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Powling, Chris

Overview
Works: 210 works in 495 publications in 8 languages and 8,500 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Ghost stories  Drama  Young adult works  Horror fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PZ5, 823.914
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Publications about Chris Powling
Publications by Chris Powling
Most widely held works by Chris Powling
Roald Dahl by Chris Powling( Book )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 792 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the writer of such successful books as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," and "Matilda."
Faces in the dark : a book of scary stories ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about ghosts and other spooky subjects
Hiccup Harry by Chris Powling( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Harry disrupts the school when he tries to get rid of a bad case of the hiccups
The Kingfisher book of scary stories ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
A collection of scary stories from the past and some contemporary ones
Kit's castle by Chris Powling( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Kit and his sister Anna build a sandcastle at the beach and hope that it is good enough to win the sandcastle competition
The phantom carwash by Chris Powling( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Lenny's dream of getting his very own carwash for Christmas seems to be fulfilled when he finds one with magic properties, through which Santa Claus takes him on a wonderful trip
On the ghost trail by Chris Powling( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
After telling his brother and sister that cobwebs are ghost trails, Adam's practical joke starts to get out of control
Best in the world by Chris Powling( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Dick King-Smith by Chris Powling( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
This new series of simple biographies has been created to support the Schemes of Work at KS1. Each title is highly illustrated with colour photographs and key words are highlighted and repeated in a border along the bottom of each page. Off-the-page activities, teachers' notes and suggestions for further work are also included
The tempest : a case study in critical controversy by William Shakespeare( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
After a terrible storm, a ship lies wrecked on Prospero's island, but the storm was no coincidence because Propsero the magician has revenge on his mind
Supershorts : seriously spooky stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of tales about ghosts, ghouls, and haunted happenings from such contributors as Tony Ross, Adèle Geras, and Ruskin Bond
The conker as hard as a diamond by Chris Powling( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Seriously spooky stories ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Short Stories. A collection of nine spooky stories, this book is sure to enthral and entertain every young reader. There are thrills and chills aplenty, but also lots of laughs in this winning combination of contemporary original stories and retellings of traditional tales
Harry with spots on by Chris Powling( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Finnish and held by 119 libraries worldwide
After helping to organise the class trip to Adventure Universe, Harry catches measles: but the day his parents arrange at home is much more fun anyway
Harry moves house by Chris Powling( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 118 libraries worldwide
An addition to the family means they need a larger house, but Harry is not keen to move. Suggested level: junior, primary
Thing by Chris Powling( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Swedish and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"Black button eyes. Zig-zag mouth. Stiff body. Thing. Once it was Robbie's best friend, now it's become his enemy." - taken from cover
Harry's party by Chris Powling( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Rover shows off by Chris Powling( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Finnish and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Quentin Blake by Chris Powling( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Rainbow boots by Chris Powling( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Denzil is the only kid in the school without a pair of Rainbow Boots. So he pretends he's waiting for a special handmade pair. As the lies pile up, what will Denzil do when he can't pretend any more? School comedy. Wired Connect is a series of titles for struggling readers aged 9-11, published in association with Catch Up, the reading recovery charity
 
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Alternative Names
Powling, Chris
ポーリング, クリス
Languages
English (119)
Finnish (7)
Spanish (6)
Catalan (4)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (1)
Welsh (1)
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