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Corbett, Scott

Overview
Works: 103 works in 282 publications in 2 languages and 27,667 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Ghost stories  Folklore  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Anecdotes  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ10.C787, FIC
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Publications by Scott Corbett
Publications by Scott Corbett, published posthumously.
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The lemonade trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
A mysterious potion mixed by Kerby with his chemistry set has a beneficial effect on the neighborhood bully but also wreaks havoc at the Sunday School pageant
Bridges by Scott Corbett( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of bridges from ancient times to the present and describes the building of various types of bridges
The hairy horror trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Two boys attempt to persuade a cousin to remain quiet about a secret chemistry set by mixing a startling potion that unexpectedly grows hair on their faces and makes the dog hairless
The mysterious Zetabet by Scott Corbett( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
To find his way out of Zyxland, Zachary Zwicker must meet the challenges of the Zetabet
The discontented ghost by Scott Corbett( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
The resident ghost of an English manor house vows to rid the property of its new American owner. A retelling of Oscar Wilde's story "The Canterville Ghost" from the ghost's point of view
Jokes to read in the dark by Scott Corbett( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
A collection of jokes, limericks, and riddles
The disappearing dog trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and French and held by 590 libraries worldwide
A magic potion mixed with his chemistry set enables Kerby and his friend to locate Kerby's missing dog
The hangman's ghost trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Kevin and Kerby go to scary Bald Mountain at night to search for a rare mystery ingredient that would guarantee the prize in a cookie contest
The red room riddle : a ghost story by Scott Corbett( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Bruce and Bill meet a strange boy with a bulldog who offers to introduce them to the ghosts in his house
The baseball trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A potion from Kerby's chemistry set designed to combat the ringers on the opposing baseball team yields surprising results for Kerby and his friends
The home run trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
The Panthers try desperately to convincingly lose a baseball game when they find out the winners must play a girls' team
What makes a plane fly? by Scott Corbett( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Describes the principles of flight, covering air pressure; thrust; lift; and weight during take-off, aloft, and in landing
Grave doubts by Scott Corbett( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Two sixteen-year-old boys, suspicious of the sudden death of an eccentric millionaire, look for a clue to the mystery in the last crossword puzzle the old man worked on
What makes a light go on? by Scott Corbett( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Describes where "the electricity comes from that lights the bulb, what happens in the wires that lead to it and in the bulb itself"--Flyleaf
The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals by Robert B Downs( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Anthology of American folk humor collected by a former president of the American Library Association
Steady, Freddie by Scott Corbett( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 libraries worldwide
When she discovers a frog in her purse after a visit to the zoo, a young girl decides to keep him as a pet even though the boy next door is determined to return him to the swamp
The big joke game by Scott Corbett( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
A young boy who loves practical jokes and games finds himself in the strange land of Limbo where the only way out is to play a complicated game
The limerick trick by Scott Corbett( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
To win a poetry contest Kerby resorts to his magic chemistry set and as usual, things get out of hand. Grades 4-5
The baseball bargain by Scott Corbett( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Woody is in a dilemma when he is offered a position on the baseball team in exchange for an expensive baseball glove
Here lies the body by Scott Corbett( Book )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Two brothers with summer jobs at a cemetery become involved in the nefarious secrets of the family who owns it
 
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Alternative Names
Scott Corbett American children's writer
Scott Corbett Amerikaans schrijver (1913-2006)
Скотт Корбетт
スコット・コルベット
Languages
English (83)
French (2)
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