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Jennings, Paul 1943-

Overview
Works: 398 works in 1,582 publications in 10 languages and 22,514 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Humorous fiction  Short stories  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Ghost stories  History  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger
Classifications: PZ7.J466, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul Jennings
Publications by Paul Jennings
Most widely held works by Paul Jennings
Unreal! : eight surprising stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
59 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,350 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories by the author of "Quirky Tale", "Unbearable", "Unbelievable" and "Uncanny". They include a ghost who haunts the outside dunny, a pair of embarrassing underpants, glue that will stick anything (or will it?), a mix of manure that makes hair fall out and a magic lipstick
Undone! : more mad endings by Paul Jennings( Book )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight stories about the scary, the supernatural, or the unusual, including a mysterious bottle whose contents let you read people's minds and homemade granola that turns a boy into an apple tree
Uncanny! : even more surprising stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
34 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Stories about something yucky, weird happenings, lot of laughs and spooky events. Intended to keep kids reading
Unmentionable! : more amazing stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
A collection of nine stories about the scary, the supernatural, or the unusual, including an ice maiden with a deadly kiss and a magic harmonica with the power to do good or evil
Unbearable! : more bizarre stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
34 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 813 libraries worldwide
A group of stories about youngsters in unusual, often humorous situations
Uncovered! : weird, weird stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 764 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories by Paul Jennings
Unbelievable! by Paul Jennings( Book )
46 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Nine stories deal with rejuvenation, a giant tooth, a dragon, a ghostly test, a loyal dog, a comic book hero, a magic tree, a ghost gull, and a supernatural servant
The Cabbage Patch War by Paul Jennings( Book )
31 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 572 libraries worldwide
'You can't have a party without music, ' said Dad. 'You can't have a fire without smoke, ' said Whacka. It went from bad to worse after that. A barbecue from hell. Spuds on the roof. A visit from the police. It was war, a fight to the finish between Dad and Whacka. And Chris was right in the middle of it. All because Dad vomited in the cabbage patch
Paul Jennings' trickiest stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of twenty stories with tricky and unexpected plot twists and turns
Don't look now by Paul Jennings( Book )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Book 1 in the four-book set about Ricky and his hilarious adventures. Ricky is an ordinary boy, who dreams of being famous. And he has a secret that might just help him realize this dream. Because Ricky can fly. Truly. He can really fly. But there's a hitch. He can only fly when absolutely no one is looking. If a person, an animal or a bird sees him while he's flying, he will fall out of the sky and almost certainly die. But Ricky is desperate. Will he risk flying in public, just for a shot at fame?
Quirky tails : more oddball stories by Paul Jennings( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories, each with a twist in the tail. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Unseen! by Paul Jennings( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 336 libraries worldwide
This title presents another collection of wacky and varied short stories, stories to be read and enjoyed at a sitting. They're about a boy who is able to grow new fingers, but not always in the right places; the dead dog that isn't quite what it seems; the last request of a grandfather; a man-eating ghost; a parrot that teaches unpleasant lessons and much more
The reading bug : and how you can help your child catch it by Paul Jennings( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Preschool and beginners - Phonics - Reluctant reader
The paw thing by Paul Jennings( Book )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Oh yuck. The mice were running up my trousers. They wriggled under my shirt. They were even inside my underpants. Mice, madness and mayhem. Suggested level: primary
How Hedley Hopkins did a dare, robbed a grave, made a new friend who might not really have been there at all and while he was at it committed a terrible sin which everyone was doing even though he didn't know it by Paul Jennings( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Slovenian and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin. But if he could just fulfill a dare and dig out the hideous skull hidden in a grave in the sand dunes, he could impress the bullies at school and become their friend. But Hedley is not so sure. Weird things are happening to his body. Is he being punished for his terrible actions? And if his uptight parents ever found out what he was up to, they might blow up. Full-moon murderers, an open grave, religious conversions and sexual awakening meld sometimes poignantly, sometimes hilariously, in this riveting, stunningly original account of growing up in 1950s Australia
Unpredictable! by Paul Jennings( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Thirteen of the best stories from Paul Jennings, specially chosen by Wendy Cooling
The gizmo by Paul Jennings( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Slovenian and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Egged on by a mate, a teenager steals an electrical gizmo from a market stall and is besieged with feelings of guilt, but no matter how he tries to get rid of the incriminating evidence it will not leave until it has had its revenge. Suggested level: primary
Deadly! by Paul Jennings( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 262 libraries worldwide
A saga of six horribly humorous stories. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Rascal the dragon by Paul Jennings( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
All Ben wants is a dragon of his own. One day a stray dragon follows Ben home. Will Ben's father let Rascal stay? Suggested level: Junior
Tongue-tied! by Paul Jennings( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Eight short stories with a twist and lots of humour
 
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Alternative Names
Jennings, Paul Francis
Paul Jennings Australian author
Paul Jennings auteur de livres pour enfants
Wilson, Peter 1943-
Дженнингс, Пол
ジェニングス, ポール
Languages
English (414)
Japanese (14)
Spanish (10)
Dutch (9)
Chinese (7)
German (6)
Slovenian (6)
Galician (4)
Korean (3)
Vietnamese (2)
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