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Penguin (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,960 works in 4,837 publications in 3 languages and 21,357 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Bibliography  History  Poetry  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance fiction  Fictional autobiographies 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, pub, Other, Printer
Classifications: PS3523.O46, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penguin (Firm)
Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic chronicling the heroic adventures of Beowulf, the Scandinavian warrior who saves his people from the ravages of the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother
The Penguin book of kites by David Pelham( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kite is now enjoying a world revival that has to do partly with its functional beauty, partly with its paradoxical quality of providing exercise and relaxation to both mind and body. Offsetting the neurotic intensity of modern living, it serves as a fragile reminder of a slower, gentler and altogether more pleasurable way of life
The trial of Lady Chatterley: Regina v. Penguin Books Limited by Penguin (Firm)( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin modern poets( )

in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image of childhood; the individual and society: a study of the theme in English literature by Peter Coveney( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hundred years of photography, 1839-1939 by Lucia Moholy( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue guitar by John Banville( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Otway Orme, a semi-famous artist and petty thief, despairing of limits in his talents, flees when his latest theft is discovered and sequesters himself in his childhood home, where he struggles to understand how he reached his current state
The Penguin book of the natural world( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin film review( )

in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin modern stories( )

in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Barton : a tale of Manchester life by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Barton is the daughter of a good and upright trade unionist, John Barton. She attracts two men, Jem Wilson, a fellow worker, and Henry Carson, son of her father's employer. When the union men decide upon murder John Barton is the chosen assassin of Henry Carson. Suspicion falls, however, on Jem, and Mary is torn between her lover and her father
Walkabout by James Vance Marshall( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of an Aboriginal boy and two American children in the Australian desert. When they meet the boy, Mary and Peter learn about the desert. They follow him to food and water. BVut they are lost. Can they finish their hjourney and find their way home?"--Back cover
The Penguin Macquarie dictionary of Australian education( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin parade( )

in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Eden by Jack London( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The semiautobiographical story of an impoverished seaman who pursues, obsessively and aggressively, dreams of education and literary fame
When the wind blows by Jimmy T Murakami( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A couple face a nuclear holocaust with only the instruction from the government's infamous 'Protect and survive' leaflet to help them."--Container
The Penguin guide to Greece( )

in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babies need books by Dorothy Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A resource for parents, teachers, and librarians, or any adult eager to share with small children the pleasure books offer. Provides guidelines for choosing appropriate books and recommends hundreds of titles. Book selections have been supplemented by an extensive index of recently published titles readily available in North America
Boxwood & graver ; a miscellany of blocks by PENGUIN BOOKS( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition limited to 1500 copies
Watership down by Richard Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En fabel om en flok kaniner, der bryder op fra deres koloni, før den udryddes, og om deres strabadser og eventyr, mens de forsøger at skabe en ny
 
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Beowulf
Alternative Names
Penguin Books, ltd., Harmondsworth, Eng.

Penguin Books, Ltd. (Harmondsworth, England)

Penguin Books, Ltd. (Harmondsworth, Middlesex).

Languages
English (180)

German (1)

Japanese (1)

Covers
The Penguin book of kitesWalkaboutHistory on trial : my day in court with David IrvingThe Holocaust on trialThe case for Auschwitz : evidence from the Irving trialPenguin by design : a cover story, 1935-2005Penguin special : the life and times of Allen Lane