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Pye, Trevor

Overview
Works: 215 works in 499 publications in 3 languages and 4,386 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Christmas stories  Humor  Poetry  Action and adventure fiction  Pictorial works  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, 9pu
Classifications: PZ5.C8375, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Trevor Pye
Publications by Trevor Pye
Most widely held works by Trevor Pye
Stories of the wild West gang by Joy Cowley( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A collection of ten humorous stories about the West family's adventures
Grandma McGarvey by Jenny Hessell( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Grandma McGarvey squeezes a great clutter of rubbish and bizarre objects into her car and trailer, and drives the precarious load at breakneck speed to the dump. Suggested level: junior, primary
Grandma McGarvey goes to sea by Jenny Hessell( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
When Grandma McGarvey decides to go sailing she ends up having an eventful trip, during which she copes with her seasick parrot and dog and does battle with a savage shark. Suggested level: junior
Grandma McGarvey and the treasure hunt by Jenny Hessell( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Grandma McGarvey mows her lawn and discovers something hidden in the ground. What treasure will she find buried in her backyard? Suggested level: junior, primary
Grandma McGarvey takes a dive by Jenny Hessell( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
When Grandma McGarvey feels that life is a little dull, she decides to do something that only an adventurous grandma would do. Suggested level: junior, primary
The importance of green by Leonie Agnew( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
"Liam Loveday could not and would not paint without green. He painted aliens and alligators, seasick sailors and grasshoppers sipping green tea on pea-coloured couches. But one day Liam runs of green paint. How can he paint without his favourite colour? After all, without green lights the traffic won't go, without green grass the cows aren't keen on their food and something funny happens to the colour of milk, too. Liam has to find a way to paint in green again, or he will never be able to sort out the chaos"--Publisher information
Grandma McGarvey paints the shed by Jenny Hessell( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
When Grandma McGarvey turns shed painting into a major colourful event. Suggested level: preschool, junior, primary
Grandma McGarvey surfs the Net by Jenny Hessell( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Grandma McGarvey is always ready to try something new, so she signs up for "Surfing for Seniors". Even though she's not expecting words like "the Net, Google, Blackberry and mouse", she triumphs in the end and learns to use a computer. Suggested level: junior, primary
Grandma McGarvey goes to the zoo by Jenny Hessell( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
When Grandma McGarvey went to the zoo she was looking for something exciting to do. She loaded the picnic basket high with spinach cake and a mystery pie, sardine sandwiches, freshly made, and a monster bottle of lemonade. "It's rather a lot" she frowned, "that's true but you never know what you might need in a zoo." Suggested level: junior, primary
Grandma McGarvey joins the scrum by Jenny Hessell( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Grandma McGarvey finds herself on the field at a country rugby match, and surprises everyone with her ball skills. Suggested level: junior, primary
It always rains for Jackie by Ruth Corrin( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Jackie enjoys getting wet but to please her father, she learns to enjoy the musical qualities of the rain instead. Suggest level: pre-school, junior
Grandma McGarvey's Christmas by Jenny Hessell( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"Grandma McGarvey sets up camp in the caravan park on Christmas Eve, but she hears Santa can't make it this year - he's sick in bed. Usually Grandma McGarvey would step in, but this year she's got her own Christmas party to run. She goes back to her caravan, changes into her dressing gown and sleeping cap and gets ready for her Christmas Eve feast. But the flames from the Christmas Pudding scare the dog, who hides up a tree! While rescuing the dog she stumbles upon the families of the camping ground, who are having a party outdoors. Dressed as she is in her red dressing gown and cap, the children mistake her for Santa! So Grandma and the dog decide to stay and join the party"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: junior, primary
Geoffrey the dinosaur by Trevor Pye( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Danish and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Noises by Pauline Cartwright( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story in Spanish about sounds
Grandma McGarvey goes to school by Jenny Hessell( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Grandma McGarvey proves she's still young at heart when she returns to school for Grandparents' Day. Suggested level: junior, primary
Wild West hullabaloo by Joy Cowley( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
When Micheal accepts his cousin Royce's suspiciously generous offer to be his business manager he somehow ends up running a raffle, frightening the whole town and starring in a documentary. Will Micheal come out on top this time? In the second story, a family holiday is off to a rocky start when Grandadda West turns up uninvited. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Grandma McGarvey and the Puddle St Gang by Jenny Hessell( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
When she was young, Grandma McGarvey had just as much energy as she does today. Turning up as a volunteer to help out at a nearby rest home, she discovers some of her mischievous friends from her childhood days who reminisce on the misadventures of their youth. Suggested level: junior
Grandma McGarvey goes camping by Jenny Hessell( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Grandma McGarvey decides to go camping, and encounters a wild pig on the loose! Suggested level: junior, primary
The wild west gang by Joy Cowley( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
When Michael's Auntie Rosie, Uncle Leo and their five children move into the next street, Michael can't wait. The Wests always do lots of interesting things. But there are surprises in store when he goes to stay with them, including a camping trip which turns into quite a scary experience. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Furze the fixer by Lorraine Orman( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
When Dougal is given the yucky job of clearing junk out of the cupboard under the stairs, he finds a suitcase with leather corners, cracked straps and rusty buckles. Inside is a small bundle of tartan cloth tucked into one corner. Dougal watches in fascinated horror as it unwraps itself. A small hairy figure crawls out, wearing a brown homespun shirt over a ragged tartan kilt and a bedraggled sporran. I am definitely dreaming, Dougal thought. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
 
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English (70)
Danish (3)
Spanish (1)
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