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Beech, Mark 1971-

Overview
Works: 190 works in 434 publications in 6 languages and 17,895 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Soccer stories  Humorous fiction  Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Literature  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.M145, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Beech
Trolls on vacation by Alan Macdonald( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Trolls and their neighbors, the Priddles, go off on vacation at the same time, both families are in for some surprises
Trolls go home! by Alan MacDonald( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Trolls move next door to the Priddles, both families find the other strange, which causes many misunderstandings
Trolls united! by Alan MacDonald( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Russian and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulrik troll is desperate to be on the school football team, but he doesn't really understand the rules, and his next door neighbour Warren Priddle certainly isn't about to explain that wellington boots are not the right footwear, and being fierce and scaresome will only get you a red card! Ages 7-9
Dragons at Crumbling Castle : and other tales by Terry Pratchett( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories featuring "dragons and wizards, councilors and mayors, an adventurous tortoise and a monster in a lake, along with plenty of pointy hats and a few magic spells" written when the author was a teenaged newspaper reporter
A funeral in the bathroom : and other school bathroom poems by Kalli Dakos( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poems about what goes on inside the school bathroom
Keeping the little blighters busy by Claire Potter( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book for parents full of quirky and unusual activities to stimulate their children - ideas which come from lateral, left-field, out-of-the-box thinking and cost next-to-nothing!
The Usborne book of famous artists by Ruth Brocklehurst( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a beautifully presented introduction to the lives and works of 35 of the world's best-known artists. This title is illustrated with fabulous reproductions of the artists' works. It includes photographs of the artists at work, their personal belongings, homes and places that were important to them. It also illustrates timelines that provide the key dates in each artist's life
Yeti Spaghetti by Sam Hay( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone in Peter's town in petrified of the yetis until they taste Yeti Spaghetti"--Page 4 of cover
Buzz by Caroline Bingham( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flies, mites, spiders, ants, beetles, bees and bugs, you name it, 'Buzz' has got it: every creeping, crawling, flying, sticking, stinging, poisoning, recycling, murdering, marching, jumping, regurgitating, buzzing one of them. See what they look like, what they do, and how they have changed history. This book teaches the basics about insects and other invertebrates and brings the amazing world of worms, butterflies, snails, millipedes, and spiders into our everyday lives
Father Christmas's fake beard by Terry Pratchett( Book )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Christmas stories from the fantastically funny Terry Pratchett. With wonderful illustrations from Mark Beech, and a special, full-colour, collector's edition. Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit ... samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary!? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again
Family money by William Whitehead( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect a family, such as housing, education, taxes and income. Discusses way to manage finances through budgeting and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--
The revenge of the Ballybogs by Siobhan Rowden( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Barnaby really doesn't like bogles. They're dirty, smelly and rude. His Granny Hogsflesh might be half bogle herself, but having accidentally-on-purpose pickled her evil cousin, she's made the other bogles really angry. Now they want revenge ... can Barnaby stop them?"--Back cover
World money by Gerry Bailey( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the global economy, discussing how countries trade, value their currency, and manage poverty and wealth. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--
Oi, cave boy! by Alan MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iggy is an Urk. The Urks are a warlike race with bushy beards and hairy legs--especially some of the women. Urks like boulder-rolling and chasing lizards. They also like the feast of Urks. This is when Urk boys must pass the testing to become warriors. But Iggy isn't quite like other Urks. He likes inventing things. Which is why he has been neglecting his axe welding practice. So it is unfortunate for him that the testing involves killing a large snake--using an axe
Weekend mischief by Rob Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the weekend of a young boy in a collection of poems
Euuugh! eyeball stew! by Alan MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Iggy discovers a young member of the Henna tribe lost in the jungle (Henna, so-named for their fiery red hair and penchant for covering their faces in mud). The girl is wearing some rare and precious firestones, which mesmerise the Urks, especially Borg, who devises a new and devious plot to become Chief Urk. Iggy must embark on a dangerous journey to return the Henna girl safely to her tribe in the Cloud Mountains. But when he gets there, the welcome is not exactly what he had in mind."--Publisher
Arrrrgh! Slimosaur! by Alan MacDonald( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iggy is excited as he sets off with Dad on his first hunting trip. More so when they find a set of footprints too large even for a mammoth. Alongside are a heap of bones and a pool of slime the colour of egg white. Iggy wants to hunt the creature, but Dad is suddenly anxious to get back
Your money by Gerry Bailey( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Czech and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect an individual's wealth, such as earning, saving, spending, and sharing money. Discusses ways to manage finances by creating income, budgeting, and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--
The curse of the bogle's beard by Siobhan Rowden( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's more than meets the eye to Granny Hogsflesh and her pickling empire, but even Barnaby couldn't have guessed how much more. Nor could he possibly have imagined what actually happened to his dad, who, burping and slurping, mysteriously disappeared into the night ... What has Granny done?
The magic faraway tree by Enid Blyton( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joe, Beth and Frannie climb up to the top of the Faraway Tree, they meet Silky, Moon-Face and the Saucepan Man. Their new friends show them an exciting secret - how to visit lots of strange and magical lands, where they have many thrilling adventures
 
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Trolls on vacation
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Trolls go home!Trolls united!A funeral in the bathroom : and other school bathroom poemsYeti SpaghettiBuzzOi, cave boy!Weekend mischiefEuuugh! eyeball stew!Arrrrgh! Slimosaur!
Alternative Names
Bench, Mark.

ביץ', מרק 1971-

비치, 마크 1971-

Languages
English (114)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Russian (1)

Spanish (1)

Czech (1)