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Marsden, John 1950-

Overview
Works: 227 works in 1,375 publications in 14 languages and 30,155 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  War stories  Drama  Dystopias  Film adaptations  Biography  Diary fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.M35145, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Marsden
Publications by John Marsden
Most widely held works by John Marsden
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Book )
53 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 2,665 libraries worldwide
Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive
The dead of night by John Marsden( Book )
78 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,019 libraries worldwide
Six determined Australian teenagers try to find their missing friends while continuing to resist the enemies who have invaded their country
Letters from the inside by John Marsden( Book )
77 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,855 libraries worldwide
The relationship between two teenage girls who become acquainted through letters intensifies as their correspondence reveals some of the terrible problems of their lives
A killing frost by John Marsden( Book )
70 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Ellie and her friends, a small band of teenagers trying to survive in the Australian countryside, continue to resist the enemies who have invaded their country
Darkness, be my friend by John Marsden( Book )
50 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
As survivors of an enemy invasion of their homeland, Ellie and her friends return to Australia as guides for soldiers from New Zealand who plan an attack on the Wirrawee airfield
Burning for revenge by John Marsden( Book )
50 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,602 libraries worldwide
Having been separated from the New Zealand rescue troops they were guiding, five Australian teenagers continue their resistance against the unknown enemy invading their homeland
So much to tell you by John Marsden( Book )
67 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,515 libraries worldwide
Sent to a hospital by her mother, Marina, a disfigured Australian girl who refuses to speak, reveals her thoughts and feelings in a diary
The night is for hunting by John Marsden( Book )
41 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
While trying to care for a group of abandoned young children, five Australian teenagers continue their struggle for survival and their resistance against the enemy invading their homeland
The other side of dawn by John Marsden( Book )
44 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Ellie and her friends, five Australian teenagers who survived the enemy invasion of their country, use guerrilla tactics to support a major counterattack by New Zealand troops
Lost & found by Shaun Tan( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
Three stories explore how we lose and find what matters most to us, as a girl finds a bright spot in a dark world, a boy leads a strange, lost being home, and a group of peaceful creatures loses its home to cruel invaders
Hamlet : a novel by John Marsden( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Grieving for the recent death of his beloved father and appalled by his mother's quick remarriage to his uncle, Hamlet, heir to the Danish throne, struggles with conflicting emotions, particularly after his father's ghost appeals to him to avenge his death
While I live by John Marsden( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Officially the war is over, but Ellie can not seem to escape it and resume a normal life especially after her parents are murdered and she becomes the ward of an unscrupulous lawyer who wants to acquire her family's property
Checkers by John Marsden( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Speaking from a mental hospital, a teenage girl recounts the tremendous media pressure that preceded the breaking scandal of her father's unethical business dealings
Winter by John Marsden( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
For twelve years Winter has been haunted. Her past, her memories, her feelings, will not leave her alone. And now, at sixteen, the time has come for her to act. Every journey begins with a single step. If Winter is going to step into the future, she must first step into the past
The rabbits by John Marsden( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Uses rabbits, a species introduced to Australia, to represent an allegory of the arrival of Europeans in Australia and the widespread environmental destruction caused by man throughout the continent. A sophisticated picture book
Incurable by John Marsden( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Ellie has struggled to put the war behind her and lead a normal life. Although what's normal about your parents having been murdered ; trying to run a farm and go to school ; and bringing up a young boy who's hiding terrible secrets about his past
Out of time by John Marsden( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
James, a strange, silent boy, makes the acquaintance of old Mr. Woodford, a physicist who constructs a mysterious black box, but when the box comes into the boy's possession, it draws him into a magical and dangerous world, in and out of time
Circle of flight by John Marsden( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 395 libraries worldwide
The Ellie Chronicles, the follow-up to the Tomorrow Series, tells of post-invasion Australia as witnessed by teenage Ellie. In this final installment, Ellie's responsibility for her surrogate brother Gavin is threatened by both enemy forces and the government and she finds herself fighting both but on different fields of battle
Tomorrow, when the war began by John Marsden( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive
The dead of the night by John Marsden( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Their country has been invaded. Their homes have been occupied by strangers, or destroyed. Their families are facing death at the hands of a merciless enemy. But one group of teenagers, fugitives in a remote valley, will never give up. But sometimes courage demands too high a price
 
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Alternative Names
Marsden, John
マーズデン, ジョン
Languages
English (604)
Swedish (53)
German (44)
Dutch (32)
French (12)
Danish (12)
Spanish (7)
Italian (6)
Polish (4)
Arabic (3)
Norwegian (2)
Japanese (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Korean (1)
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