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Roberts, David 1970-

Overview
Works: 383 works in 1,630 publications in 19 languages and 60,685 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Fairy tales  Humor 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Actor, Artist, Performer, Editor, Creator, Other, Narrator, Contributor
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 3,417 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
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )
26 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,631 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
Ada Twist, scientist by Andrea Beaty( Book )
19 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,283 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
Mrs. Crump's cat by Linda Smith( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,116 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
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,940 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
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Book )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,825 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
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )
32 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,467 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
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 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 )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,367 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,333 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?
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
Emily Vole makes headline news in the first weeks of her life, when she is found in an abandoned hatbox in Stansted Airport. Then, only a few years later, her neighbour Mrs String dies leaving Emily a mysterious inheritance: an old shop, a small bunch of golden keys and a cat called Fidget. It's the beginning of an adventure of a lifetime as the old Fairy Detective Agency comes back to life. It is up to Emily to reopen the shop, and recall the fairies to duty. Together they must embark on their first mystery and do battle with their great fairy-snatching enemy, Harpella
The Bolds by Julian Clary( Book )
14 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 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
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 962 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The Dunderheads behind bars by Paul Fleischman( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 945 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
A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Michelle Robinson( Book )
14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 932 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"--
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley( Book )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 898 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
Don't blink! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal( Book )
2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
"A page turns every time you blink, bringing you closer to the end of the book--and bedtime"--
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 843 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
The Bolds to the rescue by Julian Clary( Book )
11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 801 libraries worldwide
"The Bolds are a family of hyenas living as humans in a suburban house. But now their kindness to animal waifs and strays has become legendary, and more and more animals keep turning up to stay!"--
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 719 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
 
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Alternative Names
David Roberts auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants, né en 1970
David Roberts Britischer Illustrator, Jahrgang 1970
David Roberts Brits illustrator
Roberts, David
Roberts, David‏ 1970-
Roberts, David 1970- (David I.)
Roberts, David D.
Roberts, David (David I.)
Roberts, David‏ (David I.)‏, 1970-
Roberts, David Ian 1970-
Roberts, David, povjesničar
Robertss, Deivids 1970-
Давид Робертс
ראבערטס, דוד, 1970-
רוברטס, דיויד, 1970-
دايفيد روبرتس
로버츠, 데이비드 1970-
로버트, 데이비드 1970-
ロバーツ, デイヴィッド
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