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Gates, Susan

Overview
Works: 55 works in 237 publications in 9 languages and 4,369 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Science fiction  Pictorial works  Suspense fiction  Paranormal fiction  Fantasy fiction  Sea stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.G2234, 823.914
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Publications about Susan Gates
Publications by Susan Gates
Most widely held works by Susan Gates
Bill's baggy pants by Susan Gates( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Bill is very proud of his new baggy pants with the many pockets but when he goes to buy potatoes for his mother, strange things begin to happen
Dusk by Susan Gates( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Sharing both human and hawk genes, a young girl escapes from her cage at a top secret laboratory where she was conceived by military scientists in a botched experiment designed to create stronger soldiers
Beyond the billboard by Susan Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Firebird and her twin brother Ford have always accepted their father's isolated way of life and secluded home in the middle of a desolate swamp until the discovery of old family secrets changes everything
The Burnhope wheel by Susan Gates( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
After finding old photographs of miners and a gigantic water wheel, both involving the abandoned lead mines near her English village, fifteen-year-old Ellen is obsessed with dreams and mental images tempting her to reenact a tragedy from century ago
Red eye by Susan Gates( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
"A half-crazed boy has turned up at the Animal Investigators HQ, raving about an army of gulls taking over his town, led by the malevolent Red Eye. Expert tracker Ellis and animal-mind reader Meriel must find a way to stop this deadly menace from terrorizing the town's people - before the death toll starts to rise"--Page 4 of cover
Raider by Susan Gates( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
While working on a school project on the local deep-sea fishing industry, two girls hear of the mysterious drowning death of a boy forty years earlier and decide to investigate
The ice thief by Susan Gates( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
When Gideon is trapped in the palace, only the little duchess, Alice, can help him escape. But Alice lives as a prisoner herself, and wants to run away. And so begins the unlikely friendship between a common thief and a duchess as they set off on their adventure. Suggested level: primary
Bill's silly hat by Susan Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Brightly illustrated early reading books by top authors and illustrators, perfect for newly independent readers
Viridian by Susan Gates( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A virus has swept the world, turning polluting, wasteful humans into peaceful human/plant hybrids called Verdans. More and more people choose the Verdan way, till only a few humans are left. But then the Cultivars rise - terrifying, cruel Verdans, genetically modified to become brutal warriors, who are determined to wipe out what remains of humanity. They turn the Verdan dream into a nightmare. And at their head is the lethal Viridian ... The sequel, Viridian: Venus Angel, publishes October 2013
Run! Run! It's scary poo! by Susan Gates( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Eric's talking ears by Susan Gates( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
When Eric finds a way to communicate by "ear language" with the zoo animals he makes friends with them and when he discovers some very disturbing news he finds his loyalities torn
Firebird by Susan Gates( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Firebird and her family live in complete isolation, but one day Firebird breaks the rules and everything changes
Sugar bag baby by Susan Gates( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Welsh and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Eleven year old Chris is only ever called by his nick-name, Sugar Bag Baby. He knows he shouldn't mind, should really feel grateful - after all many of the people in his village gave their last pennies to help pay for the special incubator that kept him alive when he was born prematurely, only the size and weight of a bag of sugar. But Sugar Bag Baby is sick and tired of being grateful and polite, and he hates his nickname. He can see only one way to break free - he will have to be so rude and rough that no-one will ever dare ruffle his hair affectionately again! But it turns out to be more difficult to be bad than Sugar Bag Baby expects
Wolf child by Susan Gates( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Small Wolf loves being a wolf. He howls at the moon, he sniffs pongy things and he lives in a messy cave. But one night something very strange happens and Small Wolf's paws turn into hands, his ears shrink and all his fur disappears. Suggested level: junior, primary
The lie detector by Susan Gates( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Iron heads by Susan Gates( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Strange things are happening on the island, and as a newcomer, Rachel is determined to find out why - She soon realizes that she must act quickly to avert a tragedy
Invasion of the vampire spiders by Susan Gates( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Finn thought he loves all spiders. That was before his hair-raising adventure with the scariest spiders you have ever seen!
Snail boy and the toilet bots by Susan Gates( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Zilombo by Susan Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Something strange is going on by the slimy river Oozeburn. But Jin is the only one who knows. The ancient predator Zilombo is loose and has snatched Jin's baby brother. When Mizz Z, a secret agent, arrives to investigate, the race is on to save him. But the beast's mysterious powers are evolving
Return of the mad mangler : by Susan Gates by Susan Gates( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Leon doesn't really believe that the Crooked Oak is haunted by the ghost of a mad washerwomen. But then the tree is kidnapped, and a bizarre accident with a computer brings the "Mad Mangler" to life. Leon is alone with her. It's his worst nightmare!
 
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Alternative Names
Gates, Sue
Gates, Sue 1950-
Gates, Susan
Gates, Susan 1950-
Gates, Susan Patricia 1950-
Robinson, Sue 1950-
Robinson, Susan 1950-
로빈슨, 슈
Languages
English (82)
German (8)
Dutch (5)
Chinese (2)
Danish (2)
Italian (2)
Welsh (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Spanish (1)
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