WorldCat Identities

Bell, Anthea

Overview
Works: 757 works in 2,695 publications in 3 languages and 119,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  History  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Editor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PT2621.A26, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthea Bell
Inkspell by Cornelia Funke( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 5,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dustfinger, the fire-eater who was brought into being from words, finds a shady storyteller to read him back into the medieval world, Farid, Dustfinger's apprentice, searches for Meggie and ends up stuck inside the book with her
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke( Book )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,100 WorldCat member 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 Funke( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 3,175 WorldCat member 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 Funke( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 2,430 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,060 WorldCat member 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
Ruby red by Kerstin Gier( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Gwyneth discovers that she, rather than her well-prepared cousin, carries a time-travel gene, and soon she is journeying with Gideon, who shares the gift, through historical London trying to discover whom they can trust
The princess knight by Cornelia Funke( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Envious of her brothers who are in training to become knights, young Violetta disguises herself as a boy in order to take part in the big jousting contest in the hopes of showing everyone that she is just as capable
Asterix at the Olympic games by Goscinny( Book )

114 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Roman Centurion Crismus Bonus finds out about Getafix's magic potion, he kidnaps the druid to force him to reveal the recipe, so Asterix joins his friend in captivity and together they two plan to whip up a surprise with truly hair-raising effects
Bambert's book of missing stories by Reinhardt Jung( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member 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
Three bags full : a sheep detective story by Leonie Swann( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member 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
Sapphire blue by Kerstin Gier( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Gwen, the newest and final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve, searches through history for the other time-travelers, aided by friend Lesley, James the ghost, Xemerius the gargoyle demon, and Gideon, the Diamond, whose fate seems bound with hers
The blindness of the heart by Julia Franck( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member 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
Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member 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
Emerald green by Kerstin Gier( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since learning she is the Ruby, the final member of the time-traveling Circle of Twelve, nothing has gone right for Gwen and she holds suspicions about both Count Saint-German and Gideon, but as she uncovers the Circle's secrets she finally learns her own destiny
The Bremen Town Musicians by Jacob Grimm( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member 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
Nicholas by Goscinny( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member 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
Inkspell by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member 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
The ugly duckling by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of an ugly duckling rejected by its siblings and other farm animals and how it makes its way through life trying to find a place to belong and be accepted. Beautifully illustrated by renowned artist Robert Ingpen
Tiger moon by Antonia Michaelis( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member 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 castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

K. kept feeling that he had lost himself, or was further away in a strange land than anyone had ever been before'A remote village covered almost permanently in snow and dominated by a castle and its staff of dictatorial, sexually predatory bureaucrats - this is the setting for Kafka's story about a man seeking both acceptance in the village and access to the castle. Kafka breaks new ground in evoking a dense village community fraught with tensions, and recounting an often poignant, occasionally farcical love-affair. He also explores the relation between the individual and power, and asks why t
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Inkspell
Alternative Names
Anthea Bell Brits vertaalster

Anthea Bell English translator

ベル, アンシア

Languages
English (351)

French (4)

Dutch (1)

Covers
InkheartInkdeathIgraine the braveWinter's endRuby redThe princess knightAsterix at the Olympic gamesBambert's book of missing stories