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Escott, John

Works: 532 works in 3,042 publications in 5 languages and 22,179 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Horror fiction  Humorous fiction  Short stories  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Arranger, Other, Translator, Contributor, Narrator, Illustrator, Binder, Creator, ada
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
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Publications about John Escott
Publications by John Escott
Most widely held works about John Escott
Most widely held works by John Escott
Dead man's island by John Escott( Book )
61 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Mr Ross lives on an island where no visitors come. He stops people from taking photographs of him. He is young and rich, but he looks sad. And there is one room in his house which is always locked. Carol Sanders and her mother come to the island to work for Mr Ross. Carol soon decides that there is something very strange about Mr Ross. Where did he get his money from? How can a young man buy an island? So she watches, and she listens - and one night she learns what is behind the locked door. --Page 4 of cover
Forrest Gump by Winston Groom( Book )
54 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Een niet al te slimme jongeman die van het ene avontuur in het andere rolt, bewijst ondanks zijn blunders dat hij soms meer wijsheid bezit dan de anderen
Goodbye, Mr Hollywood by John Escott( Book )
41 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Nick Lortz is sitting outside a cafe in Whistler, a village in the Canadian mountains, when a stranger comes and sits next to him. She's young, pretty, and has a beautiful smile. Nick is happy to sit and talk with her. But why does she call Nick 'Mr Hollywood'? Why does she give him a big kiss when she leaves? And who is the man at the next table? Nick learns the answers to these questions three long days later in a police station on Vancouver Island
The little red hen by John Escott( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 libraries worldwide
The little red hen finds none of the lazy barnyard animals willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it
Hannah and the hurricane by John Escott( Book )
28 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 304 libraries worldwide
"Hannah loves her job on old Mr Duval's small boat. The boat takes people to the beautiful coral reer every day. Then a rich man arrives with a big new boat. Suddenly, there isn't any work for Hannah and Mr Duval. Then the hurricane comes..."--P. iv of cover
Girl on a motorcycle by John Escott( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"'Give me the money, ' says the robber to the Los Angeles security guard. The guard looks at the gun and hands over the money. The robber has long blond hair and rides a motorcycle - and a girl with long blond hair arrives at Kenny's motel - on a motorcycle. Is she the robber?"--Page 4 of cover
Great Crimes by John Escott( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Many great crimes end in a question. Who really killed President Kennedy? What happened to Shergar? Who knows the truth about Azaria Chamberlain? Not all the answers are known. Join the world's detectives and discover the love, death, hate, money and mystery held in the stories of the great crimes
London by John Escott( Book )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Come with us to London - a city as old as the Romans, and as new as the twenty-first century. There are places to go - from Oxford Street to Westminster Abbey, from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to Wimbledon Tennis Club. And things to do - ride on the London Eye, visit the markets, go to the theatre, run in the London Marathon. Big, beautiful, noisy, exciting - that's London."--Publisher
Detective work by John Escott( Book )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A diamond necklace is stolen from a museum. Everyone who works at the museum could be guilty. But who really took the necklace, and why? The police suspect Paul, a young student. So Paul must find the real thief
New York by John Escott( Book )
41 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
What can you do in New York? Everything. You can go to some of the world's most famous shops, watch a baseball game, go to the top of a skyscraper, see a concert in Central Park, eat a sandwich in a New York deli, see a Broadway theatre. New York is big, noisy, and exciting, and it's waiting for you. Open the book and come with us to this wonderful city. Word count 4,640. 400 headwords
The climb by John Escott( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
"A mysterious stranger has come to the island where Costas lives. Why is the man there, and why is he looking at Eagle's Rock? Costas wants to be the first person to climb the dangerous rock. But will the stranger climb it first?"--Back cover
The missing coins by John Escott( Book )
40 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"Pete and Carla are students. One day they look at some very old coins and stamps in a shop. Peter wants to buy some stamps, but they are very expensive. Later that day some coins are missing from the shop - and the shopkeeper wants to find Pete"--Back cover
Lucky break by John Escott( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Tom breaks his leg in a football game--it's not his lucky day! A week later, Tom sees his favorite movie star. But Tom falls again--and suddenly the movie star is failing too! Reporters are taking pictures of Tom. Is this his lucky break!"--Page 4 of cover
A winter's tale : the breathing method by Stephen King( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Een dokter vertelt het verhaal van een spookachtige geboorte. Vereenvoudigde versie voor scholieren
The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
La 4ème de couverture indique : "We have to leave our house in London, Mother said to the children. We' re going to live in the country, in a little house near a railway line. And so begins a new life for Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis. They become the railway children - they know all the trains, Perks the station porter is their best friend, and they have many adventures on the railway line. But why has their father had to go away? Where is he, and will he ever come back ?"
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other famous tales by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dr. Jekyll invented a drug that would change him into the ominous Mr. Hyde. His evil nature, however, became the stronger part of him and to his horror, he no longer needed the formula to transform his appearance
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England
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Alternative Names
Escott, J.
Escott, John
Iskūt, Ǧūn
جون إسكوت
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Chinese (6)
German (4)
Spanish (2)
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