WorldCat Identities

Westall, Robert

Overview
Works: 341 works in 1,291 publications in 7 languages and 24,338 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  War fiction  Young adult works  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Historical fiction  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Creator, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Robert Westall
The machine gunners by Robert Westall( Book )

73 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,660 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 )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 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 )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 1,055 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 )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father's new job takes the entire family to a dilapidated old abbey in England, twelve-year-old Maggie discovers that both she and the building are haunted by ghosts from their pasts
The scarecrows by Robert Westall( Book )

40 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating, poignant, sometimes hilarious, account of the lives of children in Briatin during the second World War
The watch house by Robert Westall( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 730 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
Fathom five by Robert Westall( Book )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 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 )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 694 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
Gulf by Robert Westall( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figgis becomes so involved in what he hears of the Gulf War that he cannot distinguish fact from imagination. Suggested level: intermediate
Yaxley's cat by Robert Westall( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 672 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 Devil on the road by Robert Westall( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 629 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
The stones of Muncaster Cathedral by Robert Westall( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 610 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
Ghost stories by Robert Westall( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of scary stories
Urn burial by Robert Westall( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Welsh and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 556 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. Suggested level: junior, primary
Time of fire by Robert Westall( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 539 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
The promise by Robert Westall( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 529 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
Stormsearch by Robert Westall( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 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
Break of dark by Robert Westall( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of adventure for young people
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Westall

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

رابرت وستال نویسنده بریتانیایی

روبيرت ويستال

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 (510)

Spanish (10)

Japanese (3)

German (2)

French (2)

Welsh (2)

Korean (2)