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Beresford, Elisabeth

Overview
Works: 242 works in 554 publications in 10 languages and 6,129 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B4486, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Elisabeth Beresford
Publications by Elisabeth Beresford
Publications by Elisabeth Beresford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Elisabeth Beresford
The wombles by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
32 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Portuguese and held by 537 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the Wombles who live underground and collect the things that untidy humans leave behind
The wandering wombles by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 330 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 )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 297 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 )
12 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 invisible womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and German and held by 221 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!
The Wombles go round the world by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 220 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 )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
The snow womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 153 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 )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A school of whales are swimming when the smallest whale starts to follow a fishing boat by mistake. When he becomes stranded on a beach the local people work together to keep him wet and alive until he can be refloated. Suggested level: primary
Lizzy fights on by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Lizzy's war by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
After her house is destroyed by a bomb, Lizzy goes to stay with old Miss Damps. Soon the two become the best of friends and they enjoy much more fun and freedom in the country. However, they discover that the harships and dangers of war are never far away
Curious magic by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 95 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 )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 89 libraries worldwide
The secret railway by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The Tovers by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Orinoco runs away by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Toby's luck by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The MacWomble's pipe band by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Tomsk to the rescue by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Travelling magic by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beresford, Elisabeth "Liza" 1926-2010
Beresford, Elizabeth
Beresford, Elizabeth 1926-2010
Elisabeth Beresford British author of children's books, creator of The Wombles
Elisabeth Beresford Frans schrijfster (1926-2010)
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 (163)
German (6)
Finnish (3)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (2)
French (1)
Danish (1)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Swedish (1)
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