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Ball, Duncan 1941-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 389 publications in 3 languages and 6,160 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B1985, A823.3
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Publications about Duncan Ball
Publications by Duncan Ball
Most widely held works about Duncan Ball
 
Most widely held works by Duncan Ball
Emily Eyefinger by Duncan Ball( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Having been born with an extra eye on the end of her finger, Emily finds that it comes in very handy in many unusual situations
Jeremy's tail by Duncan Ball( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Blindfolded Jeremy, on his way to pin the tail on the donkey, takes a circuitous route that carries him far afield, over the ocean and into space, before he finally reaches his goal
Emily Eyefinger, secret agent by Duncan Ball( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A young girl feels different from everyone else because she has an eye on the end of one finger, but it comes in handy on occasion, such as when she is helping catch a spy
Emily Eyefinger and the lost treasure by Duncan Ball( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 320 libraries worldwide
The further adventures of a young girl who has an extra eye on the end of one finger, which comes in handy when she helps to save the reputation of a famous artist and discovers a lost treasure from ancient Egypt
Selby's side-splitting joke book by Duncan Ball( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 libraries worldwide
7-12 yrs
Selby speaks : more adventures of a talking dog by Duncan Ball( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Selby the talking dog continues his exploits and adventures while still attempting to keep his skill a secret
Selby's secret by Duncan Ball( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A change is as good as a holiday -- and for Selby the two go hand in hand. To coincide with the summer school holidays HarperCollins will re-release four Selby favourites with a fresh new look. Selby's Secret Selby's secret is that he is the only talking dog in Australia and perhaps the world. With dreams of cosy fireside chats with his owners the Trifles Selby realises his gift could change him forever from family pooch to family servant. Selby's zany misadventures while struggling to pretend he's just an ordinary barking dog will have you howling with laughter. Ages 7-12
Selby spacedog by Duncan Ball( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Selby may be keeping mum in front of his owners, but he better be careful listening to Gary Gaggs corny jokes on the Gagg Bag telephone line
Selby screams by Duncan Ball( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Selby the talking dog is back - by popular demand - and getting tangled up in more misadventures. Selby is still trying to keep his amazing abilities a secret so the Trifles don't put him to work or even worse hand him over to scientists to be examined. But he needs to speak out - or scream out - when the Beast of Bogusville comes after him or he finds himself dangling dangerously in mid-air or he comes face to face with a living breathing Egyptian mummy. Gulp yiiikes what's this? The Trifles have a photo that proves Selby is no ordinary canine! His days of freedom could be numbered . Bury your nose in this third collection of Selby adventures for some screamingly suspenseful stories about this popular pooch. Ages 7 - 12
Selby supersnoop by Duncan Ball( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A change is as good as a holidaybut for Selby, the two go hand in hand. To coincide with the summer school holidays, HarperCollins will re-release four Selby favourites with a fresh new look. Selby Supersnoop What with crimes to solve, thieves to foil and adventures to fall headlong into, Selby's the busiest dog detective in the world. But will a nosy video camera reveal Selby's secret to the world?
Selby surfs by Duncan Ball( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Selby, the only talking dog in Australia can't seem to avoid getting into trouble with his comrades, the Trifles, Willy and Billy and Gary Gaggs. These adventures see him encountering aliens and vagabond actors, riding horses, at a surf carnival and on the stage
Selby splits by Duncan Ball( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Selby, the talking dog is at it again. This time he must survive the terror of the Tomb of the Dancing Deadand then escape the clutches of the deadliest spider on earth. Selby also falls in love with 'Dear Deidre', and everyone falls in love with him when he is splashed by Passion potion
Grandfather's wheelything by Duncan Ball( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Grandfather's wheeliething races around the town in all kinds of weather, delighting those who see it
Selby's stardom by Duncan Ball( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
If the Trifles agree, Selby is jetting off to Hollywood and a starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. But can Selby stop his dream from falling apart without anyone finding out that he is one extra-clever mutt who can talk?
Selby : the secret adventures of a talking dog by Duncan Ball( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the world's only talking dog as he tries to keep his talents a secret from his owners
Selby snowbound by Duncan Ball( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Selby is about to embark on a chilly Antarctic adventure that is bound to take hime to the peak of danger ... and beyond! Ages 7+
Selby sprung by Duncan Ball( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Selby the only talking dog in Australia and perhaps the world is back with this new collection of his wonderful adventures. The thrills come thick and fast in this sixteenth SELBY book as Selby is hurled out of the world's only sky-writing embroidery aeroplane to what should be certain death. Vampires invade Selby's peaceful town and Selby is captured by a Shark Man on Death Island. The death-defying dog is put to the test time and again in these gut-wrenching and hilarious stories. And all the while Morrie Artie the Evil Genius and his thousands of agents comb Australia in search of this remarkable dog. Will Selby be sprung? Will his secret finally be revealed to the world? After over two hundred adventures will this be the end of Selby? There's only one way to find out ... Based on real events (or so Selby says). Ages 7-12
My dog's a scaredy-cat by Duncan Ball( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 libraries worldwide
A young boy describes the many things that scare his dog
Emily Eyefinger and the city in the sky by Duncan Ball( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Selby shattered : candid chronicles of a clandestine canine by Duncan Ball( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Selby, the only talking dog in Australia, and perhaps the world, if off on another series of mind-shattering adventures. The Search for Selby Society is hot on his trail and eager to tell the world his secret. And, as if that isn't bad enough, there are shipwrecks, evil curses, ghostly gagsters and - worst of all - the Triple Terror out to get him
 
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Alternative Names
Duncan Ball Australian writer
Duncan Ball Australian writer, born 1941
Duncan Ball australischer Schriftsteller, geboren 1941
Duncan Ball schrijver uit Australië
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Languages
English (176)
Japanese (8)
Spanish (5)
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