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Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 261 works in 744 publications in 15 languages and 43,134 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Humorous stories  Detective and mystery stories  History  Young adult works  Horror tales  Humor  Fairy tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Cartographer, Other, Photographer, 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 )
3 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 2,180 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 )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,035 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 )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,785 libraries worldwide
Eddie Dickens finds himself falling for a girl, falling into the hands of a murderous gang of convicts that have a job for him to do
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,574 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. In the third installment of the Eddie Dickens saga, our poor hero Eddie finds himself on the way to America aboard the sailing ship Pompous Pig, along with a cargo hold full of left shoes, the world-famous Dog's Bone Diamond, and some of the most dangerous traveling companions anyone might have the misfortune to share a ship with. A mysterious stowaway and some familiar faces from Eddie's past only complicate matters, as does being tied up and set adrift in a leaky rowboat. (Don't you hate it when that happens?) Will Eddie ever reach America?
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,510 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 )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 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!
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 1,145 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
Dirty Bertie by David Roberts( Book )
56 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Bertie used to have a lot of dirty habits, but with help from his family he has learned not to do such things as licking the dog or eating candy off the floor
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,040 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 980 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 910 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
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 908 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
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 882 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
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 824 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
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 774 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
Dear Tabby by Carolyn Crimi( Book )
4 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
The rise of the house of McNally, or, About time too by Philip Ardagh( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 692 libraries worldwide
In their third and final adventure, the McNally children meet Lionel Lyons, who asks their help to fix problems that were created by time travelers
Mouse noses on toast by Daren King( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 654 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
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Alternative Names
Roberts, David
Roberts, David (David I.)
Roberts, David Ian 1970-
ロバーツ, デイヴィッド
English (166)
Chinese (13)
German (8)
Dutch (5)
French (4)
Welsh (3)
Polish (3)
Danish (3)
Czech (3)
Russian (2)
Korean (1)
Slovenian (1)
Japanese (1)
Catalan (1)
Italian (1)
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