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Leeson, Robert 1928-

Overview
Works: 143 works in 386 publications in 7 languages and 6,618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Legends  Children's films  Folklore  Educational films  Instructional films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.L3735, 823.914
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Publications about Robert Leeson
Publications by Robert Leeson
Publications by Robert Leeson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Robert Leeson
 
Most widely held works by Robert Leeson
The story of Robin Hood by Robert Leeson( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Smart girls forever by Robert Leeson( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
The heroines of these tales come from five different countries from around the world, but all share an important quality. They are quick-witted and wise. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The eclipse of Keynesianism : the political economy of the Chicago counter-revolution by Robert Leeson( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
This book provides a context for these developments: Stigler's model of the sociology of economic knowledge and Friedman's sceptical view of the appropriate role of econometrics in economic analysis. The book also examines the way in which Friedman infuriated and captivated his Keynsian opponents. Gradually, some Keynsians began to display a more tolerant attitude towards inflation, the societal problem which facilitated the political and economic revolutions of the Thatcher-Reagan years."--Jacket
Silver's revenge by Robert Leeson( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A sequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" relating the events of a second voyage by the "Hispaniola" to Treasure Island in search of adventure, riches, and vengeance
È la mia vita by Robert Leeson( Book )
23 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A realistic but funny novel about the fate of 16 year-old Jan, whose life dramatically changes when her mother suddenly walks out on the family, and leaves Jan with the responsibility of running the household and caring for the rest of the family
Reading and righting : the past, present, and future of fiction for the young by Robert Leeson( Book )
7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A survey of British fiction for children with emphasis on its historical background and current development
The third-class genie by Robert Leeson( Book )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and Hungarian and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Alec's world changes when he meets Abu the genie! Disasters were leading two-nil on Alec's disaster-triumph scorecard when he slipped into the vacant factory lot, with Ginger Wallace hot on his heels, ready to destroy him. There was a catastrophe awaiting him at home too, and of course school was yet another disaster area. But his luck seemed to be changing when he discovered a sealed beer can that was obviously empty. Stranger still, when he held it up to his ear, he could hear a faint snoring
Genie on the loose by Robert Leeson( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Story of a Soccer player
Red, white & blue by Robert Leeson( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
In an attempt to unravel the truth about himself and his family, Wain writes down three different versions of events, using different coloured paper. But when you start writing you sometimes reveal more than you intended. Just what secrets lie in the red, white and blue? Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Never kiss frogs by Robert Leeson( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 167 libraries worldwide
One day Gail's frog-kissing meets with success and her life is transformed by a prince but not quite as she expected
Children's books and class society : past and present by Robert Leeson( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Artikel over sociale milieus in Engelse kinderboeken uit heden en verleden. In een tweede artikel bespreekt de redacteur van de kinderrubriek in de Morning Star eigen werk en enkele controversiële aspecten bij het schrijven in het algemeen
My sister Shahrazad : tales from the Arabian nights by Robert Leeson( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 2, 3, 4, 5, p, e, i
The song of Arthur by Robert Leeson( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the stories of Arthur
Lucky Lad by Robert Leeson( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Who is Lad? He has the quality most important to any hero: he is lucky!
The amazing adventures of Idle Jack by Robert Leeson( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The demon bike rider by Robert Leeson( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Geraldine gets lucky by Robert Leeson( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Liar by Robert Leeson( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Mack has no idea why he starts looking for Tel. Somehow he just drifts into it. But where do you look for someone when you can't believe a word they say?. Mack almost gives up when the search leads him into very strange situations - some embarrassing, other downright frightening. But something drives him on until, finally, the last clue clicks into place. Now Mack knows where Mack has gone - and just why he is looking for him._______________
Jan alone by Robert Leeson( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
After her mother deserts them Jan faces the combined challenge of caring for her younger brother and father, and sorting out her own future
Robert Leeson with Mary Cadogan by Robert Leeson( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Robert Leeson talks about writing for children from a socialist perspective, the oral folk tradition, the future of the book, investigating traditions in children's literature, the importance of reader identification and television's challenge to the book
 
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Alternative Names
Leeson, R.A. 1928-
Robert Leeson britischer Schriftsteller
Robert Leeson British writer
Robert Leeson britisk skribent
Robert Leeson Brits schrijver (1928-2013)
Robert Leeson brittisk författare
Robert Leeson scrittore britannico
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Languages
English (148)
German (10)
Spanish (8)
Italian (5)
Hungarian (1)
Slovenian (1)
Czech (1)
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