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Ford, Gilbert

Overview
Works: 42 works in 118 publications in 6 languages and 16,349 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  History  Biographies  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Adventure stories  Choose-your-own stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.L7784, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gilbert Ford
The name of this book is secret by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassandra and Max find a missing magician's notebook and start to investigate the fire which burnt down his house and his mysterious "symphony of smells."
If you're reading this, it's too late by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cass and Max-Ernest discover the Museum of Magic, unscramble more coded messages, and solve new mysteries in their attempt to thwart the Terces Society's ambitions of discovering immortality
A snicker of magic by Natalie Lloyd( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a town which legend says was once magic--but Felicity is convinced the magic is still there, and with the help of her new friend Jonah the Beedle she hopes to bring the magic back
This book is not good for you by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an evil dessert chef concocts a recipe for disaster in the form of a tempting chocolate bar, Cass and Max-Ernest attempt to stop an evil organization from carrying out its plot to gain immortality and wreak havoc on the world
This isn't what it looks like by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cass finds herself alone and disoriented in a dream-like mediaeval world after eating Time Travel Chocolate, while back at home she is in hospital in a coma with Max-Ernest desperately searching for a way to awaken her. With the help of a long-lost relative, she begins to uncover clues and secrets - piecing together her family's history as she fights her way back to the present world
Mr. Ferris and his wheel by Kathryn Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the engineer George Ferris invented and constructed the amusement park ride that bears his name for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
You have to stop this by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mummy disappears from the local history museum while Cass and her friends Max-Ernest and Yo-Yoji are there, they try to solve the case in order to clear their names and, they hope, discover the Secret they have been seeking
Bad magic by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic"--
The marvelous thing that came from a spring : the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation by Gilbert Ford( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With magnificent dioramic illustrations, Gilbert Ford captures the joy, creativity, and determination behind the invention of an iconic, one-of-a-kind toy: the Slinky! One day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk...and so did Richard's imagination. He knew right away that he had stumbled onto something marvelous. With the help of his wife, Betty, Richard took this ordinary spring and turned it into a plaything. But it wasn't just any old trinket--it was a Slinky, and it would become one of the most popular toys in American history,"--Amazon.com
Soldier song : a true story of the Civil War by Debbie Levy( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of the important role of songs in rallying Union and Confederate troops during the American Civil War
Write this book : a do-it-yourself mystery by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this mystery story that features interactive puzzles, activities, games, and choose-your-own-adventure scenarios, the reader is led through the steps of writing a book
Flying lessons by Gilbert Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A flock of doves that has always done everything in exactly the same way endures disruption, and eventually finds enlightenment, from an outsider
12 days of New York by Tonya Bolden( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A class trip to the Big Apple is played out as an urban variation of the "Twelve Days of Christmas."
Bad magic by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic is BAD. As in fake. Cheesy. Unreal. At least, that's what Clay, who has seen one magic show too many, thinks. When words from his journal appear mysteriously on his school wall as graffiti, he never imagines that magic might be to blame. And when the same graffiti lands him at Earth Ranch, a camp for "troubled" kids on a remote volcanic island, magic is the last thing he expects to find there. But at Earth Ranch, there is one strange surprise after another, until Clay no longer knows what to expect. Is he really talking to a llama? Did he really see a ghost? What is the scary secret hidden in the abandoned library? The only thing he knows for sure is that behind the clouds of vog (volcanic smog), nothing is as it seems. Can he solve the riddle of Earth Ranch before trouble erupts?
How the cookie crumbled : the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie by Gilbert Ford( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! But not everyone knows where they came from. Meet Ruth Wakefield, the talented chef and entrepreneur who started a restaurant, wrote a cookbook, and invented this delicious dessert. But just how did she do it, you ask? That's where things get messy!
This isn't what it looks like by Pseudonymous Bosch( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cass finds herself alone and disoriented in a dream-like world, while back at home she is in the hospital in a coma with Max-Ernest desperately searching for a way to awaken her
Handboek voor piraten : hoe word ik een stoere zeerover in 23 lessen! by Jory John( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wat moet je allemaal weten als je een stoere zeerover wilt worden? 23 piratenlessen, met puzzels, spelletjes en tests. Met kleurentekeningen. Vanaf ca. 8 t/m 11 jaar
This book is not good for you by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cass's mom is kidnapped by the evil dessert chef, Señor Hugo, who requests the legendary tuning fork as ransom, leading Cass and Max-Ernest to try finding the magical instrument in time
Este libro no es bueno para ti by Pseudonymous Bosch( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te prometo que tus papilas gustativas vibrarán y tu paladar cantará de alegría. Oh... vaya, ¿te he animado a leer este libro? Te advierto que, sin embargo, las cosas más deliciosas no siempre son buenas... Y esta historia es de lo más exquista. En esta aventura la madre de Cas ha sido secuestrada por el siniestro chocolatero Señor Hugo. ¿Podrán encontrar Cas y Max-Ernest el maligno ingrediente antes de que sea demasiado tarde? Si tienes muchas ganas prueba un trocito. Pero no lo olvides: Esta libro no es bueno para ti
 
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The name of this book is secret
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포드, 길버트

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