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Caveney, Philip

Overview
Works: 103 works in 293 publications in 7 languages and 4,618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories  History  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PR6053.A87, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Caveney
Sebastian Darke : Prince of Fools by Philip Caveney( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanied by his sardonic buffalope Max, seventeen-year-old Sebastian Darke meets a spoiled princess and a diminutive soldier who aid in his quest to become court jester to the evil King Septimus
Sebastian Darke : Prince of Pirates by Philip Caveney( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Catalan and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having concluded that he will never be a jester, half-elvish seventeen-year-old Sebastian sets out with his friends to seek buried pirate treasure but someone--or something--is following them
The sins of Rachel Ellis by Philip Caveney( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora is a sweet, bright, sixteen-year-old girl when she leaves her parents in London to spend the summer in Wales with her great-great aunt Rachel. Since she knows Rachel Ellis is very old, Pandora is surprised when she meets a youthful woman who doesn't look more than forty years old. Naturally inquisitive, Pandora sets out to explore the surrounding countryside, only to discover that her aunt is feared by the local townspeople because of her inexplicable youth and because her strange gardener, Ewen, has an eerie, seductive power over the village women. Protected only with her innocence, Pandora searches for her aunt's dark secret in an atmosphere of fear, suspicion, and ageless evil
Sebastian Darke : prince of explorers by Philip Caveney( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sebastian and his companions are hired by a rich merchant to seek out the legendary lost city of Mendip, a quest that is challenged by fierce jungle tribes, warrior beasts, and the pleas of a beautiful girl
Prince of pirates by Philip Caveney( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sebastian, Max and Cornelius are ready for another adventure and heading to the bustling port of Ramalat. Once there they intend to embark on a perilous sea journey in search of the fabled lost treasure of the pirate King, Captain Calinestra. But first, they must make it through the dark and mysterious forest of Geltane and survive an encounter with Leonora; a powerful enchantress, with a terrifying secret and a magical hold over Sebastian's senses. And as if that wasn't bad enough, when they finally reach Ramalat, a feisty female sea captain; an infamous young pirate; ravenous sea creatures, giant lizards; furious sea battles and breathtaking action await them. Will they discover the lost treasure? Will Sebastian live to tell the tale? Will Cornelius be beaten in armed combat? And will Max EVER stop moaning?
Prince of explorers by Philip Caveney( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sebastian, Max and Cornelius are off on their most hazardous adventure yet. Deep in the dense jungles of the south they are searching for the legendary lost city of Mendip when their quest is rudely interrupted by a savage attack by a band of Gograth armoured apelike beasts
Tiger, tiger by Philip Caveney( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry 'Tiger' Sullivan, a retired military officer, had made his career in Malaya for almost two decades had nowhere else to go. Well respected for his distinguished military service, and even more so for his legendary skill in tracking and killing man-eating tigers, Harry Sullivan's life was a comfortable and well-ordered one, until the arrival of Bob Beresford, a brash and handsome Australian. Melissa Tremayne, an eighteen-year-old British expatriate bored with the slow pace of life in Malaya, had always been like the daughter Sullivan never had, but one look at Bob Beresford makes Melissa determined to win his not-so-fatherly affection. The rivalry between the two men intensifies with the sudden appearance of a man-eating tiger, emerging from the jungle at unpredictable intervals to attach and terrorise Malayan villagers. Bob wants the glory of killing the beast, while Melissa is pursuing a different kind of trophy -- Bob himself. Sullivan finds himself drawn into a trial of manhood that he is unwilling to undertake. The tension builds steadily towards a thrilling climax in the Malayan jungle
Spy another day by Philip Caveney( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being projected into a film set in the distant past, Kip is reluctant to enter the world of film again, but agrees to accompany his friend Beth into the world of 'Spy another day.' However, Kip and Beth are separated in different parts of the same film. They must navigate the dangers of a spy film, and defeat the evil Doctor Kasabian, or be trapped in the world of the film forever. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Space blasters by Philip Caveney( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious Mr. Lazarus has helped Kip and his father completely change the fortunes of the small local cinema they own and run - but now Stephanie, a local journalist, is sniffing around, wanting to know how he's done it. With the launch party for the huge space adventure movie, Space Blasters, approaching, Kip is desperate to keep Stephanie away. But when Mr. Lazarus himself ends up stuck inside the film at the mercy of the evil Emperor Zarkan, Kip has no choice. He has to go in after him- to a galaxy far, far away
