Most widely held works about Anthea Bell
Most widely held works by Anthea Bell
Inkspell by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,956 libraries worldwide
When Dustfinger finds a crooked storyteller who can read him back to Inkscape, he leaves his apprentice Farid behind. Farid seeks out Meggie and the two follow him back into the enchanted book. Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of Inkheart, the book whose characters became real. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought into being from words, the need to return to the tale has become desperate. When he finds a crooked storyteller with the ability to read him back, Dustfinger leaves behind his young apprentice Farid and plunges into the medieval world of his past. Distraught, Farid goes in search of Meggie, and before long, both are caught inside the book, too. But the story is threatening to evolve in ways neither of them could ever have imagined.
Inkheart by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3,289 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Inkdeath by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,748 libraries worldwide
As Bluejay--Mo's fictitious double--tries to keep the Book of Immortality from unraveling, Adderhead kidnaps all the children in the kingdom, asking for Bluejay's surrender or the children will be doomed to slavery in the silver mines.
Igraine the brave by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 2,200 libraries worldwide
The daughter of two magicians, twelve-year-old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and when their castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor bent on stealing their singing magic books, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery.
Winter's end by Jean-Claude Mourlevat ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,082 libraries worldwide
Fleeing across icy mountains from a pack of terrifying dog-men sent to hunt them down, four teenagers escape from their prison-like boarding schools to take up the fight against the tyrannical government that murdered their parents fifteen years earlier.
Bambert's book of missing stories by Reinhardt Jung ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 libraries worldwide
A recluse, having written stories peopled with beloved characters, releases them into the world on hot-air balloons, hoping they will find life and return to him.
The little mermaid by H. C Andersen ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win a prince's love and earn an immortal soul for herself.
Three bags full : a sheep detective story by Leonie Swann ( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
A flock of sheep living on a hillside near the Irish village of Glennkill, regularly exposed to literature by their shepherd George, feel well-equipped to investigate murder after they find George dead--pinned to the ground with a spade.
Nicholas by Goscinny ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
This collection of stories focuses on the whimsical adventures and misadventures of little Nicolas and his friends at school and at play. Available to English-speaking children for the first time, this worldwide classic is one of a five book series that brings to life the day-to-day adventures of a young school boy--amusing, endearing, and always in trouble.
Tiger moon by Antonia Michaelis ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Sold to be the eighth wife of a rich and cruel merchant, Safia, also called Raka, tries to escape her fate by telling stories of Farhad the thief, his companion Nitish the white tiger, and their travels across India to retrieve a famous jewel that will save a kidnapped princess from becoming the bride of a demon king.
The blindness of the heart by Julia Franck ( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
A multi-generational family story set in the Germany of the early twentieth century that reveals the devastating effect of war on the human heart.
The boys from St. Petri by Bjarne B Reuter ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
In 1942, a group of young men begin a series of increasingly dangerous protests against the German invaders of their Danish homeland.
The nightingale by H. C Andersen ( Book )
15 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him.
Nicholas and the gang by Goscinny ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Nicholas is invited to a birthday party by the girl next door, plays a very messy game of chess, and learns that walking on your hands is much harder than turning somersaults.
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year excluded by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.
The Bremen town musicians : a tale ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
While on their way to Bremen, four aging animals who are no longer of any use to their masters find a new home after outwitting a gang of robbers.
Eva's cousin by Sibylle Knauss ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Twenty-year-old Marlene is delighted when her glamorous, older cousin, Eva Braun, invites her to Adolf Hitler's Bavarian mountain retreat, where, in 1944, Marlene finds herself in an opulent and dangerous world.
The swineherd by H. C Andersen ( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
A prince disguises himself as a swineherd and learns the true character of the princess he desires.
Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales by H. C Andersen ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Eight tales chosen by the illustrator, winner of the 1990 Hans Christian Andersen Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of illustration for children.
The brave little tailor ( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 746 libraries worldwide
A tailor who kills seven flies with one blow outwits the king and earns half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in marriage.
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