WorldCat Identities

Wrightson, Patricia

Overview
Works: 165 works in 621 publications in 12 languages and 8,530 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Folklore  Domestic fiction  Legends  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W9593, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Wrightson
The Nargun and the stars by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

59 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient stone creature threatens the lives of a family on a lonely sheep farm in Australia
A little fear by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

38 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong-minded old women struggles with an ancient gnome for the right to live in her own small cottage
Balyet by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the precautions of the old aborigine woman she calls Granny fourteen-year-old Jo falls under the spell of a secret thing in the Australian hills, a girl endlessly alive and crying for the death that will not take her
Moon-dark by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As man builds and settles on land formerly occupied by wildlife, an old fisherman's dog and all the other animals of the territory carry on nocturnal activities to make their homes safer
The ice is coming by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in 8 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruthless, ancient forces of fire and ice engage in a titanic struggle with the oldest Nargun and his people
The dark bright water by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

25 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribal elders urge a young Australian Aborigine to investigate the strange events occurring in the interior of their vast continent
A racecourse for Andy by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally retarded boy thinks he has bought a race track for three dollars, and until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the realization of the truth
The Sugar-Gum tree by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Norwegian and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara and Penny are best friends until one day they have a very bad fight and Penny climbs a sugar-gum tree and won't come down
Night outside by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children in search of their pet budgerigar meet the unusual people of the streets and of the night
Down to earth by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story set in Sydney, Australia. When George and his friends discover a young boy living in a deserted house, they find it difficult to accept his story that he is from outer space. Later, they find it more difficult to protect him from the Child Welfare officials and others who are becoming too interested in him
An older kind of magic by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Australian children discover ancient magical creatures living under the streets of the city
Journey behind the wind by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Wirrun the young Australian Aborigine is called to free his land from an alien red-eyed thing whose master steals men's spirits, though he is sidetracked when his wife is reclaimed by her water-spirit sisters
I own the racecourse! by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

48 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally retarded boy thinks that he has bought a race track for three dollars and, until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the truth
The feather star by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lindy finds the beautiful sea creature, the Feather Star, on a remote New South Wales coast during an eventful summer visit
The rocks of honey by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney Willis, his aboriginal friend, Eustace and the strange, fey child, Winnie Bates, search for an old stone axe which, according to the old legend, is hidden in the Rocks of Honey
Behind the wind by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Wirrun the young Australian Aborigine is called to free his land from an alien red-eyed thing whose master steals men's spirits, though he is sidetracked when his wife is reclaimed by her water-spirit sisters
Shadows of time by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United in their desperate longing to find a true home, two orphans, an Australian Aboriginal boy and a scullery maid from Parramatta encounter each other in 1798 and continue their search through space and time together
Rattler's Place by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Guy moves to his new house, things are not quite right. There's no bike, no skateboard, and worst of all there's no Digby, the dog. But then there is Rattler and suddenly things are not so bad after all. Suggested level: primary
The crooked snake by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1973 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The water- dragons by Patricia Wrightson( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam, Lin and Jerry all have water-dragons that livee in the drain near their homes. Now the Council is going to clean up the drain. What will happen to the water-dragons? Suggested level: primary
 
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The Nargun and the stars
Alternative Names
Furlonger, Alice Patricia

Furlonger, Patricia 1921-2010

Patricia Wrightson Australian children's writer

Patricia Wrightson australiensk författare

Patricia Wrightson Australisch schrijfster

Patricia Wrightson Australisch schrijver

Patricia Wrightson australische Kinder- und Jugendbuchautorin

Patricia Wrightson australsk skribent

Patricia Wrightson auteure de littérature d'enfance australienne

Patricia Wrightson escriptora de literatura infantil australiana

Patricia Wrightson escritora de literatura infantil australiana

Patricia Wrightson scrittrice australiana

Wrightson, Alice Patricia

Wrightson, Patricia

Райтсон, Патрисия

پاتریشیا رایتسون نویسنده استرالیایی

パトリシア・ライトソン

ライトソン, パトリシア

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A little fearMoon-darkThe Sugar-Gum treeAn older kind of magicI own the racecourse!The rocks of honeyShadows of timeRattler's PlaceThe water- dragons