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Westall, Robert

Overview
Works: 255 works in 944 publications in 4 languages and 28,333 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Young adult works  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Christmas stories  Biography 
Roles: Other, Creator, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.W51953, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robert Westall
Publications by Robert Westall
Publications by Robert Westall, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Westall
The machine gunners by Robert Westall( Book )
45 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
After an air raid, a group of English children find a German machine gun and hide it from adults who are looking for it
Blitzcat by Robert Westall( Book )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,656 libraries worldwide
During World War II a black cat journeys all across war-ravaged England in an effort to track down her beloved master
The kingdom by the sea by Robert Westall( Book )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 1,294 libraries worldwide
During World War II twelve-year-old Harry and a stray dog travel through war-torn England in search of safety
Ghost abbey by Robert Westall( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
When her father's new job takes the entire family to a dilapidated old abbey in England, twelve-year-old Maggie discovers that both she and the building are haunted by ghosts from their pasts
The scarecrows by Robert Westall( Book )
32 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
While visiting his mother and new stepfather whom he hates, an English teenager is terrorized by three scarecrows embodying people who met violent death and who silently threaten the entire family. A hostile young boy believes that the 3 scarecrows in the yard have come to life
Children of the Blitz : memories of wartime childhood by Robert Westall( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
The watch house by Robert Westall( Book )
23 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer with her old nurse on the north English coast, a teen-age girl discovers that her presence in the nearby Watch House, a museum containing relics of shipwrecks and rescues, releases a powerful and evil ghost
Yaxley's cat by Robert Westall( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
After Yaxley disappears, the inhabitants of an English village fear that his ugly old cat will uncover the truth about the secret they are hiding
Gulf by Robert Westall( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Tom Higgins, a British schoolboy during the Persian Gulf War, narrates his younger brother's struggle with an apparent mental illness or "mystery of nature" which drives the child to assume the role of an Iraqi
Fathom five by Robert Westall( Book )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 libraries worldwide
A teenage boy and his friends spend the spring of 1943 trying to discover who in Garmouth, a sleepy English seaport, is passing information to the Germans
The wind eye by Robert Westall( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
While vacationing on a remote part of the Northumberland coast, a troubled English family has a series of unsettling experiences traveling back in time and confronting the legendary power of St. Cuthbert
The Devil on the road by Robert Westall( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
While seeking shelter from a sudden rainstorm in an old barn, a young motorcyclist finds himself catapulted into a mid-17th century England troubled by witch hunts
The witness by Robert Westall( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Stolen from a temple in Egypt, a mother cat finds her life changed forever when she shares the humble stable where the Christ Child is born
Ghost stories by Robert Westall( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of scary stories
Time of fire by Robert Westall( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
In England during World War II, with his mother dead from a German bomb and his father off in training and action but keeping him informed by letter, Sonny tries to understand the darkest truths of war and retribution
Urn burial by Robert Westall( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Ralph's discovery of the burial site of a creature from another world leads him into a chilling supernatural adventure
Stormsearch by Robert Westall( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Tim Vaux's discovery of an antique model ship on an English beach leads him to an unsolved family mystery involving a London heiress, a heartbroken drunkard, and the fanatic miser Black Idris
The promise by Robert Westall( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 libraries worldwide
After his sort-of-girlfriend dies, teen-aged Bob is shocked to discover that their love was stronger than he thought, even strong enough to transcend death
Christmas spirit : two stories by Robert Westall( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
The stones of Muncaster Cathedral by Robert Westall( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Soon after steeplejack Joe Clarke begins work on one of the spires of Muncaster's medieval cathedral, terrible things start to happen and Joe realizes that there is a malevolent force connected to the spire's gargoyle
 
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Alternative Names
Wesutōru, Robāto 1929-1993
ウェストール, ロバート
Languages
English (341)
Japanese (4)
Italian (2)
German (2)
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