WorldCat Identities

Prince, Alison

Overview
Works: 121 works in 287 publications in 4 languages and 7,097 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Diary fiction  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.P9358, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alison Prince
How's business by Alison Prince( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, sent to the country from London during World War II, comes into conflict with some local boys who find ways to test his courage
The turkey's nest by Alison Prince( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Dutch and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pregnant and unmarried, 17-year-old Kate leaves London to live with a distant relative on her farm in Suffolk while she decides about her future
The Type One Super Robot by Alison Prince( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer together, a boy and his uncle acquire a household robot with a mind of its own
Night landings by Alison Prince( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrie and her brother Ian, after being awakened by the unaccustomed sound of an airplane flying at night, become convinced that smugglers are operating from the airfield near their English farm home
The doubting kind by Alison Prince( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events during a week in the lives of two English schoolgirls reach crisis proportions
Kenneth Grahame : an innocent in the Wild Wood by Alison Prince( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sinister airfield by Alison Prince( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering a body in the woods adjacent to an unused airfield, three children become suspicious that rustlers working in the area may be local people
Screw loose by Alison Prince( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You know how useful a screwdriver can be for taking things apart? In Roddy's hands it becomes a tool for taking the whole school apart. This is great fun for him, but putting everything together again proves even more interesting. Suggested level: primary
Anne Boleyn and Me : the Diary of Elinor Valjean, London 1525-1536 by Alison Prince( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the King came riding in on his big, black horse, a murmur went up, because his tunic was stitched with the words, Declare I Dare Not. All the ladies were giggling behind their hands, and I asked Mama what it meant. Her face had turned quite pink and she said, 'Never mind', so I asked Rosanna later. She told me the words meant the King has a new love, but he dares not say her name. But everyone knows her name, of course. It is Anne Boleyn
Hans Christian Andersen : the fan dancer by Alison Prince( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using diaries and letters, the author of this study claims that Anderson was a suppressed homosexual whose highly publicised affairs with prominent women were used to build his public persona and to protect his private self. An interview with a member of the Danish nobility also reveals that he was possibly the illegitimate son of Crown Prince Christian Frederick, later King Christian VIII of Denmark
My Tudor queen by Alison Prince( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII's Wives by Alison Prince( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The court of King Henry VIII is brought brilliantly to life in this My Story special spanning a period of 20 years. The fates of Henrys six wives are told from the perspective of two young courtiers serving at the royal palaces at different periods
Second chance by Alison Prince( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Welsh and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ross's larmende familie er endnu engang smidt ud af det hus de bor i. Denne gang har de kun mulighed for at flytte ind i den gamle strandcafé. Men der er engang sket mærkelige ting der og hvem er den dreng, som hele tiden betragter Ross - og venter?
The red Jaguar by Alison Prince( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys who share a love for cars remain friends even though one of them is suspected of thefts at school
No ordinary love song by Alison Prince( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

YA. Cal would rather avoid reality. He hates school, his teachers are badgering him to decide on a career and his sister Jess has moved away from the Scottish island where they live. Then he meets Kerry, an Australian girl new to the island, and over the course of a long summer they begin to fall in love
Catherine of Aragon by Alison Prince( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turnaround by Alison Prince( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spud by Alison Prince( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spud is a dog with a big heart and an even bigger belly. He loves scrounging in dustbins, scaring cats and scoffing as much food as he can find. But more than anything in the world, Spud loves Mrs Piffey and she loves him. So why has she started wearing dark glasses and talking about turkeys all the time? Suggested level: primary
Bird boy by Alison Prince( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con gaat met zijn ouders en oma in een verwaarloosd huis wonen; een zwarte vogel met glimmende ogen verwelkomt hem en komt steeds bij hem terug. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
Doodlebug summer by Alison Prince( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story set during World War II. It is the summer of 1944. There have been no air raids for quite a while, and people are beginning to think the war may be coming to an end. Katie and her family don't sleep in the shelter any more, and it's a relief to be back in the comfort of proper beds. One night in June, she wakes to hear a noise like a loud motorbike, coming closer. It stops abruptly, and there are a few seconds of silence - then an explosion that rocks the house. The Doodlebugs have arrived
 
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Alternative Names
Alison Prince British children's writer

Prince, A.

Prince, A. (Alison)

プリンス, アリソン

Languages
English (87)

German (2)

Dutch (2)

Welsh (1)

Covers
Kenneth Grahame : an innocent in the Wild WoodScrew looseAnne Boleyn and Me : the Diary of Elinor Valjean, London 1525-1536Hans Christian Andersen : the fan dancerHenry VIII's WivesSecond chanceNo ordinary love songCatherine of Aragon