WorldCat Identities

Powling, Chris

Overview
Works: 224 works in 517 publications in 5 languages and 7,884 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Ghost stories  Biography  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Short stories  Horror fiction  Christmas stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Creator, Compiler, Other, Redactor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Powling
Roald Dahl by Chris Powling( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the writer of such successful books as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," and "Matilda."
Faces in the dark : a book of scary stories( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about ghosts and other spooky subjects
Hiccup Harry by Chris Powling( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry disrupts the school when he tries to get rid of a bad case of the hiccups
The Kingfisher book of scary stories by Chris Powling( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of scary stories from the past and some contemporary ones
Kit's castle by Chris Powling( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit and his sister Anna build a sandcastle at the beach and hope that it is good enough to win the sandcastle competition
Rainbow boots by Chris Powling( )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denzil is the only kid in the school without a pair of Rainbow Boots. So he pretends he's waiting for a special handmade pair. As the lies pile up, what will Denzil do when he can't pretend any more? School comedy. Wired Connect is a series of titles for struggling readers aged 9-11, published in association with Catch Up, the reading recovery charity
The phantom carwash by Chris Powling( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and French and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenny's dream of getting his very own carwash for Christmas seems to be fulfilled when he finds one with magic properties, through which Santa Claus takes him on a wonderful trip
On the ghost trail by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After telling his brother and sister that cobwebs are ghost trails, Adam's practical joke starts to get out of control
The tempest by Chris Powling( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a terrible storm, a ship lies wrecked on Prospero's island, but the storm was no coincidence because Propsero the magician has revenge on his mind
Best in the world by Chris Powling( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick King-Smith by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book follows the life of Dick King-Smith: farmer; salesman; shoemaker and teacher, now a world famous writer
Supershorts : seriously spooky stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of tales about ghosts, ghouls, and haunted happenings from such contributors as Tony Ross, Adèle Geras, and Ruskin Bond
The conker as hard as a diamond by Chris Powling( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thing by Chris Powling( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Swedish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Black button eyes. Zig-zag mouth. Stiff body. Thing. Once it was Robbie's best friend, now it's become his enemy." - taken from cover
Seriously spooky stories( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short Stories. A collection of nine spooky stories, this book is sure to enthral and entertain every young reader. There are thrills and chills aplenty, but also lots of laughs in this winning combination of contemporary original stories and retellings of traditional tales
Blade by Chris Powling( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich is terrified when he was confronted by Toxon, the hardest boy in the school. Can he get his revenge?
Sharks by Chris Powling( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the behaviour and characteristics of sharks, aimed at newly confident readers. Suggested level: junior, primary
Harry moves house by Chris Powling( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An addition to the family means they need a larger house, but Harry is not keen to move. Suggested level: junior, primary
Harry with spots on by Chris Powling( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After helping to organise the class trip to Adventure Universe, Harry catches measles: but the day his parents arrange at home is much more fun anyway
Harry's party by Chris Powling( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Roald Dahl
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Hiccup HarryThe Kingfisher book of scary storiesKit's castleThe phantom carwashOn the ghost trailThe tempestBest in the worldDick King-Smith
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