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Dickinson, Peter 1927-

Works: 269 works in 1,209 publications in 12 languages and 49,059 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works  Detective and mystery stories, English  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent
Classifications: PZ7.D562, [FIC]
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Publications about Peter Dickinson
Publications by Peter Dickinson
Most widely held works by Peter Dickinson
Inside Grandad by Peter Dickinson( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,630 libraries worldwide
Gavin tries to enlist the help of selkies--seal people--to communicate with his comatose grandfather
Eva by Peter Dickinson( Book )
44 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,546 libraries worldwide
After a terrible accident, a young girl wakes up to discover that she has been given the body of a chimpanzee
The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,171 libraries worldwide
When the magic that protects their Valley starts to fail, Tilja and her companions journey into the evil Empire to find the ancient magician Faheel, who originally cast those spells
A bone from a dry sea by Peter Dickinson( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
In two parallel stories, an intelligent female member of a prehistoric tribe becomes instrumental in advancing the lot of her people, and the daughter of a paleontologist is visiting him on a dig in Africa when important fossil remains are discovered
Chuck and Danielle by Peter Dickinson( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
Danielle's pet whippet, Chuck, is terrified of absolutely everything, but Danielle is sure that Chuck is going to save the universe one day
Some deaths before dying by Peter Dickinson( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
From her bed, paralyzed photographer Rachel Matson, 90, investigates the disappearance of her late husband's duelling pistol. By studying photographs she took, she clears the mystery and solves an old crime. By a British writer, author of The Yellow Room Conspiracy
The flight of dragons by Peter Dickinson( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Combining fact with fantasy, science with romance, the author sets out to prove that dragons really did exist. Taking clues to the size and nature of these fantastical beasts of mythology and legend, Peter Dickinson presents a riveting thesis on how so great a creature as the dragon actually managed to fly
Skeleton-in-waiting by Peter Dickinson( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Water : tales of elemental spirits by Robin McKinley( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
Presents six short stories about the mythical creatures associated with the element of water
Angel Isle by Peter Dickinson( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
While seeking the Ropemaker to restore the ancient magic that will protect their valley, Saranja, Maja, and Ribek must outwit twenty-four of the empire's most powerful and evil magicians
The tears of the salamander by Peter Dickinson( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
When Alfredo, a twelve-year-old choir boy in eighteenth-century Italy, loses his family in a fire, he goes to live with Uncle Giorgio, who he discovers is a sorcerer in control of the fires of Mt. Etna with sinister plans for his nephew
Play dead by Peter Dickinson( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
The man who has been watching Poppy's flat is found murdered
The yellow room conspiracy by Peter Dickinson( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 984 libraries worldwide
An elderly couple, romantically involved all their lives, sit in a sunlit garden in England. At last she puts the question: how did Gerry Grantworth die? So begins the tale of a conspiracy in which both were involved, but knowledge of which they have hidden from each other for 40 years. By the author of The Last Houseparty
Healer by Peter Dickinson( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Danish and held by 955 libraries worldwide
Although grudgingly aware that ten-year-old Pinkie has extraordinary powers to heal, sixteen-year-old Barry becomes increasingly convinced that she is an unwilling participant at the healing sessions run by her enterprising stepfather
AK by Peter Dickinson( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 943 libraries worldwide
When a military coup occurs in the constantly war-torn African country of Nagala, teenage Paul is forced to flee into the open countryside to avoid enemy soldiers who seek his life
The weathermonger by Peter Dickinson( Book )
26 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 936 libraries worldwide
People of the future recreate the Middle Ages by destroying machines and by subjecting anyone found with a machine or a knowledge of mechanics to severe punishment or death
Perfect gallows : a novel of suspense by Peter Dickinson( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
While revisiting the house he was once heir to and reconsidering his refusal of the house and a modest fortune, a now successful British actor's life is changed by a bizarre murder
The gift by Peter Dickinson( Book )
28 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 871 libraries worldwide
A Welsh youth with extrasensory perception is warned by his grandmother that bad luck happens to family members who try to use the ability
Merlin dreams by Peter Dickinson( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Nine stories of blood, magic, and fabulous creatures, set in the framing device of dreams coming to the enchanted wizard Merlin as he lies imprisoned under a great stone
Tulku by Peter Dickinson( Book )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
A thirteen-year-old boy escapes from slaughter by the Boxers in China and joins forces with an English botanist and her escort, traveling with them to Tibet where the power of Buddhist monks transforms the lives of all of them
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Alternative Names
Brissac Dickinson, Peter Malcolm de 1927-
Dickinson, Peter
Dickinson, Peter 1927-...
Dickinson, Peter Malcolm 1927-
Dickinson, Peter Malcolm de Brissac 1927-
ディキンスン, ピーター
ディキンソン, ピーター
ディッキンソン, ピーター
English (304)
Spanish (13)
Italian (10)
Dutch (6)
German (5)
Japanese (4)
Swedish (4)
Chinese (2)
Danish (2)
Polish (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
French (1)
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