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Thiele, Colin

Works: 390 works in 1,053 publications in 8 languages and 13,889 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Anecdotes  Folklore  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Interviews  Sea stories  Film adaptations 
Roles: Editor, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Originator
Classifications: PZ7.T354, [FIC]
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Farmer Schulz's ducks by Colin Thiele( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 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 988 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 Colin Thiele( Book )
54 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 820 libraries worldwide
A boy living on a desolate beach in Australia rescues a baby pelican that becomes his constant companion
Jodie's journey by Colin Thiele( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 678 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
Blue Fin by Colin Thiele( Book )
31 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and held by 657 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
Fire in the stone by Colin Thiele( Book )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
When his precious cache of opals is stolen, 14-year-old Ernie, who lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of inland Australia, sets out with a friend determined to find the thief
February Dragon by Colin Thiele( Book )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
The lives of three Australian children are cruelly affected when a bushfire known as the February Dragon sweeps across the countryside
The Hammerhead Light by Colin Thiele( Book )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A lighthouse, a whimbrel, and an old man help a young girl accept the meaning of change
The shadow on the hills by Colin Thiele( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 307 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 )
32 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Pictures of rural life in Australia as seen through the eyes of Bruno Gunther, a boy about to go off to high school in the city
Fight against Albatross Two by Colin Thiele( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Confrontation of man against nature, man against man, and finally man against the monster which he himself has created ... the oil spill
Rotten Egg Paterson to the rescue by Colin Thiele( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 213 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
The rim of the morning; six stories by Colin Thiele( Book )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Storm boy and his father live alone in a humpy among the sandhills between the Southern Ocean and the Coorong - a lonely, narrow waterway that runs parallel to a long stretch of the South Australian coast. Among the teeming birdlife of the Coorong, Storm Boy finds an injured young pelican whose life he saves. From then on, Storm boy and Mr Percival the pelican become inseparable friends and spend their days exploring the wave-beaten shore and the drifting sandhills. Mr Percival learns to help Storm Boy's father with his fishing and warn the other birdlife whenever poachers are coming, but his part in rescuing a shipwrecked crew leads to great changes in Storm Boy's life
Heysen of Hahndorf by Colin Thiele( Book )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
The twilight ghost by Colin Thiele( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 160 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
Magpie Island by Colin Thiele( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 149 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
Pannikin & Pinta by Colin Thiele( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 138 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
Pinquo by Colin Thiele( Book )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Pinquo is a Fairy Penguin, who can swim, skip and dive faster than a blink of an eye. When Pinquo is wounded, the children Kirsty and Tim take him to Dr Piper, and they all look after Pinquo until he is ready to go to sea
Australian poets speak by Colin Thiele( Book )
7 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
The valley between by Colin Thiele( Book )
9 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Set in the German part of South Australia
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Alternative Names
Thiele, C.
Thiele, C. (Colin)
Thiele, C. M. 1920-2006
Thiele, C. M. (Colin Milton), 1920-2006
Thiele, Colin
Thiele, Colin Milton 1920-2006
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ティーラ, コリン
English (329)
German (4)
Catalan (4)
French (2)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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