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Greenslade, Francis

Works: 246 works in 526 publications in 1 language and 3,228 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  History  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PR6120.H644, FIC
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Publications about Francis Greenslade
Publications by Francis Greenslade
Most widely held works by Francis Greenslade
The gizmo by Paul Jennings( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Stephen's bra is starting to slip. His pantyhose are sagging. His knickers keep falling down. Oh, the shame of it. He stole a gizmo - and now it's paying him back
Hoi polloi by Craig Sherborne( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
In pubs and on the racetrack, a curious child learns about life. Growing up in his family's hotel in Heritage, New Zealand, he sees brawls, ponders snobbery and racism, and takes his first drink. In 1970s Sydney, his parents begin a love-affair with the horse-racing scene and try to climb the social ladder. Amid the everyday violence of school days, he has his first tastes of sex and religion. This is a book about innocence and experience. See-sawing between low-life and high-life, it depicts a mother and father who are comical, terrifying and unique. It finds fresh and hilarious things to say about growing up. Hoi Polloi is an instant classic about raw youth and the ways of the world
48 shades of brown by Nick Earls( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year old Dan had to make a choice to go to Geneva with his parents for a year, board at school, or move into a house with his 22-year old bass-playing aunt, Jacq, and her friend, Naomi. He picked Jacq's place. Now he's doing his last year at school and trying not to spin out. Trying to master calculus. Trying to pick up a few skills for surviving in the adult world. Problem is, he falls for Naomi and things become much, much, more confusing
A bridge to the stars by Henning Mankell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Joel Gustafsson and his father live in the isolated forests of northern Sweden. Luckily, Joel finds companionship in a mysterious Norwegian elkhound wandering the streets, and together they discover a whole different side of town
Secrets of the dead by Tom Harper( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Secrets of the Dead is a thriller and a a time slip novel. There are two stories running in tandem, sometimes refl ecting each other
Power up your mind by Bill Lucas( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
If you want to understand yourself better as a learner and learn some ways to make working more enjoyable and effective, this book provides information about nearly every step to do so and gives you a basis to build upon when and if you should come across some hands-on mind and memory training
Shadows in the twilight by Henning Mankell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Joel, now nearly twelve and living with his father in a small town in 1957 Sweden, as he is run over by a bus and survives without a scratch, then sets out to do a good deed in gratitude for this miracle
When the snow fell by Henning Mankell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Joel is growing up and becoming interested in girls. His New Year's resolution list looks pretty impossible for a motherless boy in Northern Sweden. Especially as his sailor dad is keen to drown his sadness in drink, and all the local matrons are narrowly watching the pair of them. And then he saves old Simon from a frozen death in the woods, and Joel becomes a local hero
Lost temple by Tom Harper( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
For three thousand years, the world's most dangerous treasure has been lost. Now the code that reveals its hiding place is about to be broken. Sam Grant is a disgraced ex-SOE soldier and an adventurer by trade. But he has a secret: six years ago, a dying archaeologist entrusted him with his life's work, transcripts of mysterious writing found in a hidden cave on Crete. Deciphered, it could lead to one of the greatest prizes in history.But the treasure is as dangerous as it is valuable. The CIA wants it; so does the KGB.Helped by a brilliant Oxford professor, and a beautiful Greek archaeologist with her own secrets to hide, Grant is plunged into a labyrinth of ancient cults, forgotten mysteries and lost civilizations.But time is running out. The secrets of the distant past may hold the key to the newest threats of the modern world
Lethal factor by Gabrielle Lord( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Life is suddenly very busy for forensic examiner, Jack McCain. He's just left the crime scene of a murdered scientist-suspected lethal factor: anthrax, when his boss calls, asking Jack to head up the department for a while. And there's also the matter of a dead nun which Jack needs to look into; Sister Gertrude has lived quietly in a secluded convent since early adulthood, so she can't have had much chance to offend anyone. Could her murder relate to her Croatian background? And what is the meaning of the carved symbol on the slain nun's leg? Before Jack has much time to ponder the answers to these questions, the scientific community is rocked by another anthrax murder. Who but another scientist could procure or manufacture anthrax? Why are scientists being targeted? Who will be next?
