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Pearce, Philippa

Overview
Works: 178 works in 770 publications in 8 languages and 20,201 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories, English 
Roles: Other, Dedicator, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.P3145, [FIC]
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Publications about Philippa Pearce
Publications by Philippa Pearce
Publications by Philippa Pearce, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Philippa Pearce
 
Most widely held works by Philippa Pearce
Tom's midnight garden by Philippa Pearce( Book )
113 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,649 libraries worldwide
Tom prowls through his relative's home at night, discovers a Victorian garden where none exists in the day and there he meets Hatty
The way to Sattin Shore by Philippa Pearce( Book )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
When a tombstone with her father's name suddenly disappears from the graveyard, Kate, an English school girl, witnesses the unraveling of a mystery surrounding the death of her father
The little gentleman by Philippa Pearce( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
A young girl's dull life is transformed when she meets and befriends an extraordinary talking mole that likes to be read to and tell of his own past exploits throughout the centuries
The battle of Bubble and Squeak by Philippa Pearce( Book )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Danish and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
Sid Parker's mother hates pets. So when she finds out Sid brought two gerbils home from school, the battle for Bubble and Squeak begins
A dog so small by Philippa Pearce( Book )
52 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Ben Blewitt is desperate for a dog. He's picked out the biggest and best dogs from the books in the library - and he just knows he's going to get one for his birthday. Ben is excited when the big day arrives, but he receives a picture of a dog instead of a real one! But the imagination can be a powerful thing, and when Ben puts his to work, his adventures really begin!
Familiar and haunting : collected stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books, including tales of animals, ghosts, and everyday life
What the neighbors did, and other stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
A finder's magic by Philippa Pearce( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
After a mysterious stranger offers to help Till find his dog, they embark on a magical quest, interviewing various witnesses including a heron, a mole, a riddling cat, and Miss Mousey, whose sketch of a peaceful riverbank offers a vital clue
The squirrel wife by Philippa Pearce( Book )
19 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
For saving the life of one of the green people, Jack is blessed with the love and knowledge of a squirrel-wife
Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce( Book )
27 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Two English boys, David and Adam, spend the summer canoeing on the River Say and, with just an old riddle for a clue, try to find a treasure hidden along its banks by one of Adam's ancestors
Beauty and the Beast by Philippa Pearce( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast
The squirrel wife by Philippa Pearce( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
As a reward for saving the life of one of the feared green people, Jack acquires a beautiful and loving squirrel wife, knowledgeable in the secrets of the forest
Who's afraid? : and other strange stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A collection of eleven stories about ghosts and the supernatural
Lion at school and other stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 libraries worldwide
A collection of nine stories about animals, including a lion who goes to school, a lonely horse in search of adventure, and a mouse trying to avoid a mousetrap
Amy's three best things by Philippa Pearce( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
"Amy, who has never spent a night away from home, declares that she wants to spend not one night but three nights at her grandma's house. So she packs a bag, and off she goes. She and Grandma have a lovely time until Amy is alone in her bed and starts to worry. Luckily she has brought three things from home to help her get through the night in remarkable ways. The talented storytelling pair of Philippa Pearce and Helen Craig have created a wonderfully reassuring bedtime tale."--Jacket flap
The shadow-cage, and other tales of the supernatural by Philippa Pearce( Book )
13 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Cockle's cat by Philippa Pearce( Book )
28 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Peter, the cat, goes looking for fresh fish, and Mrs. Cockle follows him
Emily's own elephant by Philippa Pearce( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
When the zoo is unable to keep a miniature elephant, Emily and her parents make a home for it and its monkey friend in their lovely meadow with a river running by
The Minnow leads to treasure by Philippa Pearce( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1980 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Two English boys, with just an old riddle for a clue, spend a summer searching the banks of the river for a treasure hidden by the ancestors of one of the boys
Here comes Tod! by Philippa Pearce( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Six episodes feature a lively boy named Tod and his adventures within his affectionate family circle
 
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Alternative Names
Christie, Ann Philippa, 1920-2006
Pearce, A. Philippa
Pearce, A. Philippa, 1920-2006
Pearce, A. Philippa (Ann Philippa)
Pearce, Ann P. 1920-2006
Pearce, Ann Philippa
Pearce, Ann Philippa, 1920-2006
Pearce, Philipa 1920-2006
Pearce, Philippa
Piasu, Firippa 1920-2006
Warrener
Warrener, 1920-2006
Warrener 1920-2006 Pseudonym
פירס, פיליפה
ピアス, フィリッパ
ピアス, フィリパ
Languages
English (352)
French (12)
Japanese (10)
Dutch (6)
Spanish (3)
Danish (2)
Afrikaans (2)
German (1)
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