WorldCat Identities

Brittain, Bill 1930-2011

Overview
Works: 38 works in 146 publications in 5 languages and 11,062 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PS3552.R498, FIC
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Most widely held works about Bill Brittain
 
Most widely held works by Bill Brittain
The wish giver : three tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a strange little man comes to the Coven Tree Church Social promising he can give people exactly what they ask for, three young believers-in-magic each make a wish that comes true in the most unexpected way
Dr. Dredd's wagon of wonders by Bill Brittain( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The village of Coven Tree is again bedeviled. This time a mysterious impressario named Dr. Hugo Dredd offers to save the townspeople from a terrible drought by lending the services of young Bufu the Rainmaker-but at a dreadful cost
Who knew there'd be ghosts? by Bill Brittain( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three spunky youngsters join forces with two lively ghosts to save a historic mansion from being destroyed by a crooked antique dealer
Shape-changer by Bill Brittain( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Description: A spine-tingling tale from the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Wish Giver. Two shape-changing aliens from the planet Rodinam are loose on Earth. Frank and his friend Lauren must try to figure out who the good guys are in a town where any person--or anything--might be a ruthless alien waiting to destroy them
Devil's donkey by Bill Brittain( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan'l Pitt doesn't believe in magic until he comes up against Old Magda the witch
All the money in the world by Bill Brittain( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Quentin Stowe is just an ordinary boy who like to fish and bike and daydream with his pals - until one day he catches a leprechaun by mistake and gets a magic wish. But when Quentin's wish comes true suddenly, and all the money in the world is actually piled high in his backyard, he isn't ready for all the trouble that comes along with it. In fact, by the time his money brings him face to face with the President of the United States, Quentin isn't so sure that wishing is worth it. When Quentin gets his wish for all the money in the world, he gets a pack of troubles too
The fantastic freshman : a novel by Bill Brittain( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miraculous luck from a magic charm grants fourteen-year-old Stanley his deepest desire, to be a VIP in his high school, but the exhausting and comical complications make his life miserable
The ghost from beneath the sea by Bill Brittain( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stranger comes to town and threatens to turn the old Parnell mansion into an amusement park, three spunky youngsters join forces with a trio of ghosts to outwit the plan
My buddy, the King : a novel by Bill Brittain( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When King Tokab of Mokobway is saved from choking on a frankfurter by Tim Quilt, they become fast friends and together outwit a plot to do in the king
Professor Popkin's prodigious polish : a tale of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Luther Gilpin sells Professor Popkin's magical furniture polish to the townspeople of Coven Tree, strange and mysterious things start to happen
Wings : a novel by Bill Brittain( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: No one can explain why Ian has sprouted wings-or adjust to their huge batlike appearance. With family and friends hostile about his situation, only Anita Pickens provides Ian with the will to use his wings and to survive his ultimate decision to have them removed
The mystery of the several sevens by Bill Brittain( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Merlin, a wizard disguised as a substitute teacher, magically transports two fifth graders to a fairyland where they must solve a riddle to find out who has stolen the seven dwarfs' bag of diamonds
The wizards and the monster by Bill Brittain( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Becky and Simon discover that their substitute teacher is Mr. Merlin, they are able to have the adventures with magic and monsters that they have dreamed about
Mr. Strang picks up the pieces by Bill Brittain( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wish giver : three tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain( )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a strange little man comes to the Coven Tree Church Social promising he can give people exactly what they ask for, three young believers-in-magic each make a wish that comes true in the most unexpected way
Monarch illustrated guide to survival outdoors by Bill Brittain( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without a map : searching for who you are( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States Navy Band with the Sea Chanters, the Commodores [and] the Port Authority by United States Navy Band( Recording )

and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UNITED STATES NAVY COMMODORES JAZZ Ensemble: 75th Anniversary Collection, Vol. 3 (1969-2000)( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who knew there'd be ghosts? by Bill Brittain( Recording )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three spunky youngsters join forces with two lively ghosts to save a haunted historic mansion from being destroyed by a crooked antique dealer
 
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The wish giver : three tales of Coven Tree
Alternative Names
B.ブリトゥン

Bill Britain escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Bill Brittain American children's writer

Bill Brittain Amerikaans schrijver (1930-2011)

Bill Brittain auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Bill Brittain escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Brittain, William

Brittain, William 1930-

Brittain, William, 1930-2011

Brittain, William E. 1930-

브리튼, 빌 1930-

ウィリアム・ブリテン

ブリテン, ウィリアム

ブリトゥン, ビル

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Dr. Dredd's wagon of wondersWho knew there'd be ghosts?Shape-changerAll the money in the worldThe ghost from beneath the seaProfessor Popkin's prodigious polish : a tale of Coven TreeWings : a novelThe mystery of the several sevens