Empire of the skull by Philip Caveney( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico, 1924. At his father's hacienda, restlessly waiting for adventurer Ethan to arrive, sixteen-year-old Alec and his faithful valet Coates head out into the wilderness in search of an ancient archaeological site ... only to discover that Mexico is every bit as perilous as The Valley of the Kings. Pursued by ruthless bandits, involved in a plane crash in the middle of remote rain-forest and finally an unwelcome guest in a lost Aztec city where the inhabitants still practice rituals of human sacrifice, once again Alec must use all of his skills and stamina to survive
Maze of death by Philip Caveney( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his adventures in Egypt and Mexico, Alec decides that a summer spent on the island of Crete will be a far safer option, however unbeknownst to him several young travellers have recently disappeared from the island
Night on Terror Island by Philip Caveney( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the scariest movie ever -- and they're stuck in it. Mr Lazarus can project people into movies, but if you don't get out by the time the closing credits roll, you'll be trapped in the film forever!-- Cover
The tarantula stone by Philip Caveney( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eye of the serpent by Philip Caveney( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt 1923. Fifteen-year-old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings. Accompanied by his faithful valet, Coates, Alec is to spend his summer holidays working on his Uncle Will's archaeological dig. It's not the first time he's spent his summer this way . . . but this year things are different
Sebastian Darke : [prince of fools] by Philip Caveney( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanied by his sardonic buffalope Max, seventeen-year-old Sebastian Darke meets a spoiled princess and a diminutive soldier who aid in his quest to become court jester to the evil King Septimus
Prince of Fools by Philip Caveney( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanied by his sardonic buffalope Max, seventeen-year-old Sebastian Darke meets a spoiled princess and a diminutive soldier who aid in his quest to become court jester to the evil King Septimus
Seventeen coffins by Philip Caveney( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his nightmarish adventures in Mary King's Close in Crow Boy, Tom Afflick is drawn back to Edinburgh. At the National Museum of Scotland, he sees the eight tiny coffins that were discovered on Arthur's Seat in 1836 - one of the city's most intriguing mysteries. After a violent confrontation with his stepfather, Tom finds himself spinning back in time again, to the year 1828, where the peril comes not from bubonic plague but from a series of unexplained disappearances. Lost and confused, Tom seeks refuge in Tanner's Close as the guest of two of the city's most infamous inhabitants - B
Prince of fools by Philip Caveney( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending the charm of Shrek and the adventure of the Princess bride with the daring swordplay of Zorro. The Lord of Laughter, the Monarch of Mirth--if only the bumbling 17-year-old Sebastian Darke could be a successful jester like his father. The problem is Sebastian's not funny. But after his father's death, with no choice but to beg in the streets, the half-human, half-elf teen sets off with Max, his father's slightly cynical Buffalope, to offer his services as a jester to King Septimus of Keladon. On the way they meet Captain Cornelius Drummel, small in stature, but the fiercest of fighters. The three rescue the fair princess Kerin, who's being held captive by brigands, and happily escort her home. If only Sebastian knew the kidnapping was engineered by the evil King Septimus!
Prince of fools by Philip Caveney( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Sebastian Darke' features the eponymous hero (a would-be jester desperate to make money, let alone people laugh), a shaggy, sarcastic 'buffalope' called Max who can talk, and Cornelius, an unlikely pint-size warrior who could give Zorro a run for his money
One for sorrow by Philip Caveney( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tom Afflick heads back to Edinburgh to stay with his mother and her partner, Hamish, he begins to think that he has finally come to terms with the breakup of his parent's marriage - but a sudden accident on a country road sends him tumbling once more, headlong into the past. This time, the book he is reading serves as the catalyst for his adventure. The book is Treasure Island. In 1881, Tom meets Robert Louis Stevenson, a sickly young author who has just published the story as a weekly serial in a children's magazine. Can Tom persuade him to try and publish the book as a novel or will o
 
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Alternative Names
Caveney, Philip Richard 1951-

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Κάβενεϊ Φίλιπ (1951-)

فيليپ كاڤينى

Languages
English (132)

Catalan (5)

Spanish (5)

Dutch (5)

Swedish (3)

Danish (2)

German (1)