WorldCat Identities

Powling, Chris

Overview
Works: 207 works in 476 publications in 8 languages and 8,648 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Drama  Ghost stories  Young adult works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PZ5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Powling
Roald Dahl by Chris Powling( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 807 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 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 400 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( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 275 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
The phantom carwash by Chris Powling( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 224 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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 187 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
Best in the world by Chris Powling( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick King-Smith by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new series of simple biographies has been created to support the Schemes of Work at KS1. Each title is highly illustrated with colour photographs and key words are highlighted and repeated in a border along the bottom of each page. Off-the-page activities, teachers' notes and suggestions for further work are also included
The tempest : a case study in critical controversy by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 165 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 151 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 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seriously spooky stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 134 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
Harry with spots on by Chris Powling( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Finnish and held by 123 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
Thing by Chris Powling( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Swedish and held by 121 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
Harry's party by Chris Powling( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rover shows off by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Finnish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry moves house by Chris Powling( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rover the champion by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Finnish and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainbow boots by Chris Powling( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denzil is the only kid in 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 anymore?
 
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Roald Dahl
Alternative Names
Powling, Chris

ポーリング, クリス

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Hiccup HarryThe Kingfisher book of scary storiesKit's castleThe phantom carwashOn the ghost trailBest in the worldDick King-SmithThe tempest : a case study in critical controversy