in an English coastal town uncover a different and unexpected treasure
The invisible Womble, and other stories by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and German and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Curious magic by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A boy's vacation on an island off the coast of England brings him in contact with a white witch, a girl his own age with increasing magic powers, a boy from the sea, and travel backwards in time
Veronica by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 93 libraries worldwide
The secret railway by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The Tovers by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Orinoco runs away by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The MacWomble's pipe band by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
The mysterious island by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beresford, Elizabeth
Beresford, Elizabeth 1926-2010
Elisabeth Beresford British author of children's books, creator of The Wombles
Elisabeth Beresford fransk författare
Elisabeth Beresford fransk skribent
Robertson, Elisabeth Beresford
Robertson, Elisabeth Beresford 1926-2010
ベルスフォルド, エリザベス
ベレスフォード, エリザベス
Languages
English (141)
German (5)
Finnish (3)
Dutch (2)
French (1)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
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