WorldCat Identities

Bell, Anthea

Overview
Works: 715 works in 2,433 publications in 2 languages and 114,967 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Editor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.F96624, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthea Bell
Inkspell by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 5,799 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
Inkheart by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,047 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 Caroline Funke( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 3,029 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 Caroline Funke( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 2,465 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 )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,089 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 )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,852 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 Caroline Funke( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violetta is a little princess who wants to be as good a knight as her big brothers. At night she slips into the woods and secretly trains to become the cleverest, bravest knight in the land. Her kingly father holds a big tournament in her honor. Will she be ready to fight in it?
Bambert's book of missing stories by Reinhardt Jung( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,647 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 1,632 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
Nicholas and the gang by Goscinny( Book )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,586 WorldCat member 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 blindness of the heart by Julia Franck( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,529 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
Nutcracker by E. T. A Hoffmann( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the original 1816 German story, Godfather Drosselmeier gives young Marie a nutcracker for Christmas, and she finds herself in a magical realm where she saves a boy from an evil curse
Inkdeath by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,447 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
Sapphire blue by Kerstin Gier( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,440 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 Bremen town musicians by Jacob Grimm( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,433 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
Inkspell by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now thirteen, Meggie "reads" herself into Inkworld, where she, her family, and the characters in the book face chaos and danger as the original creator of the world frantically tries to redirect the story
Asterix the gladiator by Goscinny( Book )

68 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One little ancient British village still holds out against the Roman invaders. Asterix and Obelix are invited to help"--Cover
Emerald green by Kerstin Gier( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,311 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
Nicholas by Goscinny( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,226 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
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 258 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 English translator

Languages
English (306)

French (4)

Covers
InkheartInkdeathIgraine the braveWinter's endRuby redThe princess knightBambert's book of missing storiesThree bags full : a sheep detective story