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Escott, John

Overview
Works: 577 works in 3,310 publications in 5 languages and 22,902 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Readers (Publications)  Ghost stories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Biography  Thrillers (Fiction)  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Arranger, Narrator, Other, Illustrator, Translator, Contributor, Binder, Creator, ada, Redactor
Classifications: PS3557.R56, 813.54
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Most widely held works about John Escott
 
Most widely held works by John Escott
Dead man's island by John Escott( Book )

64 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Ross lives on an island where no visitors come. He stops people from taking photographs of him. He is young and rich, but he looks sad. And there is one room in his house which is always locked. Carol Sanders and her mother come to the island to work for Mr Ross. Carol soon decides that there is something very strange about Mr Ross. Where did he get his money from? How can a young man buy an island? So she watches, and she listens - and one night she learns what is behind the locked door. --Page 4 of cover
Black Beauty by John Escott( Book )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
Forrest Gump by Winston Groom( Book )

58 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through three turbulent decades, Forrest rides a tide of events that whisks him from physical disability to football stardom, from Vietnam hero to shrimp tycoon, from White House honors to the arms of his one true love
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England
Goodbye, Mr Hollywood by John Escott( Book )

46 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Lortz is sitting outside a cafe in Whistler, a village in the Canadian mountains, when a stranger comes and sits next to him. She's young, pretty, and has a beautiful smile. Nick is happy to sit and talk with her. But why does she call Nick 'Mr Hollywood'? Why does she give him a big kiss when she leaves? And who is the man at the next table? Nick learns the answers to these questions three long days later in a police station on Vancouver Island
Treasure Island by John Escott( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of an inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune. This edition is an adaptation in simpler language for those learning to read
Agatha Christie, woman of mystery by John Escott( Book )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does the name 'Agatha Christie' mean? To many people, it means a book about a murder mystery - a 'whodunnit'. 'I'm reading an Agatha Christie, ' people say. 'I'm not sure who the murderer is - I think it's ... ' But they are usually wrong, because it is not easy to guess the murderer's name before the end of the book. But who was Agatha Christie? What was she like? Was her life quiet and unexciting, or was it full of interest and adventure? Was there a mystery in her life, too?"--Publisher's description
Hannah and the hurricane by John Escott( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah loves her job on old Mr. Duval's small boat. the boat takes people to the beautiful coral reef every day. Then a rich man arrives with a big new boat. Suddenly, there isn't any work for Hannah and Mr. Duval. Then the hurricane comes
The little red hen by John Escott( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little red hen finds none of the lazy barnyard animals willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it
Girl on a motorcycle by John Escott( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Give me the money, ' says the robber to the Los Angeles security guard. The guard looks at the gun and hands over the money. The robber has long blond hair and rides a motorcycle - and a girl with long blond hair arrives at Kenny's motel - on a motorcycle. Is she the robber?"--Page 4 of cover
The Canterville ghost by John Escott( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated and feared English ghost is outraged when the new American owners of his haunting place refuse to take him seriously and actually fight back against him
London by John Escott( Book )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come with us to London - a city as old as the Romans, and as new as the twenty-first century. There are places to go - from Oxford Street to Westminster Abbey, from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to Wimbledon Tennis Club. And things to do - ride on the London Eye, visit the markets, go to the theatre, run in the London Marathon. Big, beautiful, noisy, exciting - that's London.--Quatrième de couverture
Great Crimes by John Escott( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many great crimes end in a question. Who really killed President Kennedy? What happened to Shergar? Who knows the truth about Azaria Chamberlain? Not all the answers are known. Join the world's detectives and discover the love, death, hate, money and mystery held in the stories of the great crimes
New York by John Escott( Book )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What can you do in New York? Everything. You can go to some of the world's most famous shops, watch a baseball game, go to the top of a skyscraper, see a concert in Central Park, eat a sandwich in a New York deli, see a Broadway theatre. New York is big, noisy, and exciting, and it's waiting for you. Open the book and come with us to this wonderful city. Word count 4,640. 400 headwords
Detective work by John Escott( Book )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diamond necklace is stolen from a museum. Everyone who works at the museum could be guilty. But who really took the necklace, and why? Paul, a young student, helps the police find the thief. -- from p. 4 of cover
The climb by John Escott( Book )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mysterious stranger has come to the island where Costas lives. Why is the man there, and why is he looking at Eagle's Rock? Costas wants to be the first person to climb the dangerous rock. But will the stranger climb it first?"--Back cover
The missing coins by John Escott( Book )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pete and Carla are students. One day they look at some very old coins and stamps in a shop. Peter wants to buy some stamps, but they are very expensive. Later that day some coins are missing from the shop - and the shopkeeper wants to find Pete"--Back cover
Lucky break by John Escott( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom breaks his leg in a football game--it's not his lucky day! A week later, Tom sees his favorite movie star. But Tom falls again--and suddenly the movie star is failing too! Reporters are taking pictures of Tom. Is this his lucky break!"--Page 4 of cover
Three short stories of Sherlock Holmes by John Escott( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
The ghost of Genny Castle by John Escott( Book )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
 
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Black BeautyForrest GumpLittle womenGoodbye, Mr HollywoodTreasure IslandAgatha Christie, woman of mysteryHannah and the hurricaneThe little red hen
Alternative Names
Escott, J.

Escott, John

Iskūt, Ǧūn

جون إسكوت

Languages
English (765)

Chinese (21)

German (4)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (2)