WorldCat Identities

Pearce, Philippa

Overview
Works: 131 works in 813 publications in 7 languages and 20,356 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories  Picture books  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Author of introduction, Dedicator
Classifications: PZ7.P3145, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philippa Pearce
Tom's midnight garden by Philippa Pearce( Book )

99 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom prowls through his relative's home at night, discovers a Victorian garden where none exists in the day and there he meets Hatty
The way to Sattin Shore by Philippa Pearce( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tombstone with her father's name suddenly disappears from the graveyard, Kate, and English school girl, witnesses the unraveling of a mystery surrounding the death of her father
The little gentleman by Philippa Pearce( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's dull life is transformed when she meets and befriends an extraordinary talking mole that likes to be read to and tell of his own past exploits throughout the centuries
The squirrel wife by Philippa Pearce( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For saving the life of one of the green people, Jack is blessed with the love and knowledge of a squirrel-wife
The battle of Bubble and Squeak by Philippa Pearce( Book )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid Parker's mother hates pets. So when she finds out Sid brought two gerbils home from school, the battle for Bubble and Squeak begins
A dog so small by Philippa Pearce( Book )

66 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Blewitt is desperate for a dog. He's picked out the biggest and best dogs from the books in the library - and he just knows he's going to get one for his birthday. Ben is excited when the big day arrives, but he receives a picture of a dog instead of a real one! But the imagination can be a powerful thing, and when Ben puts his to work, his adventures really begin!
Amy's three best things by Philippa Pearce( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amy, who has never spent a night away from home, declares that she wants to spend not one night but three nights at her grandma's house. So she packs a bag, and off she goes. She and Grandma have a lovely time until Amy is alone in her bed and starts to worry. Luckily she has brought three things from home to help her get through the night in remarkable ways. The talented storytelling pair of Philippa Pearce and Helen Craig have created a wonderfully reassuring bedtime tale."--Jacket flap
Beauty and the Beast by Philippa Pearce( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast
What the neighbors did, and other stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight humorous short stories involving secret midnight snacks, peculiar neighbours, thefts, and an old man who claims to have had a grandfather who was seven feet tall
Familiar and haunting : collected stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books, including tales of animals, ghosts, and everyday life
A finder's magic by Philippa Pearce( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mysterious stranger offers to help Till find his dog, they embark on a magical quest, interviewing various witnesses including a heron, a mole, a riddling cat, and Miss Mousey, whose sketch of a peaceful riverbank offers a vital clue
Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce( Book )

34 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English boys, David and Adam, spend the summer canoeing on the River Say and, with just an old riddle for a clue, try to find a treasure hidden along its banks by one of Adam's ancestors
The shadow-cage, and other tales of the supernatural by Philippa Pearce( Book )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these ten tales of the supernatural, Phiolippa Pearce gives ordinary incidents and objects of everyday life a threatening, frightening power. A green bottle, a stripey dressing gown, an old cupboard - each tale twists uneexpectedly towards a chilling suprise
Who's afraid? : and other strange stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven stories about ghosts and the supernatural
Lion at school and other stories by Philippa Pearce( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine stories about animals, including a lion who goes to school, a lonely horse in search of adventure, and a mouse trying to avoid a mousetrap
Mrs. Cockle's cat by Philippa Pearce( Book )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter, the cat, goes looking for fresh fish, and Mrs. Cockle follows him
Emily's own elephant by Philippa Pearce( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the zoo is unable to keep a miniature elephant, Emily and her parents make a home for it and its monkey friend in their lovely meadow with a river running by
Here comes Tod! by Philippa Pearce( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes feature a lively boy named Tod and his adventures within his affectionate family circle
The Minnow leads to treasure by Philippa Pearce( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1980 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English boys, with just an old riddle for a clue, spend a summer searching the banks of the river for a treasure hidden by the ancestors of one of the boys
The children of the house by Brian Fairfax-Lucy( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though their parents are landed gentry in early twentieth-century England, four children grow up lonely and impoverished on the family estate
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Christie, Ann Philippa, 1920-2006

Pearce, A. Philippa

Pearce, A. Philippa 1920-

Pearce, A. Philippa 1920-2006

Pearce, A. Philippa (Ann Philippa)

Pearce, Ann P. 1920-

Pearce, Ann P. 1920-2006

Pearce, Ann Philippa

Pearce, Ann Philippa 1920-

Pearce Ann Philippa 1920-2006

Pearce, Philipa 1920-

Pearce, Philipa 1920-2006

Pearce, Philippa

Pearce, Philippa A. 1920-2006

Pearce, Philippa Ann 1920-2006

Piasu, Firippa 1920-

Piasu, Firippa 1920-2006

Warrener

Warrener 1920-2006

פירס, פיליפה

ピアス, フィリッパ

ピアス, フィリパ

Languages
English (431)

Japanese (19)

French (7)

Italian (3)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The way to Sattin ShoreThe little gentlemanThe squirrel wifeThe battle of Bubble and SqueakA dog so smallAmy's three best thingsWhat the neighbors did, and other storiesFamiliar and haunting : collected stories