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Ashley, Bernard

Works: 139 works in 499 publications in 13 languages and 10,912 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Soccer stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Young adult works  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A8262, 823.914
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Publications about Bernard Ashley
Publications by Bernard Ashley
Most widely held works by Bernard Ashley
Cleversticks by Bernard Ashley( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and French and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Wishing he had something to be clever at like each of the other children in his class, Ling Sung unexpectedly and happily discovers the others admire his prowess with chopsticks
Little soldier by Bernard Ashley( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Taken from Africa to a foster home in London after his family is killed by an enemy tribe, Kaninda discovers the meaning of hate and the value of not hating
A present for Paul by Bernard Ashley( Book )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Pleasure is happy to help Dad with the shopping at the busy market. Her baby brother Paul is teething and she'd like to buy him a present. But while Pleasure is looking at the toy stall, she loses sight of Dad and thinks he has disappeared. Where has Dad gone?
A kind of wild justice : a novel by Bernard Ashley( Book )
22 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and German and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Because his father is mixed up with criminals, Ronnie's life becomes one of isolation and fear
Aftershock by Bernard Ashley( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
"Makis and his mother Sofia escape a devastating Greek earthquake which has claimed his father's life. They move to North London and at first it is hard, especially at school, but being a gifted footballer, Makis slowly begins to fit in. But through no fault of his own, Makis lets down his team at an important match and the whole school, even the teachers, seem to turn against him."--Publisher's web site
Dodgem by Bernard Ashley( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
A young English boy takes matters into his own hands in order to remain with his troubled father who is consumed with guilt after the accidental death of his wife
That's the one! by Bernard Ashley( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
When Billy accompanies his mum to buy a new dress for her and a birthday present for himself, they both have a hard time deciding on just the right thing
Break in the sun : a novel by Bernard Ashley( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and German and held by 244 libraries worldwide
When her mother marries a spiteful man, Patsy Bligh runs away to join a touring summer theater group
The trouble with Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
Dinner ladies don't count by Bernard Ashley( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
When Donna's birthday cards disappear, Jason gets blamed. How can he prove his innocence or explain why he did all those other naughty things in school that morning?
Running scared by Bernard Ashley( Book )
21 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
When Charlie Elkin's getaway car breaks down after the raid on a jeweller's shop, he and his gang make brief use of Sam Prescott's cab. Almost immediately they are forced to make a run for it, and leave behind a piece of incriminating evidence which Sam pockets swiftly before the police arrive. Charlie Elkin runs the most powerful protection racket in the East End of London, and everyone knows that Charlie's methods are ruthless
Terry on the fence by Bernard Ashley( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and German and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A young boy finds himself growing more sympathetic and friendly with the local gang leader who had at first terrorized him into helping to carry out some thefts
Your guess is as good as mine by Bernard Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Only swift action from his friends and the police save Nicky from a dangerous situation after he accepts a ride from a stranger
Solitaire by Bernard Ashley( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
When shipwrecked, Pax is discovered by an elderly man searching for his only grandson and the heir to his business, the two form an unlikely but powerful bond. But as Pax regains his memories, haunting truths and guilt-ridden deception reveal that their destinies have been long intertwined by a silent betrayal that could yet tear them apart.The author delves into the murky waters of the arms trade in this book with secrets and shocking discoveries, that will have readers gripped from the start
All my men by Bernard Ashley( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
His parents' move from London to Kent to establish themselves as shopkeepers brings to Paul a difficult period of adjustment in a new school
Double the love by Bernard Ashley( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A little girl finds her two quite different 'grannies' even more fun when they are together
Johnnie's blitz by Bernard Ashley( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
On the run in wartime London an approved school escaper becomes the reluctant protector of a small girl he finds wandering alone among the bombed out houses. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Ten days to zero by Bernard Ashley( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Journalist Ben Maddox is thrust into an investigation about corruption
High pavement blues by Bernard Ashley( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ashley, Bernhard 1935-
Bernard Ashley auteur de livres pour enfants
Bernard Ashley British children's writer
Bernard Ashley Brits schrijver
Bernard Ashley escritor de literatura infantil británico
에슐리, 버나드
アシュリー, バーナード
English (167)
German (12)
French (10)
Chinese (6)
Somali (4)
Urdu (3)
Gujarati (3)
Bengali (2)
Dutch (2)
Japanese (1)
Turkish (1)
Finnish (1)
Yoruba (1)
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