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Sparkes, Ali 1966-

Overview
Works: 141 works in 279 publications in 4 languages and 8,694 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Science fiction  Occult fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.S73712, [FIC]
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Publications about Ali Sparkes
Publications by Ali Sparkes
Most widely held works by Ali Sparkes
Frozen in time by Ali Sparkes( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
In present-day England, thirteen-year-old Ben and his twelve-year-old sister Rachel find two children who have been cryogenically frozen in a bomb shelter since 1956, and must prevent them from being discovered while helping them adjust to modern life
Fly frenzy by Ali Sparkes( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Mad scientist Petty Potts asks her neighbors, twins Josh and Danny, to help with her experiments and when her SWITCH spray turns them into flies, they are able to investigate the sabotage of their mother's garden
Spider stampede by Ali Sparkes( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 494 libraries worldwide
While seeking their lost dog, Piddle, twins Josh and Danny encounter their next-door neighbor, Petty Potts, a mad scientist whose SWITCH spray accidentally turns them into spiders
Grasshopper glitch by Ali Sparkes( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 411 libraries worldwide
After accidentally drinking some of mad scientist Petty Pott's SWITCH potion while at school, twins Josh and Danny become grasshoppers and this time they may not change back without help
Beetle blast by Ali Sparkes( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 395 libraries worldwide
On a trip to a pond with a local nature group, twins Josh and Danny accidentally eat a muffin laced with Petty Potts' SWITCH spray and are transformed into very stinky beetles
Ant attack by Ali Sparkes( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 380 libraries worldwide
During an unwelcome visit, neighbor Tarquin unwittingly uses SWITCH spray to turn twins Josh and Danny into ants, then sets out with a magnifying glass to fry some bugs
Crane fly crash by Ali Sparkes( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 311 libraries worldwide
When their sister, Jenny, is accidentally turned into a crane fly by Petty Potts' SWITCH spray, twins Josh and Danny must transform themselves, as well, and rescue her before she burns her legs off
Chameleon chaos by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Twins Josh and Danny continue following clues leading them to marbles filled with scientific code, despite the fact that mad scientist Petty Potts' REPTOSWITCH formula is having some very strange side-effects
Turtle terror by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
While on vacation with their parents in Cornwall, twins Danny and Josh follow clues to another marble but find themselves trapped by the tide on a rocky island and the only way back is to use some pilfered REPTOSWITCH
Gecko gladiator by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Twins Danny and Josh reveal to neighbor Petty Potts that they have been on a quest to find marbles containing secret code and soon find themselves--as geckos--in her new secret laboratory within the very pink Princessland
Lizard loopy by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
An intruder at mad scientist's Petty Potts' house interrupts her latest experiment, trying REPTOSWITCH on twins Josh and Danny, and when they return home they find a package that sends them on a mysterious quest
Dowsing the dead by Ali Sparkes( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Finding the fox by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Stirring the storm by Ali Sparkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Running the risk by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Dax's fox instincts have never let him down before- he has to trust them. But before he can help Gideon and the others, he must first overcome his own rising panic and learn more about his shapshifting powers
Unleashed by Ali Sparkes( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Electrotaur and Slashermite by Ali Sparkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Alligator action by Ali Sparkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
When Petty Potts disappears, twins Danny and Josh search her secret laboratory and house, where they find an irresistible bottle of S.W.I.T.C.H. spray, and later they find themselves on a live television talk show
Dark summer by Ali Sparkes( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Going to ground by Ali Sparkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
When Dax receives an urgent call, he knows he has to drop everything and race to the aid of his friends. But that's not as easy as it sounds. Strange things are happening - unbelievable occurrences that seem to be following Dax and his friends wherever they go. And that's not all that's after them... Government agents are stalking their every move - tracking them down. The very people who are supposed to be protecting them seem to be the biggest threat. Who can they trust? Where should they run? Each of the friends must call upon their special powers to try to outwit their pursuers - but will these abilities spell the end for them all?
 
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Alternative Names
Sparkes, Alison 1966-
Sparks, Ali
Languages
English (73)
French (7)
German (3)
Polish (1)
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