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Dolan, Penny

Overview
Works: 80 works in 223 publications in 5 languages and 8,825 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Readers (Publications)  Fairy tales  History  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.D6978, E
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Publications about Penny Dolan
Publications by Penny Dolan
Most widely held works about Penny Dolan
 
Most widely held works by Penny Dolan
Eight enormous elephants by Penny Dolan( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 635 libraries worldwide
A boy asks to keep the mouse who made eight enormous elephants clean up after themselves after they rampaged through the house
Mary and the fairy by Penny Dolan( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Mary is feeling sad because she has nothing to wear to the party. A fairy flies in through Mary's window and tries to help, but things don't quite go to plan
At the end of the garden by Penny Dolan( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
A child observes a scarecrow in the garden in all kinds of weather
Little Troll by Penny Dolan( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Little Troll lives happily under a bridge until some goats start to bully him, but when the goats get into trouble and Little Troll saves them, they learn to coexist peacefully
Hansel and Gretel by Penny Dolan( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 390 libraries worldwide
A simplified version of the traditional tale in which Hansel and Gretel become lost in the woods and find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Moo! by Penny Dolan( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Big Bill the farmer and his family use music to inspire their cows to produce more milk
Flora McQuack by Penny Dolan( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Flora McQuack finds a lost egg by the side of the loch and decides to hatch it. When the gg cracks open, Flora is puzzled and the strange little creature doesn't look like a duck at all
A boy called Mouse by Penny Dolan( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time there was a boy, and they called him Mouse ... ' That is how the story began when I told it to myself in the long darkness. Of course, it wasn't the whole story, but back then I knew nothing, almost nothing at all ... Mouse is unaware of his privileged background: of Epton Towers, the luxurious home in which he was born, and its magnificent surrounding grounds. He barely recalls his loving parents, who are lost at sea. He certainly does not remember the threat posed by his Uncle Scrope, who, deeply in debt, is driven to threaten Mouse's very life. But Mouse does remember Hanny, the loyal and loving nursemaid who saw the threat and whisked him away to safety. Mouse lives a happy and carefree life with her until the evil Mr Button darkens their door, threatens Hanny and takes Mouse away. Mr Button takes Mouse to grim Murkstone Hall, a school that lives and breathes terror and fear. Can Mouse escape and find his way to his true family again?
The roly-poly rice ball by Penny Dolan( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Li sits down under a cherry tree to eat his lunch of three rice balls, but when they jump off of his lap and roll down a hole, Li rolls down after them and finds a tiny surprise
The lovely duckling by Penny Dolan( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
ENGLISH LANGUAGE READERS. A fabulous retelling of the Ugly Duckling by respected children's author Penny Dolan in which a family of ducklings are all born a little bit strange except for one called Beauty! Hopscotch Twisty Tales are inventive and amusing new twists on the classic fairy tales told by top authors. Ages 5+
The apple tree alien by Penny Dolan( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Harry thinks there is an alien in the garden next door, until he goes with his dad to visit their neighbour. Suggested level: junior
The Egyptian cat mystery by Penny Dolan( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Finnish and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Jed and Ruby are exploring the museum when they discover a mysterious statue of an Egyptian cat. In a flash, the cat statue goes missing! Can they help to solve the great Egyptian Cat mystery?
Mr Pod and Mr Piccalilli by Penny Dolan( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Mr Pod lives upstairs on his own with his cat Tod. Mr Piccalilli lives downstairs on his own with his cat Millie. They both like to keep to themselves. But when their cats go missing Mr Pod and Mr Piccalilli become best of friends. Suggested level: junior
Joey the juggler by Penny Dolan( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
"Joey is the juggler in Carlo's Circus. His caravan is small so Joey has to try out his tricks outside. Madam Crystal thinks he makes too much noise, but she soon changes her mind when Joey saves the day!"--Publisher's description
Clever Little Monkey by Penny Dolan( Book )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Clever little Monkey really wants the bananas on the other side of the river but the river is full of hungry crocodiles! Can he trick his way across?
Bippo and Boppo by Penny Dolan( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
"Bippo and Boppo are the new clowns in Carlo's Circus. At the show people smile but do not laugh at their tricks so they stay up all night thinking of new ones. The next day they have a nap before the show and oversleep! As they're getting ready they make the funniest mistake of all!"--Publisher's description
Princess Rani by Penny Dolan( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
An elephant named Princess Rani comes to the rescue when a fire starts in the Big Top
In the deep, dark forest by Penny Dolan( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Fun, rhyming stories with bright illustrations for newly independent readers, with under 180 words for children who are reading on their own
Florence and the drummer boy by Penny Dolan( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
"Billy is on the battlefield when there is a sudden explosion! Then he wakes up to find himself in hospital, run by a very special nurse ..."--Publisher's description
 
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