WorldCat Identities

Armitage, David 1943-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 261 publications in 3 languages and 8,435 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Poetry  Picture books  Christmas stories  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.A73, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Armitage
My brother Sammy by Becky Edwards( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy describes some of the many feelings he has about his brother Sammy, who is autistic
The lighthouse keeper's lunch by Ronda Armitage( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every day Mrs Grinling sends her husband, the lighthouse keeper, his lunch on a special wire between their house and the lighthouse ; but then the seagulls discover how tasty the lunch is. Suggested level: junior, primary
Harry hates shopping! by Ronda Armitage( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Koala must get the upper hand when her two children Harry and Matilda quarrel during a shopping trip
The lighthouse keeper's catastrophe by Ronda Armitage( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr Grinling locks himself out of the lighthouse, he tries every- thing to get back inside. Not only is Hamish the cat trapped inside, but he also needs to switch on the light to warn the ships that they're near the rocks on the coast. Luckily, Mrs Ginling has an ingenious plan to get back in ... but will it work?
The lighthouse keeper's rescue by Ronda Armitage( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The light in the lighthouse must always shine at night. But one night, Mr. Grinling falls asleep twice on the way to the lighthouse, so the light does not shine on time. The lighthouse inspectors are very cross with Mr. Grinling!
The lighthouse keeper's cat by Ronda Armitage( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamish the lighthouse keeper's cat is rather partial to Mrs Grinling's cooking. So when he overhears her suggest he should miss breakfast he is very upset. He wonders what to do? Should he look for another home? Suggested level: junior, primary
The lighthouse keeper's picnic by Ronda Armitage( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Grinling enjoys eating most of all, but after an upsetting day at the village picnic Mrs Grinling decides it is time he went on a diet. Suggested level: preschool, junior
The bossing of Josie by Ronda Armitage( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and Afrikaans and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josie, tired of being bossed by everyone, gets a witch's costume for her birthday and tries casting a few spells on her irritating family
The blue & green ark : an alphabet for planet Earth by Brian Patten( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the letters of the alphabet to celebrate Earth as an ark, highlighting the people and animals who live there, the space ocean it floats in, and the cycle of life it supports
The lighthouse keeper's breakfast by Ronda Armitage( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr and Mrs Grinling are the special guests at a fancy dress sea party to celebrate the two hundredth birthday of their lighthouse. They dress up as pirates and prepare to have lots of swashbuckling fun. Suggested level: junior, primary
The lighthouse keeper's Christmas by Ronda Armitage( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Christmas Eve, a storm is raging and Mr Grinling and his great-nephew, George, are stranded at the lighthouse. Imagine a Christmas with no food, no presents and no Mrs Grinling. The final story about the much loved Grinlings and their adventures as lighthouse keepers. Suggested level: junior, primary
The cuckoo bird by Judy Corbalis( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her grandmother try to outwit a shape-changing, greedy cuckoo bird who has tricked his way into their house
The lighthouse keeper's tea by Ronda Armitage( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Grinling is bored, now that he only works part-time at the lighthouse. After trying everything from cooking to roller blading, he discovers that surfing is what he wants to do most. But first, he must learn how to swim
My cat Charlie by Becky Edwards( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl learns about the responsibilities of friendship when her cat Charlie can't move to the city with her
The lighthouse keeper's new friend by Ronda Armitage( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Grinling likes to look for mermaids on his days off. but the golden- haired creature he spots on a rock isn't quite what he expected
Don't forget, Matilda! by Ronda Armitage( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Matilda and her family, all of whom share a common quality which is forgetfulness
One moonlit night by Ronda Armitage( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony en Sam zijn er niet zo zeker van dat ze die nacht in de tent durven te slapen, maar vader spreekt hen moed in en houdt de wacht
Ice creams for Rosie by Ronda Armitage( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the ice cream for Rosie's island shop runs out one hot summer, she comes up with a clever way to transport a shipment from the mainland
The lighthouse keeper stories by Ronda Armitage( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrious Mr Grinling, his clever wife, Mrs Grinling, and masterful cat, Hamish, tend the lighthouse, get into one scrape after another, but always find a solution. In the Lighthouse Keepers Lunch - When gulls steal Mr Ginling's lunch each day, he and Mrs Grinling try many defenses before they hit on a solution. In the Lighthouse Keepers Picnic - Mr Grinling eats a bit too much at the picnic
When dad did the washing by Ronda Armitage( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When dad did the washing, Joss put in his red tracksuit and everything came out pink
 
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Alternative Names
David Armitage kunstschilder uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Languages
English (145)

Dutch (2)

Afrikaans (2)

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The lighthouse keeper's lunchHarry hates shopping!The lighthouse keeper's catastropheThe lighthouse keeper's rescueThe lighthouse keeper's catThe lighthouse keeper's picnicThe blue & green ark : an alphabet for planet EarthThe lighthouse keeper's breakfast