WorldCat Identities

Beresford, Elisabeth

Overview
Works: 243 works in 565 publications in 10 languages and 6,355 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B4486, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elisabeth Beresford
The wombles by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

54 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the Wombles who live underground and collect the things that untidy humans leave behind
The Wombles at work by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been a huge festival and no end of rubbish has been left behind - everything from sunglasses to shoes, drinks cans and bottles. Who would have thought humans could leave so much behind, not bothering to recycle? The Wombles have their work cut out for them
The Wombles to the rescue by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been a guge festival and no end of rubbish has been left behind, everything from umbrellas to shoes, drink cans and bottles. Who would have thought humans could leave so much behind, not bothering to recycle? The Wombles have their work cut out for them!
The invisible womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and German and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orinoco is certainly the tubbiest of the Wombles and is perhaps the Womble who needs the most encouragement to go out on the daily sortie to clear up and recycle all the rubbish that humans leave behind ... Meanwhile, Tobermory, DIY-er extraordinaire, is getting to grips with the one of the humans' more ingenious inventions: the vacuum cleaner!
The Wombles go round the world by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wombles live in a warm and cozy burrow beneath Wimbledon Common. They like nothing better than a good tidy-up and luckily the Wombles' burrow is the perfect place to sort and recycle all the rubbish that careless Human Beings leave behind
Escape to happiness by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snow has arrived on Wimbledon Common! The young Wombles, including Bungo, Orinoco and Tomsk, can't wait to start sledging, making snow Wombles and generally having fun in the snow. Then one particular Womble decides to play a snowy trick on the small Wombles
The smallest whale by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Smallest Whale follows a fishing boat thinking it is his mother and when he gets stranded on the beach, the people of the island work to keep him alive until the tide comes in and he can get back to sea
Lizzy fights on by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzy's war by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her house is destroyed by a bomb, Lizzy goes to stay with old Miss Damps. Soon the two become the best of friends and they enjoy much more fun and freedom in the country. However, they discover that the harships and dangers of war are never far away
The treasure hunters by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children in search of buried treasure in an English coastal town uncover a different and unexpected treasure
Curious magic by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's vacation on an island off the coast of England brings him in contact with a white witch, a girl his own age with increasing magic powers, a boy from the sea, and travel backwards in time
Veronica by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret railway by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tovers by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orinoco runs away by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomsk to the rescue by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The MacWomble's pipe band by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious island by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby's luck by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The wombles
Alternative Names
Beresford, Elisabeth "Liza" 1926-2010

Beresford, Elizabeth

Beresford, Elizabeth 1926-2010

Elisabeth Beresford British author of children's books, creator of The Wombles

Elisabeth Beresford Frans schrijfster (1926-2010)

Elisabeth Beresford fransk författare

Elisabeth Beresford fransk skribent

Robertson, Elisabeth Beresford

Robertson, Elisabeth Beresford 1926-2010

ベルスフォルド, エリザベス

ベレスフォード, エリザベス

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The Wombles at workThe Wombles to the rescueThe invisible wombleThe Wombles go round the worldThe smallest whaleLizzy fights onLizzy's warOrinoco runs away