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Parsons, Garry

Overview
Works: 144 works in 466 publications in 20 languages and 17,403 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Picture books  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction  Epistolary fiction  Stories in rhyme  Christmas stories  Adventure stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.H3134, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Garry Parsons
Publications by Garry Parsons
Most widely held works about Garry Parsons
 
Most widely held works by Garry Parsons
George's secret key to the universe by Lucy Hawking( Book )
38 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a young boy and his neighbor friend as they travel through a computer portal into outer space, where they explore such mysteries as black holes and the origins of the universe, while trying to evade an evil scientist
The dragonsitter by Josh Lacey( Book )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
It had sounded so easy: Eddie just needed to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on vacation. But soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the mailman is fleeing down the front path. The Dragonsitter will have readers laughing out loud and begging for more adventures
George's cosmic treasure hunt by Lucy Hawking( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 955 libraries worldwide
George is heartbroken when his neighbor Annie and her space-scientist father move to Florida, but when Annie sends him a secret message telling him she has been contacted by aliens with a terrible warning, he joins her in a galaxy-wide search for answers. Includes scientific essays on space related topic and photos. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Stuck in the mud by Jane Clarke( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
In this cumulative, rhyming story, a little chick needs help from all his farmyard friends to get out of the mud
Billy's bucket by Kes Gray( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Despite his parents' protests, Billy wants nothing for his birthday but a very special bucket and all goes well until the bucket is borrowed without his permission
George and the big bang by Lucy Hawking( Book )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 811 libraries worldwide
George and Annie must stop a plot to destroy one of the biggest experiments of all time, to explore the earliest moments of the universe. George is swept out to a far-flung galaxy and into the quantum world, while he and Annie race to outwit enemies determined to destroy science. Includes factual information about scientific theories regarding time travel and the Big Bang. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe by Brian Moses( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
The vegetarian dinosaurs are enjoying their plant meals at the Dinosaur Cafe until ravenous Tyrannosaurus stomps in looking for meaty dinosaur stew
The dragonsitter's castle by Josh Lacey( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 549 libraries worldwide
"Dragonsitting isn't getting any easier for Eddie. When he has to take Uncle Morton's dragons, Ziggy and baby Arthur, away with him on a trip to his dad's place -- a real castle! -- it's not long before they're causing all sorts of mischeif again. A castle, a sneezing dragon, and a big box of fireworks. Looks like this story is going to end with a bang!" -- From dustjacket
The dinosaurs are having a party! by Gareth P Jones( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Afrikaans and held by 479 libraries worldwide
"The dinosaurs are having a party. It starts precisely at three. I'm a boy not a dinosaur. So I'm pleased they invited me. But the dinosaurs are planning to serve a special dish at their party and perhaps all is not as it seems"--
The dragonsitter takes off by Josh Lacey( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Eddie thought that dragonsitting would be easy. Then Ziggy hides in the linen closet, and Eddie learns that the dragon is keeping a very big secret
Digging for dinosaurs by Judy Waite( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Korean and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Dan would rather dig for dinosaur bones in his back yard than go to a "musty, smelly and dusty" museum with his mother, though all he uncovers is some trash and an odd looking stone which he keeps throwing to his dog Bouncer, to chase
The wrong kind of bark by Julia Donaldson( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
A daydreaming student misunderstands a nature study homework assignment, with humorous results
Are you the pirate captain? by Gareth P Jones( Book )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
"First mate Hugh has got the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain!"--
Krong! by Garry Parsons( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
When a spaceship lands in his yard, Jake and his dog try to communicate with the alien and alien dog that emerge using different languages
The dragonsitter's island by Josh Lacey( Book )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Eddie is dragonsitting again, but this time he's looking after Uncle Morton's Scottish island too. And there are some strange goings on: the local sheep are disappearing, and Eddie swears he sees a mysterious creature in the loch. Could there be more than just dragons living there? It seems Eddie is in for a beastly surprise! Written as a series of emails between Eddie and Uncle Morton, this quirky, original series has a growing legion of fans and offers something different to young readers
The four Franks by Sue Mayfield( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Finnish and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Frank's great-grandfather gives him a toy sailboat that he made during World War II, and that belonged to Frank's father and grandfather before him. Includes facts about toys
Daisy and the trouble with Christmas by Kes Gray( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Daisy is in the Christmas play at school but baby Jesus isn't special enough
The dinosaur that pooped a planet! by Tom Fletcher( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
One boy. One space rocket. One very hungry dinosaur. And no sandwiches. The ingredients for an explosive space adventure ... But just how will Danny get home when his dinosaur eats their rocket?
Ooh la la, Lottie! by Karen Wallace( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Naughty Lottie turns into a mouse from eating only cheese and biscuits, and the cat next door becomes very interested
Daisy and the trouble with zoos by Kes Gray( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
When Daisy's mother takes Daisy and her friends to the zoo for a special birthday treat, she has no idea of the trouble that will result
 
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Alternative Names
Parson, Garry
Parsons Garry
Parsons, Gary
Pārsons, Gerijs
파슨스, 게리
パーソンズ, ギャリー
Languages
English (157)
French (10)
Spanish (9)
German (5)
Czech (5)
Chinese (4)
Russian (4)
Polish (3)
Hebrew (3)
Dutch (3)
Japanese (2)
Romanian (2)
Swedish (2)
Hungarian (2)
Slovenian (1)
Finnish (1)
Italian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Korean (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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