WorldCat Identities

Ashley, Bernard

Overview
Works: 135 works in 479 publications in 18 languages and 11,530 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Soccer stories  Young adult works  Adventure stories  History  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A8262, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bernard Ashley
Cleversticks by Bernard Ashley( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishing he had something to be clever at like each of the other children in his class, Ling Sung unexpectedly and happily discovers the others admire his prowess with chopsticks
Little soldier by Bernard Ashley( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken from Africa to a foster home in London after his family is killed by an enemy tribe, Kaninda discovers the meaning of hate and the value of not hating
A present for Paul by Bernard Ashley( Book )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleasure, a little girl, goes to the market with her dad as her younger brother is teething and crying. She loses her dad in the crowds when she tries to buy a teething ring. She is in tears, finding that she needs comfort as well as her baby brother
A kind of wild justice : a novel by Bernard Ashley( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and German and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because his father is mixed up with criminals, Ronnie's life becomes one of isolation and fear
Aftershock by Bernard Ashley( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Makis and his mother Sofia escape a devastating Greek earthquake which has claimed his father's life. They move to North London and at first it is hard, especially at school, but being a gifted footballer, Makis slowly begins to fit in. But through no fault of his own, Makis lets down his team at an important match and the whole school, even the teachers, seem to turn against him."--Publisher's web site
Dodgem by Bernard Ashley( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English boy takes matters into his own hands in order to remain with his troubled father
That's the one! by Bernard Ashley( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Billy accompanies his mum to buy a new dress for her and a birthday present for himself, they both have a hard time deciding on just the right thing
The trouble with Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
Double the love by Bernard Ashley( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a precocious little girl's everyday adventures with her two grandmothers. The story celebrates a loving multi ethnic family
Break in the sun : a novel by Bernard Ashley( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother marries a spiteful man, Patsy Bligh runs away to join a touring summer theatre group
Running scared by Bernard Ashley( Book )

23 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charlie Elkin's getaway car breaks down after the raid on a jeweller's shop, he and his gang make brief use of Sam Prescott's cab. Almost immediately they are forced to make a run for it, and leave behind a piece of incriminating evidence which Sam pockets swiftly before the police arrive. Charlie Elkin runs the most powerful protection racket in the East End of London, and everyone knows that Charlie's methods are ruthless
Terry on the fence by Bernard Ashley( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and German and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy finds himself growing more sympathetic and friendly with the local gang leader who had at first terrorized him into helping carry out some thefts
Ronnie's war by Bernard Ashley( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ronnie Warren lives with his mum while his dad is away fighting. For him, World War II brings a whirlwind of events and emotions that carry him through the terror of the London Blitz to evacuation and romance in Lancashire, from adolescent misunderstandings to the bittersweetness of Victory in Europe Day, 1945 ..." Back cover
Solitaire by Bernard Ashley( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When shipwrecked, Pax is discovered by an elderly man searching for his only grandson and the heir to his business, the two form an unlikely but powerful bond. But as Pax regains his memories, haunting truths and guilt-ridden deception reveal that their destinies have been long intertwined by a silent betrayal that could yet tear them apart.The author delves into the murky waters of the arms trade in this book with secrets and shocking discoveries, that will have readers gripped from the start
Your guess is as good as mine by Bernard Ashley( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only swift action from his friends and the police save Nicky from a dangerous situation after he accepts a ride from a stranger
Ten days to zero by Bernard Ashley( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Ben Maddox is thrust into an investigation about corruption
All my men by Bernard Ashley( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His parents' move from London to Kent to establish themselves as shopkeepers brings to Paul a difficult period of adjustment in a new school
Dinner ladies don't count by Bernard Ashley( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Donna's birthday cards disappear, Jason gets blamed. How can he prove his innocence or explain why he did all those other naughty things in school that morning?
Johnnie's blitz by Bernard Ashley( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run in wartime London an approved school escaper becomes the reluctant protector of a small girl he finds wandering alone among the bombed out houses. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Justin and the demon drop kick by Bernard Ashley( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justin is always playing football and is always in trouble. So when his football is kicked down the corridor and hits Mr Branston in the face, it must be Justin. But for once it's not Justin's fault, though he did see the whole thing. How is he going to make the culprit confess?
 
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Little soldier
Alternative Names
Ashley, Bernhard 1935-

Bernard Ashley auteur de livres pour enfants

Bernard Ashley British children's writer

Bernard Ashley Brits schrijver

Bernard Ashley Children's author

에슐리, 버나드

アシュリー, バーナード

Languages
English (168)

German (12)

French (10)

Chinese (5)

Somali (4)

Urdu (3)

Gujarati (3)

Spanish (3)

Bengali (2)

Dutch (2)

Zulu (1)

Turkish (1)

Japanese (1)

Xhosa (1)

Yoruba (1)

Sotho (1)

Finnish (1)

Afrikaans (1)

Covers
Little soldierA present for PaulA kind of wild justice : a novelAftershockDodgemThat's the one!The trouble with Donovan CroftDouble the love