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Kotzwinkle, William

Overview
Works: 163 works in 766 publications in 15 languages and 27,372 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Science fiction  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3561.O85, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Kotzwinkle
Walter, the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter the dog creates problems with his farts but becomes a hero when burglars enter the house
Walter the farting dog : trouble at the yard sale by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being sold at the family's yard sale, Walter is put to use blowing up balloons for a clown who is bent on robbing banks, but he escapes and becomes a hero
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angelic alien being, left stranded by his extra-galactic mother ship, receives aid from a ten-year-old and his siblings to escape from Earth
E.T., the book of the Green Planet : a new novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentle extraterrestrial's return to his home planet discloses that he has fallen out of favor with his colleagues, who try to prevent his journey back to Earth to provide spiritual guidance for his young friend Elliott
The bear went over the mountain by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise to literary fame of a bear which steals the manuscript of a writer and offers it for sale as its own. The novel describes the manner in which the manuscript becomes a bestseller and the bear a famous author. A lampoon on the publishing industry
Walter the farting dog goes on a cruise by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because his farts create unpleasantness for everyone on a cruise ship, Walter the dog continues the journey in a lifeboat, but when the ship's computer crashes, causing the liner to drift, Walter again proves himself a hero. Suggested audience: primary
Rough weather ahead for Walter the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an expert on animal gas tries to cure Walter, his farts keep building up until he floats away and is blown by the wind to a distant place, where he once again proves himself a hero
Walter the farting dog : banned from the beach by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although confined to a hotel room after his flatuence offends the patrons of a beach resort, Walter the farting dog makes an explosive sea rescue to save little Billy and Betty
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial storybook by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet, 3 million light years away
The exile by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Hollywood-filmster krijgt last van visioenen en denkt dat hij een handelaar op de zwarte markt in Nazi-Duitsland is, waardoor hij beter gaat acteren
Doctor Rat by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the animal world revolts, Dr. Rat, the survivor of many lab experiments and research work, dedicates himself to saving mankind
Fata Morgana by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paris in 1861, Police Inspector Picard investigates an old man who makes toys so well that they develop lives of their own
The game of thirty by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy New York antique dealer is murdered while playing the Game of Thirty, a game played by Egyptian pharaohs. PI Jimmy McShane is hired to find the killer, only to discover the killer is playing the Game of Thirty with him and Manhattan is the board on which they make their moves. By the author of Doctor Rat
Christmas at Fontaine's : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious presence transforms the lives of a tyrannical chief executive officer, a nice young woman, a Santa Claus with an unsavory past, an earnest young man, and a spaced-out window decorator on Christmas Eve in Fontaine's department store
The Amphora Project by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lab hidden inside the notorious Junk Moon, scientists on the Amphora Project strive to find the key to immortality from encoded data left behind long ago by the mysterious "Ancient Aliens." Stuart Landsmann, the project's chief scientist, tells Amphora's backers they must stop the research or risk bringing about the end of the world, but his warnings are ignored. Jockey Oldcastle, space pirate and rogue, teams up with mild-mannered biologist Adrian Link to uncover the truth about Amphora, as people around the project start dying, their bodies transformed to crystal
The midnight examiner by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une série d'épisodes hautement comiques dans les milieux des journaux new-yorkais, dont celui du titre, font de ce roman policier un agréable divertissement
Queen of swords by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een schrijver verlaat zijn vrouw voor een ander omdat zij zijn nieuw verworven interesses niet wil delen
The fan man by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horse Badorties wanders around Manhattan's Lower East Side making love and distributing polyphonic sheet music
Trouble in Bugland : a collection of Inspector Mantis mysteries by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-witted insect sleuth, patterned after Sherlock Holmes, displays his brilliant powers of deduction in solving five mysteries
Jewel of the moon : short stories by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Walter, the farting dog
Alternative Names
Wiliam Kotzwinkle

William Kotzwinkle Amerikaans schrijver

William Kotzwinkle amerikanischer Schriftsteller

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk frfattare och manusfrfattare

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

William Kotzwinkle sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense

Уильям Коцуинкл

وليام كوتزوينكل، 1938-

コッツウィンクル, ウイリアム

コツウィンクル, ウィリアム

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Walter the farting dog : trouble at the yard saleE.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novelE.T., the book of the Green Planet : a new novelThe bear went over the mountainWalter the farting dog goes on a cruiseRough weather ahead for Walter the farting dogWalter the farting dog : banned from the beachE.T., the Extra-Terrestrial storybook