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Swindells, Robert E. 1939-

Overview
Works: 230 works in 872 publications in 14 languages and 16,281 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  History  Horror tales  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, ed, Dedicatee
Classifications: PZ7.S9818, 823.914
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Publications about Robert E Swindells
Publications by Robert E Swindells
Most widely held works about Robert E Swindells
 
Most widely held works by Robert E Swindells
Brother in the land by Robert E Swindells( Book )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
After nuclear war hits England, a teenage survivor and his little brother must fight for their lives in a harsh new world
Stone cold by Robert E Swindells( Book )
44 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 656 libraries worldwide
After being forced out of the family home by his stepfather, Link joins other homeless kids who seem to start disappearing
Abomination by Robert E Swindells( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Martha's life is made miserable by the strict rules of the religious sect that her parents belong to - She is forbidden to bring anyone home in case they discover the terrible secret that they are hiding, a secret that Martha decides she can no longer live with
Room 13 by Robert E Swindells( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
A spooky adventure, full of fun and thrills
A serpent's tooth by Robert E Swindells( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Chaos and mass hysteria spread when a workman falls ill on the site of a proposed nuclear waste dump, an area which thirteen-year-old Lucy's second sight reveals as an old burial place for victims of the Black Death
Blitzed by Robert E Swindells( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
When a school trip to a World War II museum leads to a timeslip, young George finds himself in London at the time of the Blitz. He joins up with a group of other homeless children, struggling to survive, and they suspect someone they know of being a German spy
Shrapnel by Robert E Swindells( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Gordon tracks down his older brother, Raymond, who is missing after World War II begins and, although his brother claims he is acting as a secret agent for the government, Gordon is unsure what to believe
Follow a shadow by Robert E Swindells( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Headed for trouble with drugs and alcohol, a boy who longs to escape his unexciting world discovers a mysterious portrait of a man much like himself, and subsequently becomes involved in a chain of events that change his life forever
Snapshot by Robert E Swindells( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Den 10-årige Victor får et kamera til sin fødselsdag. Han går ud for at fotografere og bliver vidne til et indbrud. Hvad han ikke ved er, at han også har fået en efterlyst terrorist med på sit foto. Dette giver anledning til en vild jagt, inden det lykkes politiet at klare sagen
Hydra by Robert E Swindells( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Midge codntinued to sweep the field with her light, and after a moment she found the edge of the great round depression ... _
Nightmare stairs by Robert E Swindells( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Every night Kirsty wakes up screaming - She has a terrible nightmare that she is falling down the stairs - When she discovers that her grandma died falling downstairs, she begins to wonder whether there is a dark secret in her family_
Blackout by Robert E Swindells( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 285 libraries worldwide
As World War II begins in England, a group of children yearning for excitement follows a mysterious woman into the rotten mines of Golfodd
The very special baby by Robert E Swindells( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and Dutch and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A camel born with three humps helps three wise men carry gifts to a newborn king
Trick or treat by Robert E Swindells( file )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Harley's got to take his kid brother and sister trick-or-treating. When he's not looking, they go missing. And when he finds them, something's happened. They're different.They want to play, but there are no rules to this game
Timesnatch by Robert E Swindells( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Set in the year 2039, Kizzy and Frazer's mother has invented an incredible machine that can travel back in time, snatch any living thing and bring it into the present. As the secret leaks out and requests flood in to resurrect everything from dinosaurs to dead pop stars, Kizzy and Frazer find their mother's dream becoming a nightmare
Invisible! by Robert E Swindells( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Den 10-årige pige Rosie rejser fra sted til sted sammen med sine forældre. Hun er nu kommet til Inchlake og skal finde nye venner. Da hun har fundet nye kammerater, indvier hun dem i en hemmelighed. Rosie ved, hvordan man bliver usynlig. Da Rosies far bliver mistænkt for et tyveri, får børnene brug for deres evne til at blive usynlig
A skull in Shadows Lane by Robert E Swindells( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
"The war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. When they head for the eerie, abandoned Shadows Lane to explore a deserted house, they find more than they bargained for: a human tooth. Then a creepy, skeletal face appears at a dark window. Believing there's a skeleton haunting Shadows Lane, the children are shocked to learn the truth about "Boney"--He's an escaped prisoner of war. But someone else is also hiding in the village, someone much more dangerous."--Amazon.com
Ruby Tanya by Robert E Swindells( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
When a bomb goes off at their school, it looks as if the friendship between Ruby and Asra could be over. Asra and her fellow asylum seekers are blamed, and Ruby's father is leading the campaign against them. Asra's family have also been ordered by the government to return to the country where their lives are in danger. Ruby and Asra have a plan to stop all the madness, but end up stumbling upon something even more terrifying. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Inside the worm by Robert E Swindells( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Finnish and held by 248 libraries worldwide
When Fliss and her friends are chosen to re-enact the legend of the monstrous worm for the village festival, something very sinister begins to happen
Daz 4 Zoe by Robert E Swindells( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Fortælling fra England år 2000, hvor rige og fattige lever afspærret fra hinanden - men kærligheden overvinder meget
 
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Alternative Names
Suwinderuzu, Robāto 1939-
Swindells, Robert
Swindells, Robert 1939-
Swindells, Robert E.
Swindells, Robert E. 1939-
Swindells, Robert Edward 1939-
スウィンデルズ, ロバート
Languages
English (196)
Spanish (10)
Dutch (7)
Danish (6)
Catalan (6)
Italian (5)
French (4)
Finnish (4)
German (3)
Korean (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Welsh (1)
Slovenian (1)
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