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Westall, Robert

Overview
Works: 229 works in 919 publications in 12 languages and 23,879 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Young adult works  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Christmas stories  Drama  War stories  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Creator, Compiler
Classifications: D810.C4,
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 )
76 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,915 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 )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,588 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 )
46 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,353 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 )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,189 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 )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 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
Yaxley's cat by Robert Westall( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 847 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
Children of the Blitz : memories of wartime childhood by Robert Westall( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Gulf by Robert Westall( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 826 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
The Devil on the road by Robert Westall( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 679 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
Ghost stories by Robert Westall( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of scary stories
The witness by Robert Westall( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 641 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. Suggested level: junior, primary
Urn burial by Robert Westall( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Welsh and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Ralph's discovery of the burial site of a creature from another world leads him into a chilling supernatural adventure
Time of fire by Robert Westall( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 618 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
Stormsearch by Robert Westall( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 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 )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 593 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 )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
A ghost and a cat arrive for the holidays in this pair of Christmas stories
Futuretrack 5 by Robert Westall( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 libraries worldwide
In the highly organized society of twenty-first-century Britain the system is not to be questioned, but Kitson, a young computer wizard, and his partner Keri are determined to find answers to some important questions
Break of dark by Robert Westall( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Stories of adventure for young people
Demons and shadows : the ghostly best stories of Robert Westall by Robert Westall( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A collection of ten of the author's previously published ghostly tales, including "Rachel and the Angel" and "The Creatures in the House," and the previously unpublished "Graveyard Shift."
The call and other stories by Robert Westall( Book )
9 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Six tales, set in England, in which people engaged in ordinary pursuits attract the attention of supernatural forces
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Westall britischer Schriftsteller
Robert Westall britisk skribent
Robert Westall Brits schrijver (1929-1993)
Robert Westall brittisk författare
Robert Westall écrivain britannique
Robert Westall scrittore inglese
Wesutōru, Robāto 1929-1993
웨스톨, 로버트 1929-1993
ウェストール, ロバート
ロバート・ウェストール イギリスの作家・教師・ジャーナリスト(1929年-1993年)
Languages
English (344)
Italian (26)
German (19)
Japanese (17)
French (13)
Spanish (10)
Turkish (4)
Dutch (2)
Welsh (2)
Danish (2)
Korean (1)
Finnish (1)
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