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Else, Barbara

Overview
Works: 29 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 2,303 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  History  Steampunk fiction  Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Young adult works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.E4876, 823.2
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Barbara Else
Publications by Barbara Else
Most widely held works about Barbara Else
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Else
The travelling restaurant : Jasper's voyage in three parts by Barbara Else( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old Jasper Ludlow's parents flee the city, he gets left behind and finds refuge on The Travelling Restaurant, a sailing ship captained by old Dr Rocket and crewed by feisty Polly. Jasper faces challenges, adventures, storms and hungry pirates. Should he go in search of his parents, or his lost baby sister? Who should he trust? And why is Lady Gall, Provisional Monarch of Fontania, hunting him?
The queen and the nobody boy : a tale of Fontania : Hodie's journey (in five parts all about bad choices) by Barbara Else( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Hodie is an unpaid odd-job boy at the Grand Palace in the Kingdom of Fontania. Fed-up he decides to leave and better himself in the South. The young Queen, Sibilla is fed-up too due to the gossip about her lack of magical ability. She decides to go with Hodie, insisting he go north
The volume of possible endings : Dorrity's tale in five parts by Barbara Else( Book )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Dorrity, the only child in Owl Town, finds an enchanted book that makes strange predictions. The she meets the strange Metalboy, and embarks on an adventure to uncover her past
The Knot Impossible : Rufkin's travels in four acts by Barbara Else( Book )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
"Rufkin must learn to try harder. He is sent to work in a salvage yard, where vicious cave lizards lurk in the mud, among rusting ship hulks saved for scrap. When he hears a small voice cry "Help!" from the riverbank mangroves, Rufkin and his reluctant new neighbour, Nissy, are caught up in a perilous sea adventure that threatens to bring the end-of-days. Rufkin, the boy who suffers stage-fright, is suddenly centre stage: the only one who can right an ancient wrong and save the kingdom"--Back cover
The warrior queen by Barbara Else( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Novel
Wild latitudes by Barbara Else( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The case of the missing kitchen by Barbara Else( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Hideous & hilarious : 30 New Zealand historical stories by Various( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Collection of stories for children. Suggested level: Junior, primary, intermediate
Eating peacocks by Barbara Else( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Delia Whittborne finds herself in hospital but cannot remember how she got there. As her memory returns, it is not just her recent past but her childhood which she must make sense of
Showtime! : 30 New Zealand stories for children ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Collection of short stories for children. Suggested level: junior, primary, intermediate
Mischief & mayhem : 30 New Zealand stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories for children by New Zealand authors. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Great Mates : 30 New Zealand Stories for Children by Barbara Else( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Stories for New Zealand children about making friends at school, in the neighbourhood, in camp grounds, overseas, and even at the far ends of the galaxy"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Claws & jaws : 30 New Zealand animal stories by Barbara Else( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A collection of animal stories for children by New Zealand authors. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Another 30 New Zealand stories for children ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories for children by New Zealand authors. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Three pretty widows by Barbara Else( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Jocasta lost her son through her husband's actions, as did her classical namesake. This modern Jocasta travels back to New Zealand as a widow to look for her lost son
Dare & double dare : 30 New Zealand sporty stories ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Collection of stories for children, focusing on all kinds of sports. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Grand stands : New Zealand writers on being grandparents ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Chapters by Barbara Else, Elizabeth Smither, Margaret Mahy, Albert Wendt, Fiona Kidman, Patricia Grace, Kevin Ireland, Lauris Edmond, Marilyn Duckworth, Chris Else and Hone Tuwhare
Like wallpaper : New Zealand short stories for teenagers ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A collection 20 short stories written for teenagers. Looks at New Zealand teenagers from different backgrounds dealing with a range of emotions, difficulties, relationships, deaths and sometimes, love, with a humorous and care free attitude. Suggested level: secondary
Skitterfoot Leaper by Barbara Else( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Lindsey hates staying with her Aunty Jen and dislikes Martin, who wants to be her friend. She encounters Skitterfoot Leaper, a creature from another world, and she and Martin go with it to its winter world through the waterfall. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Tricky situations by Barbara Else( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
No problem was too large, too small or too difficult for Ms. Winsley. She was called upon to save a castaway elephant, to help a snake charmer without a snake, to cheer up a broken-hearted pirate, and to befriend an incognito TV star and her pet spider. Suggested level: primary
 
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