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Johns, W. E. (William Earl) 1893-1968

Overview
Works: 1,181 works in 2,659 publications in 7 languages and 9,064 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Observations  Spy stories  Young adult works  War stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: PR6019.O36, 823.912
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Biggles learns to fly by W. E Johns( Book )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
In the hostile skies over World-War-I France, airmen die in their thousands as they battle it out in their flimsy crafts. Biggles - aged 17 and with less that 15 hours' flying experience - is sent to tackle the enemy in what often seem suicidal missions
Biggles flies east by W. E Johns( Book )
20 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
When Biggles is mistaken for someone else while on leave, he thinks little of it. Then HQ asks him to take the place of his double and work for the Germans as a spy
Biggles delivers the goods by W. E Johns( Book )
18 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Late in World War II, Biggles and his team operate a secret commando-base deep in the jungle heartland of Japanese-occupied Malaya
Biggles defies the Swastika by W. E Johns( Book )
22 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
SECRET AGENT! Sworn into the German Air Force as a Gestapo Agent, Biggles is deep undercover on a reconnaissance mission in Norway when the Germans invade without warning. If he can just get back to his plane he can leave Norway quickly and safely, but his old enemy Von Stalhein has heard that Biggles is in Norway, and he's determined to track him down ... Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
Biggles and the rescue flight by W. E Johns( Book )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
When Peter Fortymore receives news that his brother has died on the battlefields of France he can't believe it and comes up with a plan. He'll go to France and rescue him, leaving school and his family behind. With his friend Rip for company he sets off into the chaos of the First World War, and almost gets away with it
Biggles goes to war by W. E Johns( Book )
17 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Biggles, Algy and Ginger are recruited by the Maltovian ambassador to spearhead a defence force against warmongering neighbouring territories. The mission is difficult and dangerous, but with a bloody war hanging in the balance they must be prepared to risk everything for peace - even their lives
Biggles fails to return by W. E Johns( Book )
12 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Missing, Presumed Dead! When Biggles undertakes a lone mission to rescue an Italian princess from Mussolini's Italy he doesn't know he's walking into a trap. Against all the odds he gets the princess to the aircraft ready to fly them back to safety, but he never reaches the plane. He's last seen wounded and surrounded by the enemy, but Algy, Ginger and Bertie refuse to accept that he's dead until they see the evidence themselves
Biggles in France by W. E Johns( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Biggles battles through the First World War, honing his flying skills in battles against the finest enemy fighters. But he finds war provides more light-hearted adventures as well, and this collection of stories combines the fun of being part of 266 squadron and the fear of serious aerial combat
Biggles : the camels are coming by W. E Johns( Book )
9 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Biggles is fighting in World War I France, using the legendary Sopwith Camel in a series of terrifying airborne encounters with the enemy, including the famous ace, Baron von Richthofen
Biggles and the black peril by W. E Johns( Book )
15 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A simple trip around Britain plunges Biggles and Algy into danger when they find themselves up against a secret invasion force. But luckily they meet a sharp young lad by the name of Ginger
Biggles & Co. by W. E Johns( Book )
18 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Windward Islands Passages Monitoring Program : physical oceanographic data collected on cruises WI-07, NOAA ship Malcolm Baldrige 8-10 June 1993 by Douglas Wilson( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Biggles of the fighter squadron by W. E Johns( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
One of a selection of the adventures of Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth, published to mark the centenary of the author's birth. In World War I Biggles is developing his techniques in the desperate battles in the air above the trenches. A pilot's imagination counts as much as his skill
Biggles in Spain by W. E Johns( Book )
16 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
One of a selection of the adventures of Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth, published to mark the centenary of the author's birth. Never have Biggles and his friends needed their quick wits more. A chance encounter in Spain leaves them the dangerous task of carrying secret papers to England
Biggles defends the desert by W. E Johns( Book )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Biggles and his team are defending a vital air route across Africa from a secret oasis. They are at the mercy of the desert and all its dangers as well as the wily German ace Von Zoyton
Bondability of wood surfaces by W. E Johns( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Biggles flies west by W. E Johns( Book )
19 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Norwegian and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"With the Second World War not yet upon them Biggles and Co. help young Dick Denver escape an evil thief, but this leads them into a strange adventure. The brave trio fly west in search of gold, the hunt soon turns into a race and, with villains close behind, Biggles and Co. must find the treasure fast!"--Publisher description
Biggles in the Orient by W. E Johns( Book )
20 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog verdwijnen op onverklaarbare wijze vliegtuigen tussen India en China. Majoor Biggles krijgt opdracht deze zaak uit te zoeken
Biggles, pioneer air fighter by W. E Johns( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Biggles and the cruise of the Condor by W. E Johns( Book )
8 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Sinhalese and held by 71 libraries worldwide
In spite of his habitual coolness, Biggles felt a thrill of excitement run through him. Before them, not far away, lay something which a thousand men had sought in vain - treasure!
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Earle, William, 1893-1968

Earle, William 1893-1968
Johns 1893-1968
Johns, W. E.
Johns, W. E. 1893-1968
Johns, W. E. (William Earl), 1893-1968
Johns, W. J.
Johns, William E.
Johns, William Earl
Johns, William Earl 1893-
Johns, William Earl 1893-1968
Johns, William Earle 1893-1968
W. E. Johns escritor y piloto británico
W・E・ジョンズ
William Earl Johns auteur de livres pour enfants et journaliste
William Earl Johns Brits auteur
William Earl Johns englischer Pilot und Schriftsteller
Languages
English (280)
Dutch (9)
Swedish (5)
French (3)
Danish (2)
Sinhalese (1)
Norwegian (1)
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