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Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 287 works in 1,070 publications in 17 languages and 51,082 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Young adult works  Humor  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Artist, Other, Editor
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 3,463 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 2,150 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 )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's sickly parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken in 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
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,817 libraries worldwide
Where some people see rubbish, Rosie Revere sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. Hot dog dispensers, helium pants, python-repelling cheese hats: Rosie's gizmos would astound - if she ever let anyone see them. Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose who shows her that a first flop isn't something to fear - it's something to celebrate
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,630 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 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 1,470 libraries worldwide
Junkyard, Einstein, Wheels, Pencil, Spider, Hollywood, Spitball, Clips, and Google-Eyes team up to try to outwit their teacher Miss Breakbone--Résumé de l'éditeur
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
Ever since he was a baby, Iggy Peck has built towers, bridges, and buildings, which comes in handy when his second grade class is stranded on an island during a picnic
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,269 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 )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,257 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
The Dunderheads behind bars by Paul Fleischman( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 950 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
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 950 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
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 887 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 )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 838 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
Ada Twist, scientist by Andrea Beaty( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world
A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Michelle Robinson( Book )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 777 libraries worldwide
"A young aspiring bear spotter ventures into bear country. But coming face-to-face with the furry creatures themselves, whether black or brown, can be dangerous, and our protagonist, accompanied by a trusty teddy bear, might need to use some unconventional means to stay out of trouble and avoid being (gulp!) eaten"--
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 748 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 741 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
The Bolds by Julian Clary( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Two hyenas from Africa find a pair of passports (memo: do not go swimming in a crocodile pool), and move to Teddington, England, where they live suburban lives, hold jobs, and raise their children to hide their tails and act human--the only trouble is old Mr. McNumpty, their nosy neighbor, who is hiding a secret of his own
Tales of terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 678 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 Britischer Illustrator, Jahrgang 1970
David Roberts British children's illustrator, born 1970
David Roberts Brits illustrator
Roberts, David
Roberts, David (David I.)
Roberts, David‏ (David I.)‏, 1970-
Roberts, David Ian 1970-
Robertss, Deivids, 1970-
ראבערטס, דוד, 1970-
רוברטס, דיויד, 1970-
로버츠, 데이비드 1970-
로버트, 데이비드 1970-
ロバーツ, デイヴィッド
English (170)
German (18)
French (6)
Dutch (5)
Danish (4)
Spanish (4)
Russian (4)
Chinese (4)
Japanese (3)
Czech (3)
Romanian (2)
Polish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Finnish (1)
Swedish (1)
Galician (1)
Hebrew (1)
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