WorldCat Identities

Latsch, Oliver

Overview
Works: 47 works in 187 publications in 3 languages and 22,104 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Adventure stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator
Classifications: PT2666.U49, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oliver Latsch
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 4,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord." Welcome to the magical world of Venice, Italy, where hidden canals and crumbling rooftops shelter runaways and children with incredible secrets
Reckless by Cornelia Funke( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a mirror is a dangerous world. For years, Jacob Reckless has enjoyed its secrets and treasures. Not any more. His younger brother has followed him. Now dark magic will turn the boy to beast, break the heart of the girl he loves, and cause chaos to rule forever... Unless Jacob can find a way to save them. It's time he lived up to his name. -- back cover
When Santa fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he and his caravan come crashing down to earth during a thunderstorm two weeks before Christmas, Santa is befriended by two children, Charlotte and Ben, who try to help him save the holiday from the tricks and moneymaking schemes of Gerold Geronimus Goblynch and to take off in time for his annual rounds
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prosper and Bo are orphans on the run from their cruel aunt and uncle. The brothers decide to hide out in Venice, where they meet a mysterious thirteen-year-old boy who calls himself the "Thief Lord." Brilliant and charismatic, the Thief Lord leads a ring of street children who dabble in petty crime.--Container
Ghost knight by Cornelia Funke( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral's boarding school. Includes historical notes
Fearless : a Mirrorworld novel by Cornelia Funke( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacob Reckless journeys to the Mirrorworld to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse--a deadly moth in his chest--means he has only one year to live. The journey in Mirrorworld turns into a search against time and against a Goyl treasure hunter for an enchanted crossbow, which is known to strike down any army it faces, and less well known for its healing power when shot by a loved one"--
Emma and the blue genie by Cornelia Funke( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog, Tristan, take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring
The wildest brother by Cornelia Funke( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben is fearless when it comes to protecting his sister from a variety of ferocious monsters, but when the day is over it is his sister Anna who protects him from the darkness
The pirate pig by Cornelia Funke( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Butterfly Island, sailer Stout Sam and his deckhand Pip must rescue their treasure-sniffing pig from nasty pirate Barracuda Bill
Ghost knight by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral's boarding school. Includes historical notes
Ruffleclaw by Cornelia Funke( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An earth monster decides to move in with a human family"--
When Santa fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mischievous reindeer Twinklestar has bolted -- leaving Santa Claus Niklas to fall from the sky in his Christmas caravan! Luckily he crash-lands in a friendly neighbourhood, where two children come to his rescue. But he's still in terrible danger. For on his trail are Gerold Goblynch and his bad Santas from Yule Land, who will stop at nothing to steal Christmas!"--Container
A princess, a pirate, and one wild brother by Cornelia Funke( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects three short stories about a princess who becomes a knight, a band of pirates who take an unusual captive, and a brother who protects his older sister from monsters
Reckless by Cornelia Funke( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacob Reckless continues to travel the portal in his father's abandoned study. His name has continued to be famous on the other side of the mirror, as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. His family and friends, from his brother, Will to the shape-shifting vixen, Fox, are on a collision course as the two worlds become connected. Who is driving these two worlds together and why is he always a step ahead? This new force isn't limiting its influence to just Jacob's efforts -- it has broadened the horizon within MirrorWorld. Jacob, Will and Fox travel east and into the Russian folklore, to the land of the Baba Yaga, pursued by a new type of being that knows our world all to well."--
Emma and the blue genie by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog, Tristan, take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring
Reckless by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Reckless has been secretly disappearing to the world behind the mirror, the world for which his father abandoned his family ... Jacob's secret seems safe until one day his little brother Will follows him
The pirate pig ; Ruffleclaw by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The pirate pig, on Butterfly Island, sailer Stout Sam and his deckhand Pip must rescue their treasure-sniffing pig from nasty pirate Barracuda Bill. In Ruffleclaw, adopting a furry red monster that wants to live with his family, young Tommy has difficulties teaching his mess-making, shampoo-drinking new pet to behave
Lilly and Fin : a mermaid's tale by Cornelia Funke( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two merpups named Lilly and Fin must escape from the clutches of the humans who want to add them to their collection of rare aquatic creatures"--
The summer gang by Cornelia Funke( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After looking after Charlie's grandma's chickens, best friends Charlie, Hannah, Izzie and Xa (Alexandra) form a secret club formed by the first letters of their names. They are the C.H.I.X. They wear a feather around their necks, look for adventure and swear an oath to never eat poultry! Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Reckless : living shadows by Cornelia Funke( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Reckless journeys to the Mirrorworld to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse--a deadly moth in his chest--means he has only one year to live
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Thief Lord
Alternative Names
Latsch, Oliver

Latsch, Oliver (Oliver Georg)

Languages
English (137)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)

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RecklessWhen Santa fell to EarthThe Thief LordThe wildest brotherWhen Santa fell to EarthA princess, a pirate, and one wild brotherRecklessThe summer gang