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Powling, Chris

Overview
Works: 213 works in 568 publications in 7 languages and 7,770 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Ghost stories  Biographies  Short stories  Literature  Horror tales  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Compiler, Redactor, Other
Classifications: PZ5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Powling
Roald Dahl by Chris Powling( Book )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 708 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 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about ghosts and other spooky subjects
Rainbow boots by Chris Powling( )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the kids in school have a pair of Rainbow Boots - well, all of them except Denzil! So he pretends that his are being customised and soon he's trapped in a web of lies. But are the Rainbow Boots really worth all this hassle? A hilarious school comedy from popular writer Chris Powling with illustrations from the brilliant Jim Field. Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper with a dyslexia friendly font, Rainbow Boots is aimed at readers aged 9+ and has a manageable length (64 pages) and reading age (7+). Produced in association with reading experts at Catch Up, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties
Hiccup Harry by Chris Powling( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 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 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 228 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
On the ghost trail by Chris Powling( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2020 in English and held by 224 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 phantom carwash by Chris Powling( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and French and held by 187 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
Dick King-Smith by Chris Powling( Book )

8 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
The tempest by Chris Powling( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 142 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
Supershorts : seriously spooky stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 141 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
Best in the world by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conker as hard as a diamond by Chris Powling( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seriously spooky stories( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 112 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
Thing by Chris Powling( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Swedish and held by 102 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
Kidnap by Chris Powling( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Daisy, a billionaire's children, are kidnapped along with Leo, the son of one of their staff. The three kids must work together to escape their brutal captors - but soon Adam starts to wonder if Leo isn't what he seems. Is the kidnapping an inside job? Highly readable, exciting books that take the struggle out of reading, the Wired and Wired Up series encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories at a manageable length and reading level
Quentin Blake by Chris Powling( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mixture of text and photographs in this book hits the perfect note for interested children telling about Quentin Blake's own childhood and what inspired him to become an illustrator of children's books
Blade by Chris Powling( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Scottish Gaelic and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 93 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
Long John Santa by Chris Powling( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Slovenian and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Roald Dahl
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Hiccup HarryThe Kingfisher book of scary storiesKit's castleOn the ghost trailThe phantom carwashDick King-SmithThe tempestSupershorts : seriously spooky stories
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Chris Powling brittisk författare. Född 1943

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