WorldCat Identities

Corbett, Scott

Overview
Works: 118 works in 368 publications in 2 languages and 25,281 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Ghost stories  Fantasy fiction  History  Riddles  Baseball stories  Short stories, American  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ10.C787, FIC
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The lemonade trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious potion mixed by Kerby with his chemistry set has a beneficial effect on the neighborhood bully but also wreaks havoc at the Sunday School pageant
Bridges by Scott Corbett( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of bridges from ancient times to the present and describes the building of various types of bridges
The hairy horror trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys attempt to persuade a cousin to remain quiet about a secret chemistry set by mixing a startling potion that unexpectedly grows hair on their faces and makes the dog hairless
The discontented ghost by Scott Corbett( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The resident ghost of an English manor house vows to rid the property of its new American owner. A retelling of Oscar Wilde's story "The Canterville Ghost" from the ghost's point of view
Jokes to read in the dark by Scott Corbett( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jokes, limericks, and riddles
The mysterious Zetabet by Scott Corbett( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To find his way out of Zyxland, Zachary Zwicker must meet the challenges of the Zetabet
The red room riddle : a ghost story by Scott Corbett( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce and Bill meet a strange boy with a bulldog who offers to introduce them to the ghosts in his house
The disappearing dog trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and French and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magic potion mixed with his chemistry set enables Kerby and his friend to locate Kerby's missing dog
The baseball trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A potion from Kerby's chemistry set designed to combat the ringers on the opposing baseball team yields surprising results for Kerby and his friends
The home run trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Panthers try desperately to convincingly lose a baseball game when they find out the winners must play a girls' team
What makes a plane fly? by Scott Corbett( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the principles of flight, covering air pressure; thrust; lift; and weight during take-off, aloft, and in landing
The hangman's ghost trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin and Kerby go to scary Bald Mountain at night to search for a rare mystery ingredient that would guarantee the prize in a cookie contest
What makes a light go on? by Scott Corbett( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes where "the electricity comes from that lights the bulb, what happens in the wires that lead to it and in the bulb itself"--Flyleaf
Grave doubts by Scott Corbett( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sixteen-year-old boys, suspicious of the sudden death of an eccentric millionaire, look for a clue to the mystery in the last crossword puzzle the old man worked on
The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals by Robert B Downs( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of American folk humor collected by a former president of the American Library Association
Steady, Freddie by Scott Corbett( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she discovers a frog in her purse after a visit to the zoo, a young girl decides to keep him as a pet even though the boy next door is determined to return him to the swamp
The big joke game by Scott Corbett( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who loves practical jokes and games finds himself in the strange land of Limbo where the only way out is to play a complicated game
The limerick trick by Scott Corbett( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To win a poetry contest Kerby resorts to his magic chemistry set and as usual, things get out of hand. Grades 4-5
The baseball bargain by Scott Corbett( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody is in a dilemma when he is offered a position on the baseball team in exchange for an expensive baseball glove
Witch hunt by Scott Corbett( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Les and his best friend get involved in a murder case when they stumble across a coven of witches plotting revenge against a troublesome lawyer
 
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The lemonade trick
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Alternative Names
Corbett, S. 1913-2006

Corbett, Scott.

Scott Corbett Amerikaans schrijver (1913-2006)

Scott Corbett auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Scott Corbett escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Scott Corbett escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Scott Corbett scríbhneoir Meiriceánach

Скотт Корбетт

سكوت كوربيت كاتب أدب أطفال أمريكي

スコット・コルベット

Languages
English (122)

French (2)