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Ball, Duncan 1941-

Overview
Works: 126 works in 424 publications in 4 languages and 6,262 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Humor  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B1985, A823.3
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Most widely held works by Duncan Ball
Jeremy's tail by Duncan Ball( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 608 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 and the lost treasure by Duncan Ball( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 361 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
Emily Eyefinger by Duncan Ball( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 358 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
Emily Eyefinger, secret agent by Duncan Ball( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 342 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
Selby's secret by Duncan Ball( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Selby, Australia's only talking dog, is back again with more adventures and misadventures, as he valiantly tries to keep his gift of the gab a secret
Selby speaks by Duncan Ball( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Selby, the talking dog in Australia, has many adventures and misadventures, as he tries to keep his gift of the gab secret
Selby spacedog by Duncan Ball( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 120 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's side-splitting joke book by Duncan Ball( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Selby, the only talking dog in Australia and perhaps the world, aims to entertain and amuse. With the help of his good friend, comedian Gary Gaggs, he presents us with yet more jokes, riddles and knock-knocks
My dog's a scaredy-cat by Duncan Ball( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Stanley is a big and much loved dog but as story and pictures amusingly highlight he is afraid of everything. If only, dreams his master, Stanley could be brave as a lion, as an elephant, as a rhinoceros or as a dragon
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 surfs by Duncan Ball( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 100 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 )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 98 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
Selby shattered : candid chronicles of a clandestine canine by Duncan Ball( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The crazy canine is back! There are new stories of course and plenty of jokes. Selby the only talking dog in Australia and perhaps the world returns with another fabulous collection of hilarious stories. Each year a new wave of children discover the pleasure that comes from reading the adventures of this pooch with punch. Duncan and Selby have been enjoying a highly successful working relationship for the past twenty years ...and now book number fourteen is just a paw scratch away
Selby sprung by Duncan Ball( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 95 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
Selby supersnoop by Duncan Ball( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Selby, the talking dog is back in this fourth collection of Selby stories
Selby snowbound by Duncan Ball( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Selby is about to embark on a chilly Antarctic adventure that is bound to take him to the peak of danger ... and beyond!
Emily Eyefinger and the secret from the sea by Duncan Ball( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Emily, the girl with an eye on the end of her finger, is chased by gargoyles in Paris, recues a runaway movie star, diguises herself as a baby elephant, outsmarts a master criminal, creeps into a supercomputer, and flies to the middle of the ocean in search of the secret of the Sea People. Suggested level: primary
Selby sorcerer by Duncan Ball( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Willie and Billie, the Trifle's terrible nephews, are again up to no good. This time Selby can end their havoc with magic! The twins are now under Selby's control, but for how long? Selby, the only talking dog in Australia, and perhaps the world, returns with more stories to entertain and amuse
The joke's on Selby by Duncan Ball( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about the adventures of Selby and Garry Gaggs, Selby's favourite funnyman. Suggested level: primary
Selby scrambled by Duncan Ball( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Dr Trifle invents a robot called Frank to make the Trifles' life a bit easier. When the Trifles are out, Selby gets Frank to wait on him hand and paw, but things start to go awry when Selby realises just how clever Frank is at manipulating the Trifles. Ages 7-12
 
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Alternative Names
Duncan Ball Australian writer, born 1941
Duncan Ball australischer Schriftsteller, geboren 1941
Duncan Ball schrijver uit Australië
ボール, ダンカン
Languages
English (160)
Japanese (6)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (2)
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