WorldCat Identities

Birch, Linda

Overview
Works: 102 works in 198 publications in 3 languages and 5,536 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: NC780, 758.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Linda Birch
How to draw and paint animals : in pencil, charcoal, line and watercolour by Linda Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and German and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering everything from the appropriate materials and equipment for the subject and the practicalities of working outdoors, to capturing movement, facial expression and texture, this is the essential guide to drawing and painting animals
You can paint oils : a step-by-step guide for absolute beginners by Linda Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the people are away by Ann Jungman( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and French and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the people leave home for a holiday, their cats have a party
The hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hedgehog family of number 5A are a happy bunch but they dream of reaching the Park. Unfortunately, a very busy road lies between them and their goal and no one has found a way to cross it in safety. No one, that is, until the determined young Max decides to solve the problem once and for all."--Back cover
Oils : a step-by-step guide for absolute beginners by Linda Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Max the Last : a hedgehog story by Dick King-Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max the hedgehog has acquired a strange crown upon his head, and all the hedgehogs believe he is the legendary hedgehog king. But is Max's new royal status really as wonderful as he thinks? Suggested level: primary
A nail, a stick, and a lid by Geraldine Kaye( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy rescues his mother's cast-off shopping bag and collects many useful things
The magic lollipop by Janet McNeill( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy turns his ordinary lollipop into a magic one when he visits the witch's house
Dynamic watercolours : bring movement and vitality to your paintings by Linda Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witch and the holiday club by Margaret Stuart Barry( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conker by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick goes to collect conkers from Cotter's Yard and finds a half-starved dog chained up there. He leaves with the conkers but makes up his mind to rescue the dog later. Then Nick's grandmother uses her 'conker magic' to help him become Conker Champion of Jubilee Park and he is rewarded with a very special surprise
The cheesemaker mice and the giant by Roger Williamson( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubert and Mary, the cheesemakers in a village of poor mice, supply delicious cheese to the giant in the castle on the hill until they discover that he is using it for a dreadful purpose
The tale of the crooked crab by Delia Huddy( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The misadventures of the lazy crew of the Crooked Crab when their captain decides to take his first holiday ever
Simon and the witch in school by Margaret Stuart Barry( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon and the witch by Margaret Stuart Barry( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witch in this story is not wicked but she is a bit naughty and quite definitely unusual, causing Simon a number of difficult moments
Find the white horse by Dick King-Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rescuing Lubber from a sticky end at the pound Sqintum, the cross-eyed Siamese cat, helps to search for Lubber's home and eventually finds santuary there too. Suggested level: primary
The indoor artist : watercolour ideas for painting at home by Linda Birch( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indoor Artist is an ideal guide for all those who, for whatever reason, prefer to paint at home. Packed with original ideas and practical projects, as well as expert advice on techniques, this is an inspiring book for beginners and experienced artists alike. For many people, indoors is the best location in which to paint ' convenient, undemanding, safe, not subject to the weather and free from curious onlookers. But inspiration can sometimes run dry and the amateur artist may also need some instruction to help gain essential skills. The Indoor Artist is a practical resource for such painters. Professional artist and writer Linda Birch takes the reader through the basics ' establishing a simple home studio area, selecting the right medium and getting to grips with shape and form ' before looking at a number of enjoyable projects in watercolour. These include:- working from photographs- painting still lifes- creating the outdoors indoors- painting from your window ' skies and roofscapes- painting flowers, gardens, people and animals She also encourages the reader to explore their experimental side by varying scale, using colour creatively and adopting a number of different styles. An ideal introduction for the beginner and a source of inspiration for the more advanced artist, The Indoor Artist is an essential resource for those who paint at home
The millionaire witch by Margaret Stuart Barry( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch embarks on a series of money making schemes, including starting an animal hospital and singing outside the Town Hall. Suggested level: primary
The fiend next door by Sheila Lavelle( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie lives next door to Angela. Angela has the most remarkable plans that have a horrible habit of going badly wrong and more often than not it seems to be Charlie who ends up getting the blame
Who shot Queen Victoria? : a history mystery by Terry Deary( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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How to draw and paint animals : in pencil, charcoal, line and watercolour
Alternative Names
バーチ, L

Languages
English (76)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
You can paint oils : a step-by-step guide for absolute beginnersWhen the people are awayThe hodgehegOils : a step-by-step guide for absolute beginnersKing Max the Last : a hedgehog storyDynamic watercolours : bring movement and vitality to your paintingsThe witch and the holiday clubSimon and the witch in school