WorldCat Identities

Westall, Robert

Overview
Works: 247 works in 1,030 publications in 12 languages and 26,279 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Young adult works  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Christmas stories  Science fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Editor
Classifications: D810.C4, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Westall
The machine gunners by Robert Westall( Book )

78 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an air raid, a group of English children find a German machine gun and hide it from adults who are looking for it
Blitzcat by Robert Westall( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II a black cat journeys all across war-ravaged England in an effort to track down her beloved master
The kingdom by the sea by Robert Westall( Book )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II twelve-year-old Harry and a stray dog travel through war-torn England in search of safety
Ghost abbey by Robert Westall( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie is delighted when her father takes on a new job renovating a crumbly home in Cheshire as her life in the north-east is far from happy - She soon finds however, that their new home holds secrets far worse than the life they left behind
The scarecrows by Robert Westall( Book )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his mother and new stepfather whom he hates, an English teenager is terrorized by three scarecrows embodying people who met violent death and who silently threaten the entire family
Children of the Blitz : memories of wartime childhood by Robert Westall( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating, poignant, sometimes hilarious, account of the lives of children in Briatin during the second World War
Yaxley's cat by Robert Westall( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Yaxley disappears, the inhabitants of an English village fear that his ugly old cat will uncover the truth about the secret they are hiding
The watch house by Robert Westall( Book )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and German and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer with her old nurse on the north English coast, a teen-age girl discovers that her presence in the nearby Watch House, a museum containing relics of shipwrecks and rescues, releases a powerful and evil ghost
Gulf by Robert Westall( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Higgins, a British schoolboy during the Persian Gulf War, narrates his younger brother's struggle with an apparent mental illness or "mystery of nature" which drives the child to assume the role of an Iraqi
Fathom five by Robert Westall( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy and his friends spend the spring of 1943 trying to discover who in Garmouth, a sleepy English seaport, is passing information to the Germans
The wind eye by Robert Westall( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and German and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing on a remote part of the Northumberland coast, a troubled English family has a series of unsettling experiences traveling back in time and confronting the legendary power of St. Cuthbert
The stones of Muncaster Cathedral by Robert Westall( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after steeplejack Joe Clarke begins work on one of the spires of Muncaster's medieval cathedral, terrible things start to happen and Joe realizes that there is a malevolent force connected to the spire's gargoyle
The Devil on the road by Robert Westall( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While seeking shelter from a sudden rainstorm in an old barn, a young motorcyclist finds himself catapulted into a mid-17th century England troubled by witch hunts
Ghost stories by Robert Westall( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection ranges from the gentle beauty of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn to the chilling horror of Thurnley Abbey. It contains stories by authors such as Charles Dickens, John Gordon and Ray Bradbury
The witness by Robert Westall( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stolen from a temple in Egypt, a mother cat finds her life changed forever when she shares the humble stable where the Christ Child is born
Urn burial by Robert Westall( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Welsh and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph's discovery of the burial site of a creature from another world leads him into a chilling supernatural adventure
Time of fire by Robert Westall( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England during World War II, with his mother dead from a German bomb and his father off in training and action but keeping him informed by letter, Sonny tries to understand the darkest truths of war and retribution
Stormsearch by Robert Westall( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Vaux's discovery of an antique model ship on an English beach leads him to an unsolved family mystery involving a London heiress, a heartbroken drunkard, and the fanatic miser Black Idris
The promise by Robert Westall( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his sort-of-girlfriend dies, teen-aged Bob is shocked to discover that their love was stronger than he thought, even strong enough to transcend death
Futuretrack 5 by Robert Westall( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the highly organized society of twenty-first-century Britain the system is not to be questioned, but Kitson, a young computer wizard, and his partner Keri are determined to find answers to some important questions
 
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Ghost abbey
Alternative Names
Robert Westall britischer Schriftsteller

Robert Westall britisk skribent

Robert Westall Brits schrijver (1929-1993)

Robert Westall brittisk författare

Robert Westall écrivain britannique

Robert Westall scrittore inglese

Wesutōru, Robāto 1929-1993

웨스톨, 로버트 1929-1993

ウェストール, ロバート

ウェストール, ロバート アトキンソン

ロバート・ウェストール イギリスの作家・教師・ジャーナリスト(1929年-1993年)

Languages
English (396)

German (26)

Italian (25)

Japanese (18)

French (13)

Spanish (10)

Turkish (4)

Dutch (2)

Welsh (2)

Danish (2)

Korean (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
BlitzcatThe kingdom by the seaGhost abbeyThe scarecrowsChildren of the Blitz : memories of wartime childhoodYaxley's catThe watch houseGulf