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Beresford, Elisabeth

Overview
Works: 262 works in 599 publications in 7 languages and 5,931 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B4486, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Elisabeth Beresford
 
Most widely held works by Elisabeth Beresford
The wombles by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

39 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wombles' peaceful and harmonious existence is suddenly under threat. The heavy lorries that thunder along the roads near the common make the burrow shake and tremble so much that it is no longer safe for the Wombles to live there, and it is up to young Bungo and Orinoco to bravely sally forth and try to locate a new home
The Wombles at work by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Finnish and held by 276 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 go round the world by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 210 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
The invisible womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and German and held by 209 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!
Escape to happiness by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow womble by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 155 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
Lizzy fights on by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzy's war by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 115 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 smallest whale by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 110 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
The treasure hunters by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 107 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 93 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 )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret railway by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 78 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

Once upon a time the world was full of Trovers, all in their separate groups and going their separate ways. Despite their own secret family languages and customs, the Trovers had one thing in common. They lived in Rings for safety. But now as more towns and roads swallowed up the countryside, the Rings were being swept away one by one and the Trovers vanished with them. Now there was only one ancient Sanctuary Ring left and it was growing weaker all the time. If it were to crumble away altogether, that would mean the end of the Trovers, the Left-Over Little people of the world. There was just one possible way that they could survive
Toby's luck by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1982 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling magic by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orinoco runs away by Elisabeth Beresford( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 53 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 wandering womblesThe Wombles at workThe Wombles go round the worldThe invisible wombleLizzy fights onLizzy's warThe smallest whaleThe MacWomble's pipe bandOrinoco runs away