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Thiele, Colin

Overview
Works: 420 works in 1,082 publications in 14 languages and 13,219 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Biography  Anecdotes  Children's films  Film adaptations  Drama  Environmental films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Actor
Classifications: PZ7.T354, FIC
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Publications by Colin Thiele, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Colin Thiele
Farmer Schulz's ducks by Colin Thiele( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
After the growing traffic from the nearby city turns the road next to their Australian farm into a dangerous highway, Farmer Schulz's youngest daughter Anna solves the problem of how to get her family's ducks safely across the road every day
Shadow shark by Colin Thiele( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Two fourteen-year-old cousins join a group of fishermen in pursuit of a massive shark off the coast of Southern Australia
Storm boy by Paul Owen Lewis( Book )
50 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 819 libraries worldwide
A boy living on a desolate beach in Australia rescues a baby pelican that becomes his constant companion
Blue Fin by Colin Thiele( Book )
50 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 9 languages and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Although his father has always considered him completely incompetent, Steve suddenly finds their lives in his hands following a violent storm at sea
Jodie's journey by Colin Thiele( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Jodie, disabled by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and no longer able to ride her beloved horse Monarch, faces a crisis when the two of them are alone at her remote Australia home and a devastating fire approaches
Fire in the stone by Colin Thiele( Book )
25 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 471 libraries worldwide
A mystery story set in Australia: Ernie Ryan has a dream come true when, at the age of 14, he finds opals - the 'fire in the Stone'. But his dream becomes a nightmare when his precious cache is stolen and he sets out to find the thief
The Hammerhead Light by Colin Thiele( Book )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A lighthouse, a whimbrel, and an old man help a young girl accept the meaning of change
February Dragon by Colin Thiele( Book )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
The lives of three Australian children are cruelly affected when a bushfire known as the February Dragon sweeps across the countryside
The shadow on the hills by Colin Thiele( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Swedish and held by 301 libraries worldwide
A young boy is caught in a dilemma when his friend, an old hermit, is accused of burning down their small Australian farming community
The sun on the stubble by Colin Thiele( Book )
41 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 251 libraries worldwide
After 12 years in the warmth of home on the farm Bruno is being sent off to school in Adelaide. In his anguish the scenes of his boyhood sweep through his mind's eye, like the changing patterns of sunlight on the stubble
Fight against Albatross Two by Colin Thiele( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Confrontation of man against nature, man against man, and finally man against the monster which he himself has created ... the oil spill
Seashores and shadows by Colin Thiele( Book )
27 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Two fourteen-year-old cousins join a group of fishermen in pursuit of a massive shark off the coast of Southern Australia
Heysen of Hahndorf by Colin Thiele( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Rotten Egg Paterson to the rescue by Colin Thiele( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Having rescued an emu egg from the clutches of a goanna in the Australian scrublands, twelve-year-old Danny is determined to hatch it despite a series of near-disasters and the interference of the school bully
Magpie Island by Colin Thiele( Book )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 170 libraries worldwide
When Magpie follows a wedge-tailed eagle, he is seized by the wind and cast away on a gaunt windswept island alone among thousands of strange seabirds. A young boy brings him a mate, and the two magpies survive the harsh conditions until Mate is killed and Magpie is once again alone
Chadwick's chimney by Colin Thiele( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Ket lives in a district in Australia which is full of sinkholes -large waterfilled underground caverns. Remembering stories and rumours of treasures hidden in these sinkholes, Ket disregards his father's warning of the danger involved and decides to enter Chadwick's Chimney
The twilight ghost by Colin Thiele( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Robby doesn't believe that the old Children's Home is haunted. But then he sees the ghost. Will he go through with his dare to enter the old Home at night. Suggested level: primary
Pannikin & Pinta by Colin Thiele( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
When Lake Eyre, created by a great flood in the central Australian desert, begins to dry up, Pinta, the pelican, leads her children Preen, Plume, and Pannikin on the long and difficult journey to the coast. Colin Thiele returns to the setting of his bestseller Storm Boy with this remarkable new picture book about a young boy and a family of pelicans who have to escape from drought-stricken Lake Eyre
The valley between by Colin Thiele( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Set in the German part of South Australia
Australian poets speak by Colin Thiele( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Colin Thiele Australian author
Colin Thiele australiensk författare
Colin Thiele australischer Kinderbuchautor
Colin Thiele australsk skribent
Colin Thiele schrijver uit Australië (1920-2006)
Thiele, C.
Thiele, C. (Colin)
Thiele, C. M. 1920-2006
Thiele, C. M. (Colin Milton), 1920-2006
Thiele, Colin
Thiele, Colin Milton 1920-2006
티엘, 콜린
シール, コリン
ティーラ, コリン
Languages
English (295)
German (37)
Swedish (20)
French (14)
Danish (7)
Dutch (7)
Japanese (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Finnish (2)
Russian (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Czech (2)
Norwegian (1)
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