WorldCat Identities

Swindells, Robert E. 1939-

Overview
Works: 245 works in 1,027 publications in 14 languages and 15,184 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories  History  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Dedicatee
Classifications: PZ7.S9818, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Robert E Swindells
 
Most widely held works by Robert E Swindells
Brother in the land by Robert E Swindells( Book )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nuclear war hits England, a teenage survivor and his little brother must fight for their lives in a harsh new world
Stone cold by Robert E Swindells( Book )

58 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being forced out of the family home by his stepfather, Link joins other homeless kids who seem to start disappearing
Room 13 by Robert E Swindells( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no room thirteen in the creepy Crow's Nest Hotel, where Fliss and her friends are staying on a school trip. Or is there? For at the stroke of midnight, something peculiar happens to the door of the linen cupboard next to room 12. And something is happening to Ellie-May Sunderland, too—something very sinister
Abomination by Robert E Swindells( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Martha's life is made miserable by the strict rules of the religious sect that her parents belong to - She is forbidden to bring anyone home in case they discover the terrible secret that they are hiding, a secret that Martha decides she can no longer live with
A serpent's tooth by Robert E Swindells( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos and mass hysteria spread when a workman falls ill on the site of a proposed nuclear waste dump, an area which thirteen-year-old Lucy's second sight reveals as an old burial place for victims of the Black Death
Timesnatch by Robert E Swindells( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the year 2039, Kizzy and Frazer's mother has invented an incredible machine that can travel back in time, snatch any living thing and bring it into the present. As the secret leaks out and requests flood in to resurrect everything from dinosaurs to dead pop stars, Kizzy and Frazer find their mother's dream becoming a nightmare
Shrapnel by Robert E Swindells( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon tracks down his older brother, Raymond, who is missing after World War II begins and, although his brother claims he is acting as a secret agent for the government, Gordon is unsure what to believe
Blitzed by Robert E Swindells( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is fascinated by World War Two. But he discovers the reality is very different from how he had imagined it when a school trip to a World War Two museum leads to a timeslip - and George is in London at the time of the Blitz. He joins up with a group of homeless children, struggling to survive. And then they suspect someone they know of being a German spy. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Snapshot by Robert E Swindells( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy unwittingly helps to catch a terrorist
Follow a shadow by Robert E Swindells( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headed for trouble with drugs and alcohol, a boy who longs to escape his unexciting world discovers a mysterious portrait of a man much like himself, and subsequently becomes involved in a chain of events that change his life forever
Hydra by Robert E Swindells( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midge codntinued to sweep the field with her light, and after a moment she found the edge of the great round depression ... _
Blackout by Robert E Swindells( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II begins in England, a group of children yearning for excitement follows a mysterious woman into the rotten mines of Golfodd
The very special baby by Robert E Swindells( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and Dutch and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A camel born with three humps helps three wise men carry gifts to a newborn king
A skull in Shadows Lane by Robert E Swindells( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. When they head for the eerie, abandoned Shadows Lane to explore a deserted house, they find more than they bargained for: a human tooth. Then a creepy, skeletal face appears at a dark window. Believing there's a skeleton haunting Shadows Lane, the children are shocked to learn the truth about "Boney"--He's an escaped prisoner of war. But someone else is also hiding in the village, someone much more dangerous."--Amazon.com
Nightmare stairs by Robert E Swindells( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night Kirsty wakes up screaming - She has a terrible nightmare that she is falling down the stairs - When she discovers that her grandma died falling downstairs, she begins to wonder whether there is a dark secret in her family_
The moonpath : and other tales of the bizarre by Robert E Swindells( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five tales with an ironic twist at the end: "The Moonpath," "The Plastic-Eaters," "The Rajah," "The Mermaid," and "The Fell-Dog."
Daz 4 Zoe by Robert E Swindells( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe and Daz inhabit different worlds in the divided society of the twenty-first century Britain, until a brief and dangerous encounter changes their lives
Invisible! by Robert E Swindells( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rosie shows the twins how to become invisible, it's exciting, it's fun but it is also frightening. Especially when Rosie's Dad becomes a suspect in a local crime and the gang have to become invisible to find the real criminals. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Inside the worm by Robert E Swindells( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Finnish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fliss and her friends are working on a re-enactment of a local legend about a terrifying creature known as the Worm, and as they make their preparations something very sinister begins to happen. Social studies: customs and traditions. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Trick or treat by Robert E Swindells( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harley's got to take his kid brother and sister trick or treating. When he's not looking, they go missing. And when he finds them, something's happened. They're different. They want to play. But there are no rules to this game
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Swindells British writer

Robert Swindells Brits schrijver

Robert Swindells englischer Schriftsteller

Robert Swindells escritor británico

Suwinderuzu, Robāto 1939-

Swidells, Robert 1939-

Swindells, Robert

Swindells, Robert 1939-

Swindells, Robert E.

Swindells, Robert E. 1939-

Swindells, Robert Edward 1939-

스윈델스, 로버트 1939-

スウィンデルズ, ロバート

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