Most widely held works about Helen Cresswell
Most widely held works by Helen Cresswell
Ordinary Jack by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Jack, the only "ordinary" member of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family, concocts a scheme to distinguish himself as a modern-day prophet.
Absolute zero by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
The members of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family channel their energy into slogan-writing contests.
Bagthorpes unlimited by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
The competitive Bagthorpes join forces in a rare display of solidarity when Grandma organizes a family reunion.
The secret world of Polly Flint by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 981 libraries worldwide
Polly Flint, a girl who sees things other people can't, finds herself involved with the "time gypsies" of Grimstone, inhabitants of a lost village who have become trapped in a time not their own.
Bagthorpes V. the world : being the fourth part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
The members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family contend with Mr. Bagthorpe's attempts to be self-sufficient and with Great-aunt Lucy's visit.
Moondial by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
While staying with her mother's godmother, Minty finds herself drawn to a mysterious sundial which takes her back in time and links her life to that of two unhappy children she meets in two different centuries.
Bagthorpes abroad by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the further adventures of the eccentric Bagthorpe family as they go on vacation to a reputedly haunted house in Wales.
Meet Posy Bates by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 libraries worldwide
The adventures and misadventures of a little girl, Posy Bates, who desperately wants a dog or cat for a pet.
Bagthorpes haunted by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
While on vacation, the eccentric and talented Bagthorpe family tries to contact the ghosts of their reputedly haunted house, pursues Cousin Daisy's elusive goat, and general stirs up the quiet Welsh countryside.
The piemakers by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
23 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 674 libraries worldwide
A "Grand Contest" gives the pie-making Roller family of Danby Dale a chance to reclaim the family honor after their pie for the king has failed.
The night watchmen by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Looking for something to fill his lonely days, a young boy recuperating from a long illness meets two tramps who live in a world that hardly seems real.
Bagthorpes liberated by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Upon returning from a vacation, the members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family find chaos as a tramp takes over their house, their maid disappears, and the demonic Cousin Daisy arrives with her pet goat.
Dear shrink by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
When the woman looking after them in their parents' absence dies suddenly, three children find themselves in foster care and must use all their courage and ingenuity to cope with the situation.
The watchers : a mystery at Alton Towers by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Two runaway children hide out in a theme park and become enmeshed in an unearthly battle between the forces of good and evil.
Posy Bates, again by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Posy Bates and her stray dog Buggins seem to get into nothing but mischief no matter how good their intentions are.
Up the pier by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Finnish and held by 570 libraries worldwide
While visiting a seaside resort with her mother, a young English girl discovers a mysterious family living on the pier.
The winter of the birds by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
A young English boy with ambitions to be a hero learns about true heroism, affection, and the power of imagination when his neighborhood is threatened by multiplying flocks of steel birds.
A game of catch by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
A contemporary girl plays a "game of catch" with two children from an eighteenth-century painting.
Almost good-bye by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 533 libraries worldwide
While collecting things to sell for a school White Elephant sale, two friends are given a lamp with unexpected magic qualities.
The bongleweed by Helen Cresswell ( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
The mysterious seed that Becky tricks her playmate into planting in the formal gardens turns out to be a continuously growing weed that threatens to take over everything.
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Cresswell, Helen, 1936-
Rowe, Helen Cresswell
Rowe, Helen Cresswell, 1934-2005
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