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Mayne, William 1928-2010

Overview
Works: 193 works in 893 publications in 7 languages and 22,434 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Anecdotes  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Compiler, Publishing director
Classifications: PZ7.M4736, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about William Mayne
Publications by William Mayne
Publications by William Mayne, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Mayne
The book of Hob stories by William Mayne( Book )
27 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, must do battle with a variety of evil beings trying to take control of his family's home
Hob and the goblins by William Mayne( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, must do battle with a variety of evil beings trying to take control of his family's home
Lady Muck by William Mayne( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Sowk and Boark, two greedy pigs, plot to become rich from the sale of the truffles they have found in the woods, but their greed proves to be their undoing
The patchwork cat by Nicola Bayley( Book )
29 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 779 libraries worldwide
Tabby sets out to retrieve her beloved patchwork quilt
Drift by William Mayne( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Lost in the snowy forest, Rafe Considine is taken prisoner by two Indian women who teach him to live off the land
Earthfasts by William Mayne( Book )
26 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
A drummer boy from 200 years ago links the ancient past with the present
Gideon ahoy! by William Mayne( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Eva's chaotic but cheerful family life in a small English town changes when Gideon, her brain-damaged deaf older brother, gets a job opening bridges and locks for the local canalboat
Ghosts; an anthology by William Mayne( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Different people like their ghost served different days. The best of them keep very well, and only need a little trimming and rearranging
A year and a day by William Mayne( Book )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Two young sisters living in the Cornish countryside find a strange boy in the woods who doesn't seem to speak, eat, or sleep
Pandora by William Mayne( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Feeling neglected when her human family has a baby, Pandora the cat runs away to live in the wild, where she has her own kittens before returning to her house
Ravensgill by William Mayne( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Bob stumbles across some old secrets involving his family and a forty-year-old murder
Low tide by William Mayne( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A tidal wave begins an adventure for three New Zealand children
Antar and the eagles by William Mayne( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Abducted and raised by eagles, a young boy is sent on a mission to rescue a lost egg and, in the process, save the race of eagles
A grass rope by William Mayne( Book )
22 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
An old legend provides the clues for a treasure hunt in the Yorkshire Dales. The seekers are Nan and Mary from the farm, Peter from the inn and Adam Forest the head boy from Nan's school. The first clue was concealed in the old signboard at the inn and the last somewhere inside a hill but the one that was most important was a unicorn. Adam was to old to bother with unicorns and thought he could work everything out by science. Mary was too young for science so called the fairies for help and prepared a grass rope so that she could catch the unicorn
Hob and the peddler by William Mayne( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, meets a peddler and ends up being sold to an ordinary family. Hob discovers a secret in their pond and uses cunning and resourcefulness to rise against impossible odds
The mouldy by Nicola Bayley( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Talitha, daughter of the king, figures out how to deal with the monster who has left the Wilderness and is interrupting the peace of the great Garden of the World
The mouse and the egg by William Mayne( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
When the speckled hen lays a golden egg, Grandfather learns the value of her plain brown ones
William Mayne's Book of giants; stories by William Mayne( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about giants from folklore and by such authors as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Oscar Wilde
A swarm in May by William Mayne( Book )
21 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Youngest singing boy in the choir school, Owen is picked as the next beekeeper. Unenthusiastic, he explores one of the Cathedral towers and finds something to change his mind forever - and the chance to solve the true mystery behind beekeeping
A game of dark by William Mayne( Book )
12 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
A twentieth-century teenager finds himself existing as squire to the lord of a medieval village threatened by a giant predator-worm
 
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Alternative Names
Mayne, W.
Mayne, William James Carter.
Mayne, William James Carter 1928-2010
William Mayne britisk skribent
William Mayne Brits schrijver (1928-2010)
William Mayne brittisk författare
William Mayne englischer Kinderbuchautor
William Mayne English writer of children's fiction
メイン, W
メイン, ウィリアム
Languages
English (241)
German (14)
Spanish (9)
Japanese (1)
Danish (1)
Catalan (1)
Italian (1)
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