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Catran, Ken

Overview
Works: 105 works in 245 publications in 3 languages and 4,389 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  History  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PZ7.C26987, NZ823.2
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Publications about Ken Catran
Publications by Ken Catran
Most widely held works by Ken Catran
Voyage with Jason by Ken Catran( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A re-telling of the story of Jason and the Argonauts
The new adventures of Black Beauty ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Adventures of black beauty and her owner Vickie
Smiling Jack by Ken Catran( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Nina of the dark by Ken Catran( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Nina of the dark was slave-born and fated to seek a terrible truth from lost centuries. Her only allies are a thief and a giant. Nina must battle the darkness in herself and the ungodly creatures of evil who threaten humans with a new dark age. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Earth dragon, fire hare by Ken Catran( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
The conflict in Malaysia during and after World War Two, as seen from the perspectives of a Kiwi soldier (Peter) and a Chinese Malay freedom fighter (Ng). Against a background of culture clash and political and individual conflicts, two young men are drawn inexorably together as victims and products of the Malay conflict. Will events or their deeper selves guide them when their backs are against the wall? An action-packed, compelling, and ultimately moving book about a war that in which New Zealand participated, but which has not been written about
Nina questor by Ken Catran( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Teresa Moran, soldier by Ken Catran( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Teresa Moran is a fourth-generation soldier. She wants to live up to her father and uphold the family name, but must fight to gain acceptance among her male comrades. In Timor and Iraq she is put to the test. Can she break the cycle of wartime and peacetime violence that has always beset her family, and find the courage to change the future? Suggested level: secondary
Robert Moran, Private by Ken Catran( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Robert, the son of war hero Jacko Moran, swore he'd never be like his father. However in the battles of the Second World War he finds himself facing the same demons as Jacko. Suggested level: secondary
Jacko Moran, sniper by Ken Catran( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A gripping novel of a slum kid and street fighter who became a hero in WWI, only to find himself battling the horror of war for the rest of his life
Bloody Liggie by Ken Catran( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Fourteen year-old "Bloody" Liggie was locked away for murdering her dad and step-mother. She died while escaping, or did she? Sixteen year-old, Danny Bourne is almost certain she is in his high school class
Dead Harry by Ken Catran( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Dawn Hawk by Ken Catran( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The first two aircraft the Wright Brothers built in their plant were floatplanes. At least one is known to have ended up in New Zealand. Focus and Bryce may have clues to a long-forgotten mystery - what happened to the priceless plane?
Talking to Blue by Ken Catran( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A mystery-thriller about an elusive and mysterious serial killer named "Blue."
Blue blood by Ken Catran( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Sheril thought Mike Connors was dead and that was the end of the Blue killings. But then there's another murder. Then another ... Suggested level: secondary
Tomorrow the dark by Ken Catran( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
"Things of nightmare have come from the ocean and the sky. The cities have burned. Jon and Bronwyn, survivors, battle the bizarre, mutant horrors, seeking answers as humanity fights its last battle. A losing battle."--back cover
Fries by Ken Catran( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Golden prince by Ken Catran( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Pyrrhus, sixteen years old, son of the great warrior-king Achilles, leads his troops at the fabled siege of Troy. He battles his own doubts, and a ruthless enemy. This is the fight of his life, a fight to the death. Suggested level: secondary
Jimmy Moran, regular by Ken Catran( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Jimmy is a regular soldier like his father, Robert. Unlike his father, he is career-driven and ambitious. He sees his chance in the Vietnam war, to fight clear of his father's shadow. But Vietnam will bring its own demons and split the family. Like father and grandfather, Jimmy will carry the scars of conflict. Suggested level: secondary
Deebwater black by Ken Catran( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Blue murder by Ken Catran( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Der 2. Teil des rasanten Psychothrillers um den Serienkiller Blue und sein anderes Ich. Mike Connors schildert die wahre Geschichte um die Morde und den Hintergrund der Taten. Ab 16
 
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English (70)
German (7)
Slovenian (2)
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