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Ryan, Margaret 1944-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 368 publications in 5 languages and 10,358 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Nature stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.R9543, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Margaret Ryan
Publications by Margaret Ryan
Most widely held works by Margaret Ryan
Magic mischief! by Margaret Ryan( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
"It's nearly Christmas and all the fairies are looking forward to their Christmas party. Except for Airy Fairy. Her school report card is so bad that she's been sent to sit on top of a prickly Christmas tree! ..."--Cover back
Magic mix up! by Margaret Ryan( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
"It's summer vacation at last, and all the fairies are going camping. It should be fun, but Airy Fairy's not so sure ..."--Cover back
Magic mess! by Margaret Ryan( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
"It's Fairy Gropplethorpe's Rainbow birthday, and all the fairies are using magic spells to make her a special birthday surprise ..."--Cover back
Magic muddle! by Margaret Ryan( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
"The Chief Inspector of Schools has asked Fairy Gropplethorpe to organize a competition to find the fittest fairy in her Academy. It ought to be fun, but Airy Fairy is not so sure ..."--Cover back
Magic mistakes! by Margaret Ryan( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Fairy is determined to do well in cooking class, but with Scary Fairy around to stir up trouble, things are bound to go wrong once again
Magic music! by Margaret Ryan( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
"The fairies are putting on a concert and Airy Fairy can't wait to 'magic up' a fantastic fairy dress for the occasion. But first she has to practice on the musical instruments, and somehow she gets her notes all mixed up. She can't seem to play anything! Could Scary Fairy be up to her usual tricks?"--Page 4 of cover
Scratch and Sniff by Margaret Ryan( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
When the local furniture store is robbed, Scratch and Sniff, the local doggy "Secret Service," help their master, Police Officer Penny Penrose, solve the crime
Operation Boyfriend by Margaret Ryan( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Abby can't wait for the arrival of her wild Grandma Aphrodite from Oz - and when they meet, she's not disappointed! In her sheepskin coat, crocodile boots and sixties' clothes, Aphrodite walks into Abby and her mum's life and turns it upside down
The Littlest Dragon gets the giggles by Margaret Ryan( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The second book about the Littlest Dragon who has the biggest and best ideas. Familiar family stories for beginner readers. Two more stories about the Littlest Dragon who is the tenth child in the Dragon family. With nine older brothers, No 10 has to be ever more resourceful to get what he wants. In the first story, he is determined to get to the breakfast table before his brothers, so he can get the freebie gift from the cereal box. After three attempts, he manages it, with the help of a feather duster and 9 pairs of tickly toes. In the second story, the Littlest Dragon is left at home while his older brothers go to the big dragons' swimming pool. In his resourceful way, the Littlest Dragon wins the day when the only pool open that day, is the one for younger dragons. With plenty of repetition and alliteration, this book is perfect for children who are just able to read on their own. Hugely popular with Year 2s throughout the UK
The littlest dragon by Margaret Ryan( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Serbian and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The youngest of ten dragon brothers, the Littlest Dragon always has the best and brightest ideas for getting his own way. First book about this successful character. A Collins Roaring Good Read for new readers. The Littlest Dragon is known as Number 10. He is the youngest in a family of ten dragon brothers and in this first book about him, there are two stories. The first story is where aThe Littlest Dragon has to come up with the best and brightest way to get a good night's sleep. In the second story, the big dragon brothers won't let The Littlest Dragon play football with them, so he has to be resourceful and get his own kit together and persuade Mum to take him to the match. Then he manages to come up with an idea which wins the praise of the most famous footballing dragon in the world, Dragon McFeet. Number Ten gets to keep his winning jersey, much to the disgust of his brothers
The mystery of Miss King by Margaret Ryan( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Slovenian and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Jonny Smith's paper round takes him along Weir Street. The paper boys don't normally stick around for long and he soon understands why. Guess who lives at number 57? Number 57 looks suspiciously normal, but the tall and imposing Miss King, with Viking ancestry, might be stranger than her house suggests
Little Blue goes out to play by Margaret Ryan( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Little Blue only wants to play with his ball. But the rain just won't stop and he's not allowed to play inside. Can his friends, Rocky and Joey, come up with a plan? A delightful picture book for preschoolers. Ages 3 and over
The curse of Captain Cross-eyed by Margaret Ryan( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Slovenian and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The paper boys on Weir Street don't normally stick around for long and he soon understands why ... It's definitely weirder than your average street. Who is the strange figure standing in the window of number 13? Is that a parrot on his shoulder? Jonny strikes up an unusual friendship with Captain Cross-eyed and even helps him to feel like a pirate that his sea-faring ancestors would be proud of! The Weird Street mini-series follows Jonny on his bizzare, scary and extremely unusual paper round, where he bumps into a whole range of oddballs and mysterious neighbours
Roodica the Rude and the chariot challenge by Margaret Ryan( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
If there's one thing Roodica hates it's spying, sneaky snots. So when Copius Mucus enters the children's chariot race she just has to beat him!
The Queen's birthday hat by Margaret Ryan( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Smiler gets toothache by Margaret Ryan( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The treasure of Mr Tipp by Margaret Ryan( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Slovenian and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The paper boys on Weir Street don't normally stick around for long. It's definitely weirder than your average street. Jonny has already encountered the pirate at number 13 but there are some even stranger people in Weird Street. Like Mr Tipp at 34 and a half. When Jonny ventures into Mr Tipp's house, he finds it full of strange inventions and ingenious uses for everyone else's junk. The Weird Street mini-series follows Jonny on his bizzare, scary and extremely unusual paper round, where he bumps into a whole range of oddballs and mysterious neighbours
Fat Alphie in love by Margaret Ryan( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The littlest Dragon goes for goal by Margaret Ryan( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Serbian and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A third title about the little dragon with the big ideas! Although he's the littlest, he has the biggest and funniest ideas for getting his own way. Two more stories about the Littlest Dragon who is the tenth child in the Dragon family. With nine older brothers, No 10 has to be ever more resourceful to get what he wants. In the first story, it's Littlest Dragon's birthday. But he never gets to play with any of his birthday presents because his big brothers get there first. Fed up with this, he and his cousin Emerald hatch a plot to get them out of the way ... and, as usual, he wins the day! In the second story the littlest dragon wins Dragon McFeet's football boots in a raffle - much to his older brothers disgust. Perfect for children who are just reading on their own. There's plenty of repetition and alliteration, illustrations on every page and a lively story to follow the first two successful books
The riddle of Dr Sphinx by Margaret Ryan( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Slovenian and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"Jonny Smith's paper round takes him along Weir Street. The paper boys don't normally stick around for long and he soon understands why. It's definitely weirder than your average street. And this time Jonny has to deliver a paper to Doctor Sphinx. Will he be brave enough to find out what islurking in the deep jungly garden?"--Publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Margaret Ryan British writer
Margaret Ryan écrivaine britannique
Margaret Ryan escriptora britànica
Margaret Ryan escritora británica
Margaret Ryan scriitoare britanică
Ryan Margaret
Ryan, Margaret Blakey 1944-
Маргарет Райан
Languages
English (100)
Slovenian (5)
Serbian (3)
French (2)
Irish (1)
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