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Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 310 works in 682 publications in 2 languages and 41,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Humorous stories  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Horror tales  Fairy tales  Adventure stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Cartographer, 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 3,452 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 2,171 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
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,760 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
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,715 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,583 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 )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,461 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
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
A duckbilled dinosaur, accidentally raised by fierce tyrannosauruses who would eat duckbills if only they could reach them, tries to be like his "family" but finally gives up, runs away, and finds a real home with others of his kind
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 1,149 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 )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 952 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
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 934 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
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 909 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 )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 886 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
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 822 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
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 809 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
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 768 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 692 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 )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 684 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 )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 649 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
Tales of terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 645 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
Roberts, David
Roberts, David (David I.)
Roberts, David Ian 1970-
ロバーツ, デイヴィッド
English (132)
Dutch (2)
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