WorldCat Identities

Sefton, Catherine

Overview
Works: 80 works in 342 publications in 2 languages and 5,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Horror fiction  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W1137, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine Sefton
Who do you love? by Catherine Sefton( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At bedtime a mother cat and her kitten Holly play the game "Who Do You Love?" and Holly describes everyone she loves and her reasons for doing so
In a blue velvet dress by Catherine Sefton( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a ghost in a blue velvet dress, bookworm Jane survives the disaster of finding herself on vacation without a single book at her disposal
Mimi and the dream house by Catherine Sefton( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mimi's mouse brothers and sisters pitch in to help build her dream house, the results are spectacular - but not quite what she had in mind!
Island of the strangers by Catherine Sefton( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora has the courage not to take sides with the rival gangs in her village in Northern Ireland
Little Obie and the flood by Catherine Sefton( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through hardships and good times, Little Obie, Grandad, Effie, and newly adopted Marty grow to become a real family
The haunting of Ellen : a story of suspense by Catherine Sefton( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl living on the coast of Northern Ireland begins to be haunted by a ghost who seems to be asking for her help
Frankie's story by Catherine Sefton( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The day the smells went wrong by Catherine Sefton( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie and Phil can't understand why nothing smells right. Chocolate smells like carrots, fruit like fish and their school dinners like Miss Boot's perfume. Somehow they have all become muddled and it's up to Jackie and Phil to sort it out
The beat of the drum by Catherine Sefton( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drum beats in the small streets of an Ulter town, and Brian Hanna is one of its victims. Physically and mentally scarred by what has already happened to him, Brian is trapped on the 'British' side of the Northern Ireland conflict, the Protestant side. His friends Val and Duggy and Hicky and his uncleBilly follow the beat of the drum, all in their own ways; and Brian has to come to terms with his world as the flags flutter and the loyalist bands march and tension grows in the sticky summer streets. There is bitterness and pride and fear and defiance in the beat of the drum ... but what do you do about it if the drum beats in your streets?
The Emma dilemma by Catherine Sefton( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emma falls downstairs and bumps her head, the accident produces a second Emma who is transparent and flickery around the edges
Starry nights : a novel by Catherine Sefton( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published, 1986. This is the first of three novels concerning the effects of living in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Kathleen discovers that she is not her mother's child, but her sister Rose's and that Rose is pregnant again
Along a lonely road by Catherine Sefton( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Ruth Maguire encounters the wet man on the lonely Wrack Road seems no different to any other, but their meeting on the bleak Dooney Headland, where Ruth lives with her mother and brother and little sister, has terrifying consequences
The Orchard book of goblins, ghouls & ghosts & other magical stories by Catherine Sefton( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fjorten historier om spøgelser, uhyrer, onde ånder og andre mystiske væsner, men også om kærlighed, tillid og hjælpsomhed. Fortællingerne er baseret på en folkelig fortælletradition
The ghost and Bertie Boggin by Catherine Sefton( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertie, too small to play with his brother and sister, finds that a ghost can be a very pleasant best friend
Emer's ghost by Catherine Sefton( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows on the lake by Catherine Sefton( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pocket elephant by Catherine Sefton( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a special pocket lined with lettuce leaves or sometimes with bread and jam, happily lives Mary's little elephant. Until one day her little elephant discovers a world outside the pocket, but has trouble finding it's way back home. Suggested level: junior, primary
The skeleton Club by Catherine Sefton( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bullies who make up the Skeleton Club are sure they will beat Walter, the new boy at school, into submission. But they and their leader Jerome have more of a contest on their hands than they expected. Suggested level: primary
The ghost girl by Catherine Sefton( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepers on the hill by Catherine Sefton( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Who do you love?
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In a blue velvet dressMimi and the dream houseIsland of the strangersLittle Obie and the floodThe haunting of Ellen : a story of suspenseFrankie's storyThe day the smells went wrongThe beat of the drum
Alternative Names

controlled identityWaddell, Martin

Sefton Catherine 1941-....

セフトン, キャサリン

Languages
English (176)

Japanese (1)