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McHargue, Georgess

Overview
Works: 42 works in 161 publications in 4 languages and 9,916 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PZ7.M183, FIC
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Publications about Georgess McHargue
Publications by Georgess McHargue
Publications by Georgess McHargue, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Georgess McHargue
 
Most widely held works by Georgess McHargue
The impossible people : a history natural and unnatural of beings terrible and wonderful by Georgess McHargue( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Examines the origins and evolution of various mythological beings such as giants, faeries, trolls, and mermaids in European and American folklore
The beasts of never : a history natural & unnatural of monsters mythical & magical by Georgess McHargue( Book )
5 editions published between 1968 and 1988 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of many imaginary creatures as they have appeared in myth and legend through the ages, describes their different species and characteristics, gives possible sources of their legendary origin, and offers explanations for supposed sightings by man
Facts, frauds, and phantasms : a survey of the spiritualist movement by Georgess McHargue( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Meet the werewolf by Georgess McHargue( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
The origins, habits, myths, legends, and famous case histories of werewolves
Funny bananas; the mystery in the museum by Georgess McHargue( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Ben's efforts to apprehend the vandal plaguing the natural history museum are complicated by a "witch" and a strange animal who seem to be haunting the museum
The horseman's word by Georgess McHargue( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
When Leigh goes to Scotland to help her aunt and uncle with the horses on their farm, she becomes involved with a local boy, the grandfather who blackmails him, and the tradition of the Horseman's Word
A field guide to conservation archaeology in North America by Georgess McHargue( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
See you later, crocodile by Georgess McHargue( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
When she inadvertently befriends eccentric Aunt Aggie, who keeps cats and is passionate about their welfare, shy, thirteen-year-old Johanna learns a great deal about the difficulties of old age and of maintaining a friendship with a stubborn and opinionated old lady
Mummies by Georgess McHargue( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Discusses natural and embalmed mummies from the frozen mammoths of Siberia to shrunken heads in Ecuador
Meet the witches by Georgess McHargue( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the phenomenon of witchcraft and discusses the various elements--primitive, classical, fairy-tale, pagan, historical, and modern--which have influenced its history
The turquoise toad mystery by Georgess McHargue( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
After thirteen-year-old Ben and his pet coatimundi Frito join a group of archaeologists looking for Indian artifacts in the Arizona desert, they help expose a ring of thieves
Meet the vampire by Georgess McHargue( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
A discussion of vampires including how to recognize and banish them
Stoneflight by Georgess McHargue( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Janie uses her power to put life in the stone animals that ornament New York buildings to escape her parents' quarreling, but when the animals start to turn her into stone she learns that having feelings is the price of remaining human
The baker and the basilisk by Georgess McHargue( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
The Master Baker's rooster is put on trial when a basilisk, the king of serpents, is discovered at the bottom of the well
Private zoo by Georgess McHargue( Book )
46 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Disappointed at being unable to go to the zoo, a young boy imagines his family, friends, and neighbors to be all the animals he'd like to see
The mermaid and the whale by Georgess McHargue( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Recounts a mermaid's determined efforts to win the love of a whale
The talking table mystery by Georgess McHargue( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
A boy and a girl acquire a mysterious diary and become the focus of unwelcome attention by a group of people determined to take it from them
The best of both worlds : an anthology of stories for all ages by Georgess McHargue( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Beastie by Georgess McHargue( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
While their parents participate in a scientific expedition to find definitive evidence of the creature that reputedly lives in a deep Scottish loch, a group of children begin to have their own ideas about the ultimate fate of the "monster."
Little victories, big defeats : war as the ultimate pollution by Georgess McHargue( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
A selection of stories and essays demonstrating the wastefulness and tragedy of war
 
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Alternative Names
Georgess McHargue American writer
Georgess McHargue Amerikaans schrijfster (1941-2011)
Mac Hargue Georgess
MacHargue Georgess
Mc Hargue Georgess
Languages
English (90)
French (14)
Spanish (10)
German (4)
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