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Cresswell, Helen

Overview
Works: 327 works in 968 publications in 2 languages and 25,059 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Narrator, Adapter, Dedicator
Classifications: PZ7.C8645, [FIC]
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Publications about Helen Cresswell
Publications by Helen Cresswell
Publications by Helen Cresswell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Helen Cresswell
 
Most widely held works by Helen Cresswell
Ordinary Jack by Helen Cresswell( Book )
30 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Jack, the only "ordinary" member of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family, concocts a scheme to distinguish himself as a modern-day prophet
Absolute zero by Helen Cresswell( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
The members of the talanted and eccentric Bagthorpe family channel their energy into slogan-writing contests
Bagthorpes unlimited by Helen Cresswell( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
The competitive Bagthorpes join forces in a rare display of solidarity when Grandma organizes a family reunion
Bagthorpes V. the world : being the fourth part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
The members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family contend with Mr. Bagthorpe's attempts to be self-sufficient and with Great-aunt Lucy's visit
The secret world of Polly Flint by Helen Cresswell( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Polly Flint, a girl who sees things other people can't, finds herself involved with the "time gypsies" of Grimstone, inhabitants of a lost village who have become trapped in a time not their own
Moondial by Helen Cresswell( Book )
27 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
While staying with her mother's godmother, Minty finds herself drawn to a mysterious sundial which takes her back in time and links her life to that of two unhappy children she meets in two different centuries
The piemakers by Helen Cresswell( Book )
27 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 libraries worldwide
A "Grand Contest" gives the pie-making Roller family of Danby Dale a chance to reclaim the family honor after their pie for the king has failed
Bagthorpes haunted by Helen Cresswell( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 libraries worldwide
While on vacation, the eccentric and talented Bagthorpe family tries to contact the ghosts of their reputedly haunted house, pursues Cousin Daisy's elusive goat, and general stirs up the quiet Welsh countryside
The night watchmen by Helen Cresswell( Book )
16 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Looking for something to fill his lonely days, a young boy recuperating from a long illness meets two tramps who live in a world that hardly seems real
Bagthorpes abroad by Helen Cresswell( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the further adventures of the eccentric Bagthorpe family as they go on vacation to a reputedly haunted house in Wales
Meet Posy Bates by Helen Cresswell( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 libraries worldwide
The adventures and misadventures of a little girl, Posy Bates, who desperately wants a dog or cat for a pet
Dear shrink by Helen Cresswell( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
When the woman looking after them in their parents' absence dies suddenly, three children find themselves in foster care and must use all their courage and ingenuity to cope with the situation
Lizzie Dripping by Helen Cresswell( Book )
31 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Bagthorpes liberated by Helen Cresswell( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Upon returning from a vacation, the members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family find chaos as a tramp takes over their house, their maid disappears, and the demonic Cousin Daisy arrives with her pet goat
The watchers : a mystery at Alton Towers by Helen Cresswell( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Two runaway children hide out in a theme park and become enmeshed in an unearthly battle between the forces of good and evil
The winter of the birds by Helen Cresswell( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A young English boy with ambitions to be a hero learns about true heroism, affection, and the power of imagination when his neighborhood is threatened by multiplying flocks of steel birds
Up the pier by Helen Cresswell( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
While visiting a seaside resort with her mother, a young English girl discovers a mysterious family living on the pier
The bongleweed by Helen Cresswell( Book )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
The mysterious seed that Becky tricks her playmate into planting in the formal gardens turns out to be a continuously growing weed that threatens to take over everything
Posy Bates, again! by Helen Cresswell( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Posy Bates and her stray dog Buggins seem to get into nothing but mischief no matter how good their intentions are
Trouble by Helen Cresswell( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Emma's mother loves to tell how good she was at Emma's age, until Grandmother comes to visit and sets the record straight, much to Emma's delight
 
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Alternative Names
Cresswell, Helen 1936-
Rowe, Helen Cresswell
Rowe, Helen Cresswell 1934-2005
クレスウェル, H
クレスウェル, ヘレン
ヘレンクレスウェル
Languages
English (266)
German (2)
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