The book of secrets by Tom Harper( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
In a snowbound village in the German mountains, a young woman discovers an extraordinary secret. Before she can reveal it, she disappears. All that survives is a picture of a mysterious medieval playing card that has perplexed scholars for centuries. Nick Ash does research for the FBI in New York. Six months ago his girlfriend Gillian walked out and broke his heart. Now he's the only person who can save her - if it's not too late. Within hours of getting her message, Nick finds himself on the run, delving deep into the past before it catches up with him. Hunted across Europe, Nick follows Gillian's trail into the heart of a five-hundred-year-old mystery. But across the centuries, powerful forces are closing around him. There are men who have devoted their lives to keeping the secret, and they will stop at nothing to protect it
The gizmo again by Paul Jennings( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The girl sucks Jack's eye. Her tongue is huge and spongy and dribbly. The tip of it goes up one nostril. Jack did something awful with an ice-cream-now it's his turn to get licked. A second gizmo tale from Australia'a multi award-winning master of madness
The Lazarus vault by Tom Harper( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Deep in the heart of London, the Monsalvat Bank is small, secretive and fabulously wealthy. When Ellie Stanton, an impoverished graduate student, is unexpectedly invited to join the firm, the privileged world they offer looks too good to turn down. But the bank is more than it seems. Soon Ellie realises that her life belongs to her employers, and they're watching her every move. For buried in their medieval vaults lies a closely-guarded treasure of immeasurable power, one inextricably bound up with Ellie's own history. Now Ellie is in a race against time, hunted by the bank and pursued by her past. Her only hope of escape is to unearth the secret hidden in the vault. But getting in is only the beginning
The game of the goose by Ursula Dubosarsky( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In her hand was a hinged wooden box with a black clasp. On the lid was a painting of a white bird with a long neck, its wings stretched out in flight. Fred rubbed in with her fingers, wiping away the dust. There were some words, written in gold. 'The Game of the Goose,' she read slowly. Fred felt strange. She shivered. 'Open it,' said Rowley.... So begins the Game of the Goose. Fred, Rowley and Rabbit hardly knew each other before the game. But the game changed everything. It took each of them on an adventure - a terrifying, wonderful adventure of hoping and saving and living and dying. It was a journey that they would remember for ever
Opening the door of your heart and other Buddhist tales of happiness by Ajahn Brahm( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
During his wanderings and work over the last 30 years as a Buddhist monk, Ajahn Brahm has gathered many poignant, funny and profound stories. While traditional Buddhist philosophy is at the heart of this collection, these thoughtful stories are written like playful parables, which are used to launch into a deeper exploration of subjects such as mindfulness, suffering, forgiveness, hope, wisdom and unconditional love. Told with wit and good humour, they reveal moments of compassion in the lives of ordinary people and the timeless wisdom of the Buddha's teachings
Flashback the amazing adventures of a film horse by Gillian Rubinstein( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"When Antony and his pony Flash run into the famous film-star Tasman True, amazing adventures begin for them both as they are drawn into the glamorous, colourful and dangerous world of the movies -- a world where appearances are deceptive and nothing is what it seems"--Back of container
Death delights by Gabrielle Lord( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
When Jack left the police force to join the Forensic Science Unit in Canberra, he thought his days of visiting crime scenes were over. But while he's on leave in Sydney, his old friend Bob asks him to help out with a series of grisly murders. Someone is horribly mutilating and murdering convicted pedophiles the moment they are released from jail. Still grieving from the collapse of his marriage and the disappearance of Jacinta, his teenage daughter, four years earlier, Jack tries to make sense of what is happening. An anonymous caller seems to link his daughter with the murders, though pursuit of that line of questioning leads nowhere fast. Against his instincts and professional judgment, Jack allows himself to become enmeshed in an affair that threatens to jeopardise the entire investigation. And then suddenly, Jacinta rings Jack, a desperate voice on the line saying, 'Dad, I've just done something really stupid."
To the dark tower by Victor Kelleher( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Awake and asleep, Tom has increasingly different lives. Awake he is a climber, scaling the cliffs by Tower Rock, and asleep, he finds himself in a vivid dream-world where he is the carrier, responsible for a strange and beautiful child, and forever in search of the elusive Sleeper. Tom can no longer dismiss his night journeys as just dreams once his sleeping and waking lives start to merge. The real-life versions of characters in Tom's dream-world start to fall into inexplicable, deathlike comas, and Tom realises that his two lives are heading towards an inevitable collision. Tom doesn't know what will happen next, but he is certain of one thing: it's all terrifyingly out of his control
Princes by Sonya Hartnett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Ravel felt a shifty stab of panic. Indigo had an inquisitive new hobby. He'd taken to chopping things into pieces and this was not, Ravel felt, quite sane. More than that, it was rank with menace. Ravel wavered: 'Indigo,' he whispered, 'what are you doing?' In a dilapidated mansion overrun by rats, Ravel and Indigo Kesby have gone to war. In this house, there's no such thing as brotherly love
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