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

Overview
Works: 1,171 works in 2,550 publications in 7 languages and 8,980 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Observations  Young adult works  History  Action and adventure fiction  War stories 
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 )
20 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Fighter pilot James Bigglesworth is sent to fight the enemy in the skies over First World War France
Biggles flies east by W. E Johns( Book )
16 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 187 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 )
19 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Late in World War II, Biggles and his team operate a secret commando-base deep in the Malayan jungle
Biggles and the black peril by W. E Johns( Book )
14 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
When zero visibility forces Biggles to land his Vandal amphibian aircraft on the North Sea he thinks he's just got a spot of aeroplane bother. Bigger trouble is ahead for Biggles when he takes an unchartered ride in a flying boat manned by 'Blackbeard' - a cohort of the Russian Airfleet and accomplice in a plot to bomb Britain
Biggles defies the Swastika by W. E Johns( Book )
21 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 138 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 )
7 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 137 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 )
16 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
It's not everyone who's invited to start an air force. But Biggles is. Soon, Biggles, Algy and Ginger are flying the three solitary planes that make up the Maltovian Air Force. They face danger in the skies, but there's danger on the ground too--in the form of treachery and intrigue.--P. [4] of cover
Biggles of the fighter squadron by W. E Johns( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
PERIL IN THE SKIES! Well into the later stages of the First World War, Biggles and his fellow flyers are struggling to maintain supremacy over the enemy pilots determined to shoot them down. In this game of cunning, they must use all their wit and skill to stay ahead of the fight against the German air force but will Biggles' daring and bold schemes keep them alive in such treacherous skies? Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
Biggles fails to return by W. E Johns( Book )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 122 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 & Co. by W. E Johns( Book )
16 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Biggles in France by W. E Johns( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 119 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 in Spain by W. E Johns( Book )
14 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
'Don't move yet. I'm going out of the front door. They'll rush me then. That's your chance to go out the back way. Got that?'-'Quite clear.'-'Good! But don't think I'm exaggerating. My chances of getting out of here alive are about one in a hundred. Yours are one in ten. They'll kill you without the slightest compunction if they think you're with me. I don't know what you're doing here, but it doesn't matter. Make for London. If you get there, tell them what happened.'Biggles, Algy and Ginger accidentally arrive in Spain during the civil war. After a chance encounter with a British Intelligence agent who passes them a coded message which has to be got back to the Ministry of Defence in London, they are involved in a desperate chase to get back home with the evil chief of Intelligence and Propaganda after them
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 )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Biggles defends the desert by W. E Johns( Book )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 108 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
Biggles : the camels are coming by W. E Johns( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Bondability of wood surfaces by W. E Johns( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Biggles flies west by W. E Johns( Book )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and Norwegian and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Biggles, Algy and Ginger help a young lad evade a violent thief and find themselves plunged into a dangerous treasure hunt searching for a long-lost pirate hoard of gold in the Caribbean
Biggles and the cruise of the Condor by W. E Johns( Book )
7 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Sinhalese and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Biggles and Algy head to the Amazon in search of Inca gold when the first World War finishes. It's every man for himself in the deadly game
Biggles, pioneer air fighter by W. E Johns( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Biggles flies again by W. E Johns( Book )
18 editions published between 1934 and 1977 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Earle, William, 1893-1968

Earle, William 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 1893-
Johns, William Earl 1893-1968
Johns, William Earle 1893-1968
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William Earl Johns
William Earl Johns auteur de livres pour enfants et journaliste
William Earl Johns Brits auteur
William Earl Johns englischer Pilot und Schriftsteller
Languages
English (245)
Swedish (5)
French (3)
Danish (2)
Dutch (2)
Sinhalese (1)
Norwegian (1)
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