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Bell, Anthea

Overview
Works: 700 works in 2,214 publications in 2 languages and 108,394 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  History  Young adult works  Fairy tales  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Pictorial works  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Translator, Adapter, Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.F96624, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthea Bell
Inkspell by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 5,757 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. 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 Caroline Funke ( Book )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,986 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 )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,972 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 )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 2,446 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 )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,144 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
The princess knight by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,841 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?
Ruby red by Kerstin Gier ( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,758 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
Three bags full : a sheep detective story by Leonie Swann ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,679 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
Bambert's book of missing stories by Reinhardt Jung ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,669 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
The little mermaid by H. C Andersen ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win the love of a prince and earn an immortal soul for herself
The Bremen town musicians by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,463 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
Inkdeath by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Inkworld trilogy ends with a bang! With the Book of Immortality coming apart, the Adderhead finds himself vulnerable. He sentences the kingdom's children to toil in the silver mines until Mo agrees to fix the Book
Inkspell by Cornelia Caroline Funke ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,388 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
Sapphire blue by Kerstin Gier ( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,309 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
Nicholas by Goscinny ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,235 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
Tiger moon by Antonia Michaelis ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Safia tries to escape her fate as the wife of a cruel merchant by telling stories of Farhad the thief, his companion Nitish the white tiger, and their efforts to save a kidnapped princess from becoming the bride of a demon king
The blindness of the heart by Julia Franck ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story spanning two world wars and several generations in a German family. In the devastating opening scene, a woman named Helene stands with her seven-year-old son in a provincial German railway station in 1945, amid the chaos of civilians fleeing west. Having survived with him through the horror and deprivation of the war years, she abandons him on the station platform and never returns. The story quickly circles back to Helene's childhood with her sister Martha in rural Germany, which came to an abrupt end with the outbreak of the First World War. Their father is sent to the eastern front, and their Jewish mother withdraws from the hostility of her surroundings into a state of mental confusion. As we follow Helene into adulthood, we watch riveted as the costs of survival and ill-fated love turn her into a woman capable of the unforgivable
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,104 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
The nightingale by H. C Andersen ( Book )
18 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bewerking van het bekende sprookje. Prentvertelling met ingekleurde pentekeningen. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 5 jaar, zelf lezen vanaf ca. 9 jaar
Emerald green by Kerstin Gier ( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,059 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
 
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