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Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 242 works in 966 publications in 20 languages and 47,880 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Young adult works  Humor  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Pictorial works  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.A6776, E
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Publications about David Roberts
Publications by David Roberts
Most widely held works by David Roberts
The dumpster diver by Janet S Wong( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3,456 libraries worldwide
Once a month--every week in the summer--Steve the electrician dons special gear and, with the help of youngsters who live in his building, dives into a dumpster seeking useful objects that they can transform into imaginative new ones
Mrs. Crump's cat by Linda Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2,161 libraries worldwide
Cranky Mrs. Crump has no use for cats, but when she finds a stray shivering on her doorstep her life is subtly--and pleasantly--transformed
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Book )
43 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,027 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's ill parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken by his great-uncle and great-aunt, Mad Uncle Jack and Mad Aunt Maude, and embarks on adventures that involve strolling actors, St. Horrid's Home for Grateful Orphans, and a carnival float shaped like a giant cow
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,649 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Eddie Dickens survives encounters with an escape artist in a runaway hearse's coffin, a hot air balloon bearing the escape artist's lovely assistant, a gas explosion, and a jewel thief on the run
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,539 libraries worldwide
Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal -- to fly -- Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt's dream come true. But when her contraption doesn't fly but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose insists that Rosie's contraption was a raging success. You can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 1,508 libraries worldwide
Leaving his parents, his Mad Uncle Jack, and his Even Madder Aunt Maud at home at Awful End, Eddie Dickens, along with the color-blind Lady Constance, boards the ship the Pompous Pig on a mission to America
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Junkyard, Einstein, Wheels, Pencil, Spider, Hollywood, Spitball, Clips, and Google-Eyes team up to try to outwit their teacher Miss Breakbone
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
When a baby Duckbill dinosaur ends up in the Tyrannosaurus nest, he feels very out of place. And his gruesome new family with their great big jaws and bloodthirsty habits soon nickname him Drip. But this little dinosaur is not as weedy as he looks. In fact, he's a real hero!
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
"When Emily Vole inherits an abandoned shop, it is up to her to battle a fairy-snatching witch and get to the bottom of Operation Bunny"--Page 4 of cover
Dirty Bertie : Ouch! by Alan MacDonald( Book )
83 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
Meet Dirty Bertie, a boy with nose-picking disgusting habits. He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas, and if it's trouble you're after, look no further, Bertie's sure to be up to his neck in it. Suggested level: primary
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Iggy Peck has been building fabulous creations since he was two. His parents are proud of their son, though sometimes surprised by some of Iggy's more inventive creations (like the tower he built out of used diapers). When a new second grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up! With Andrea Beaty's irresistible rhyming text and David Roberts' unique and stylish illustration, this book will charm creative kids everywhere
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
When Le Fay McNally becomes a finalist in the "Tap 'n' Type" typewriting competition, she and her four unusual siblings stay at the Dell Hotel, where they encounter joy, tragedy, and a variety of interesting characters
The Dunderheads behind bars by Paul Fleischman( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 951 libraries worldwide
The Dunderheads--a gang of misfits with unique and unusual talents--come to the aid of one of their own when Spider is falsely arrested for stealing jewelry
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
In this version of the Grimm fairy tale, Thomas--who is called Little Red--discovers a wolf in disguise at his grandmother's house and ingeniously uses ginger ale to save the day
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 879 libraries worldwide
During a visit to his eccentric Uncle Montague to hear several grisly tales behind the unique artifacts in his collection, Edgar discovers the truth about his uncle's past
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
In their second adventure, the four remaining McNally children are drawn to the mysterious Fishbone Forest in search of their dead brother's stolen brain, only to discover the terrifying Mr. Maggs and his sinister plan to change the world
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
In this updated version of the Grimm fairy tale, Rapunzel has flaming red hair and is kept imprisoned by her Aunt Esme, a heartless school cafeteria worker, in a tenement apartment with a broken elevator
Mouse noses on toast by Daren King( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Paul Mouse gathers a group of mouse activists to uncover the mystery behind the delicacy known as "Mouse noses on toast" which is served in a fancy human restaurant
Dear Tabby by Carolyn Crimi( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
A feline advice columnist assists other animals with their problems, such as a parrot whose owners complain that he talks too much, a groundhog who feels the pressure of predicting the weather, and a cat who objects to being pampered
Tales of terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 687 libraries worldwide
One stormy night, in their family's otherwise deserted Cornwall inn, twelve-year-old Ethan and his sister Cathy shelter a mysterious guest who indulges their love of the macabre by telling horror stories of the sea
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Alternative Names
David Roberts British children's illustrator
David Roberts Brits illustrator
Roberts, David
Roberts, David (David I.)
Roberts, David‏ (David I.)‏, 1970-
Roberts, David Ian 1970-
Robertss, Deivids, 1970-
로버츠, 데이비드 1970-
로버트, 데이비드 1970-
ロバーツ, デイヴィッド
English (221)
German (41)
Dutch (9)
French (8)
Spanish (7)
Chinese (4)
Japanese (4)
Slovenian (3)
Polish (3)
Russian (3)
Danish (3)
Romanian (2)
Catalan (2)
Czech (2)
Welsh (1)
Swedish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Galician (1)
Italian (1)
Finnish (1)
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