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Park, Ruth

Overview
Works: 194 works in 914 publications in 11 languages and 9,939 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Guidebooks  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.P2214, A823.3
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Most widely held works by Ruth Park
Playing beatie bow by Ruth Park( Book )
55 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
A lonely Australian girl from a divided family is transported back to the 1880's and an immigrant family from the Orkney Islands
My sister Sif by Ruth Park( Book )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Riko manages to get her delicate older sister Sif and herself to their remote Pacific island home, where an American scientist who falls in love with Sif and discovers her connection with an underwater race creates complications in Riko's life
The harp in the South by Ruth Park( Book )
95 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 904 libraries worldwide
"Ruth Park's classic novel Harp in the South is one of Australia's greatest. Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy." "Filled with beautifully drawn characters that will make you laugh as much as cry, this Australian classic will take you straight back to the colourful slums of Sydney with convincing depth, careful detail and great heart."--Back cover
Missus by Ruth Park( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Hugh seems inseparably burdened with his neurotic crippled brother Jeremiah after their parents die. Neither drink nor wandering free's him from his brother's demands. His misery becomes intolerable when he seeks to marry sensuous Margaret, who won't have Jeremiah in the house
Poor man's orange by Ruth Park( Book )
64 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Continuing the history of the Irish Darcys begun in Missus and continued in The Harp in the South, this third novel of a trilogy, re-acquaints readers with the vicissitudes of slum life in a Sydney suburb. An unforgettable family and a cast of unforgettable characters enliven a story that is sometimes tragic but often humourous in a time of poverty and destitution, hope and promise
The gigantic balloon by Ruth Park( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The dream of a lowly store clerk in Sydney comes true when a huge balloon arrives from France to promote an advertising campaign, but without a balloonist
The witch's thorn by Ruth Park( Book )
31 editions published between 1951 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 312 libraries worldwide
When the wind changed by Ruth Park( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A boy who makes awful faces is stuck with his most hideous one when the wind changes
The muddleheaded wombat by Ruth Park( Book )
39 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 217 libraries worldwide
This paperback edition brings together four stories: The Muddleheaded Wombat; The Muddleheaded Wombat at School; The Muddleheaded Wombat on Holiday; The Muddleheaded Wombat in the Treetops. A delight to rediscover, or read for the very first time, these timeless stories will become a treasured possession in your child's library
A power of roses by Ruth Park( Book )
31 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 198 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the muddle-headed wombat by Ruth Park( Book )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Wombat and his inseparable friends - the motherly and practical Mouse, and Tabby Cat whose pride, along with his tabby coat, is always being ruffled, have a series of adventures
The companion guide to Sydney by Ruth Park( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Callie's castle by Ruth Park( Book )
14 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Callie feels like the odd one out in her family, despite the love from her mother and Danish stepfather Laurens. Then her Scottish grandpa builds a tiny turret room for her in the old cupola. Her own real-life castle-in-the-air
One-a-pecker, two-a-pecker by Ruth Park( Book )
14 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 134 libraries worldwide
This story is set in 19th century New Zealand
Road under the sea by Ruth Park( Book )
8 editions published between 1962 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Come danger, come darkness by Ruth Park( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Norfolk Island is still a penal colony when Otter and Paddy Paul Cannon are spent there to live with their uncle. Otter discovers an old family retainer is a prisoner there and plans to help him escape
Pink flannel by Ruth Park( Book )
20 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in German and English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Home before dark by Ruth Park( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Les Darcy, the Australian boxing champion, was born in 1895 and died in Memphis in 1917. This is the story behind one of Australia's most revered sporting icons. It is the tale of a battler and lovable, modest, young man from a disrupted home, who overwhelmed all opposition in Australia but finally met an opponent he could not master in America
Secret of the Maori cave by Ruth Park( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Brownie Mackenzie, her brother Dunk and their father go to New Zealand to dispose of an old farm property. The strange attitude of their Maori neighbors and the strange noises they hear set them on an investigation of their property
Callie's family by Ruth Park( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Callie's "castle" is a tiny room in the roof where she goes to think and dream about her cousin Marius. A letter from Denmark throws the family into turmoil. Which of the children will go on the trip with their Dad? Callie and her brother, both want to go
 
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Alternative Names
Niland, Ruth
Niland, Ruth 1917-2010
Niland, Ruth Park
Niland Ruth Park 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Lucia 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth Lucia
Park Rosina Ruth Lucia 1917-2010
Pārka, Rūta
Ruth Park New Zealand–Australia writer
パーク, ルース
Languages
English (416)
German (44)
Danish (20)
Swedish (15)
Dutch (7)
Norwegian (5)
Japanese (4)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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