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Platt, Kin

Overview
Works: 86 works in 279 publications in 3 languages and 13,434 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery stories  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.P7125, [FIC]
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Publications about Kin Platt
Publications by Kin Platt
Publications by Kin Platt, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Kin Platt
Big Max by Kin Platt( Book )
25 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 2,143 libraries worldwide
A detective who travels by umbrella flies to the kingdom of Pooka Pooka to help the King find his missing elephant, Jumbo
Big Max and the mystery of the missing giraffe by Kin Platt( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Big Max, the world's greatest detective, must travel to the land of Ah-Ah-Achoo to find the king's missing pet giraffe
Brogg's brain by Kin Platt( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Everyone is convinced that all Monty needs to be the fastest miler on the high school track team is heart. Monty himself is not so sure he's got what it takes until he sees a movie called "Brogg's Brain."
Big Max in the mystery of the missing moose by Kin Platt( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 723 libraries worldwide
Big Max, the world's greatest detective, helps the zoo keeper find a missing moose
The boy who could make himself disappear by Kin Platt( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy with a psychological speech defect gradually develops a schizophrenic withdrawal after moving from Los Angeles to live with his mother in New York following the divorce of his harsh and detached parents
Dracula, go home! by Kin Platt( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Several eerie events at his aunt's hotel prompt Larry to investigate a guest who strongly resembles Dracula
Chloris and the weirdos by Kin Platt( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A 13-year-old chronicles life with a mixed-up sister, a twice-divorced mother, and a boyfriend who is an ace skateboarder
The ape inside me by Kin Platt( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
A 15-year-old attempts to bring his fierce temper under control
Chloris and the freaks : a novel by Kin Platt( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Adjusting to her father's suicide and mother's remarriage leads a young girl to astrology which she uses to sort her family problems
Run for your life by Kin Platt( Book )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Lee Hunter finds both his badly needed part-time job and his chances to become number one school miler threatened by the unscrupulous actions of a jealous teammate
Hey, Dummy by Kin Platt( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Despite the opposition of his family and friends, Neil befriends the brain-damaged boy newly-arrived in the neighborhood
Chloris and the creeps by Kin Platt( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
After her parents' divorce and father's suicide, an eleven-year-old causes misery in the family by her hostile reaction to her mother's new husband
Frank and Stein and me by Kin Platt( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A young American basketball player wins a free trip to Paris, where he encounters smugglers and a strange doctor
Crocker by Kin Platt( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in German and English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Between breakfast and her first class one February morning, studious, sensible Dorothy finds herself head over heels in love with alarming, unpredictable Crocker
Headman by Kin Platt( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
A teenage boy tries to find a way of surviving in his bleak and violent city neighborhood
The ghost of Hellsfire Street by Kin Platt( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Steve Forrester, the only witness to a kidnapping that doesn't seem to have occurred, sorts through a medley of clues to solve a mystery in his Long Island town
Big Max by Kin Platt( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Big Max, the world's greatest detective, helps to locate the lost elephant of the King of Pooka Pooka
A mystery for Thoreau by Kin Platt( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
In 1846 Concord, Massachusetts, sixteen-year-old Oliver Puckle, a reporter for his uncle's newspaper, investigates a woman's murder, aided by the tracking skills of his Algonquin friend, Charley Bigbow, and the deductive skills of Henry David Thoreau
Darwin and the great beasts by Kin Platt( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
During a visit to the La Brea Tar Pits, a boy named Darwin imagines what it would be like to live in prehistoric times and try to outwit the dinosaurs, sabertooth tigers, and other huge beasts
Sinbad and me by Kin Platt( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Platt, Kin, 1911-2003
West, Nick 1911-2003 Pseudonym
Languages
English (105)
German (2)
Afrikaans (1)
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