WorldCat Identities

Farmer, Penelope 1939-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 320 publications in 6 languages and 7,486 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Religious fiction  Interviews  History  Children's films  Educational films  Instructional films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.F2382, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penelope Farmer
Charlotte sometimes by Penelope Farmer( Book )

50 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she awakens on her second day at boarding school, a young girl finds she has gone back in time to 1918
The summer birds by Penelope Farmer( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Telugu and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange boy appears in the village one summer day and teaches all the children how to fly. When autumn comes, he tells them his special mission, and they are faced with a difficult choice
Daedalus and Icarus by Penelope Farmer( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Greek legend about the brilliant inventor whose engineering skill was the undoing of himself and his son
Beginnings : creation myths of the world by Penelope Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories and poems from many countries explaining the Creation and the different ways people have tried to interpret their world and experiences from the beginning of time
A castle of bone by Penelope Farmer( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends encounter a terrifying experience with a time warp when one falls into a cupboard and becomes an infant
Emma in winter by Penelope Farmer( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma, spending a lonely winter with her grandfather and his housekeeper, develops a friendship with another solitary child, Bobby
Thicker than water by Penelope Farmer( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both Will and his cousin Becky have some adjusting to do when he comes to live with her family after his mother's death, expecially when the ghost of a child coal miner begins his insistent haunting of Will
The story of Persephone by Penelope Farmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth
Eve, her story by Penelope Farmer( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and Korean and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William and Mary : a story by Penelope Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transported into strange underwater worlds by the half a sea shell William owns, Mary and William conduct a seemingly hopeless search for the other half of the shell
Penelope : a novel by Penelope Farmer( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since being abandoned by her widowered father, Flora lives with her cousin and struggles with memories of a previous life in which she was the child Penelope
The serpent's teeth; the story of Cadmus by Penelope Farmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Cadmus' quest for his lost sister results in the founding of Thebes
The magic stone by Penelope Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Year king by Penelope Farmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteen-year-old English boy must face a dangerous confrontation with his twin to resolve their lifelong crisis of identity
Sea gull by Penelope Farmer( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and Afrikaans and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen finds a wounded sea gull that he and Granny nurse back to health, but he refuses to believe that he cannot tame it
August the fourth by Penelope Farmer( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August the fourth 1914, the day that England declares war on Germany, four children in the sleepy village of Wiltshire go on a picnic and do something worse than they have ever done before. But their parents do not react as they expected, as the threat of war hangs over that hot summer day and everything has changed
Away from home : a novel in ten episodes by Penelope Farmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glasshouses by Penelope Farmer( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer een vrouw samen met een leerling een eigen glasblazerij begint, komen een huisgeest en haar ex-echtgenoot haar leven zowel verrijken als compliceren
Two, or, The book of twins and doubles : an autobiographical anthology by Penelope Farmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soumchi by Amos Oz( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary, A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love
 
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Penelope : a novel
Alternative Names
Farmer, P.

Penelope Farmer britische Autorin

Penelope Farmer British children's writer

Penelope Farmer Brits schrijfster

Penelope Farmer escritora de literatura infantil británica

Penelope Farmer scrittrice britannica

ファーマー, ペネローピ

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A castle of bonePenelope : a novelTwo, or, The book of twins and doubles : an autobiographical anthologySoumchi