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Kemp, Gene

Overview
Works: 113 works in 441 publications in 6 languages and 7,358 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Paranormal fiction  Short stories  Horror fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.K3055, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gene Kemp
 
Most widely held works by Gene Kemp
The turbulent term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp( Book )

56 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyke constantly gets into trouble helping his friend Danny, whose speech defect does not prevent him from finding adventure
Charlie Lewis plays for time by Gene Kemp( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five Moffats and their wealthy classmate Charlie Lewis return after a school vacation to discover their new teacher is a disciplinarian who believes in silence, segregation, and sex roles
Jason Bodger and the priory ghost by Gene Kemp( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jason visits an ancient priory with his class, he meets a girl who lived eight centuries before
Gowie Corby plays chicken by Gene Kemp( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gowie believes he should trust no one and should want no friends until he encounters the remarkable Rosie Angela Lee
Ducks and dragons : poems for children by Gene Kemp( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of English poems on a variety of subjects, by both well-known and anonymous authors
The clock tower ghost by Gene Kemp( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Awful Amanda, a mean, spiteful, greedy bully, finds herself living in a clock tower that is haunted by the ghost of a proud, rich man with a strangely familiar face
No place like by Gene Kemp( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete's negative attitude toward college is not improved when he accidentally breaks the dean's glasses on the first day, but opportunities for self-expression in composition class and with friends gradually give him a new view of his own worth
The well by Gene Kemp( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents adventures of Annie Sutton as she grows up in an English village before World War II, with her parents, brother, and sisters
Dog days and cat naps by Gene Kemp( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this delightful collection of short stories animals play a prominent part, though not to the exclusion of their human owners, friends and slaves. Cats (ranging from the mysteriously powerful to the frankly inept) make many appearances, as do gebrils and assorted dogs, including Crasher, whose heavy-footed approach to life provides a title for the final story"--Inside front dust jacket
Just Ferret by Gene Kemp( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of twelve-year-old Ferret as a new boy at Cricklepit Combined School where he begins to come to terms with his dyslexia, makes new friends, and deals with a bully
Juniper : a mystery by Gene Kemp( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For one-armed Juniper, whose father is a criminal and whose mother is "a bit loopy," her friends and teachers at Cricklepit School make it a comforting refuge from the secrets of her past
Tamworth Pig stories by Gene Kemp( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2020 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamworth is a 'huge golden pig, a giant of a pig, the colour of beech leaves in autumn.'. He is a wise and benevolent character, devoting himself to worthy causes like Grow More Food and Save the Trees, but he is also Thomas's best friend
The Puffin book of ghosts & ghouls by Gene Kemp( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling collection of 14 ghostly stories with a glow-in-the-dark cover! In this eerie and unnerving collection, you will find some eerily chilling tales of the supernatural. Distinguished authors Joan Aiken, Robert Westall, Susan Price and Michael Morpurgo are just a few of the highly acclaimed writers who have contributed stories to this spooky collection. We meet a baby ghost in Ursula Moray Williams' 'A Ghost of One's Own', a cheeky modern boy ghost in Marjorie Darke's 'Hi, It's Me', a Victorian girl ghost with disturbing powers in Jane Gardam's 'Bang, Bang - Who's Dead?' and even a cat ghost in Gene Kemp's 'The Passing of Puddy'. Each one makes the unexplainable and unbelievable so real it will send tingles down your spine and scare you witless!
Christmas with Tamworth Pig by Gene Kemp( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hairy hands by Gene Kemp( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica and Tom are unhappy about Dad's plans to remarry. They don't like the idea of a step-family. So Dad decides a holiday on Dartmoor will help them all get to know each other better. Jessica becomes fascinated with a book of local legends about the wild moor and the strange things that have happened there
I can't stand losing by Gene Kemp( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted piccolo by Gene Kemp( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The room with no windows by Gene Kemp( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl goes through emotional turmoil as the holiday of a lifetime turns into a nightmare of confused relationships and conflicting values. Grades 5 - 8. 1994
The wacky world of Wesley Baker by Gene Kemp( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wesley retreats into a fantasy world where he fights off an imaginary dragon, tackles a real school fire, and becomes the hero he never imagined he could be
Nothing scares me by Gene Kemp( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petra can predict the future, and it's a talent she hates. People think she's weird and she knows that if she wants any friends she'll have to keep her gift a secret. Then a student from her school goes missing, and it becomes horrifyingly clear that Petra's visions may hold the key to the disappearance. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
 
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The turbulent term of Tyke Tiler
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Charlie Lewis plays for timeJason Bodger and the priory ghostGowie Corby plays chickenThe clock tower ghostThe wellJust FerretThe Puffin book of ghosts & ghoulsThe hairy hands
Alternative Names
Gene Kemp auteur d'ouvrages pour enfants

Gene Kemp Brits schrijfster (1926-2015)

Gene Kemp englische Schriftstellerin

Gene Kemp escritora británica (1926–2015)

Kemp, Gene 1926-

Rushton, Gene.

Rushton Nee, Gene 1926-2015

켐프, 진 1926-2015

ケンプ, ジーン

ジーンケンプ

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