WorldCat Identities

Hathorn, Elizabeth

Works: 234 works in 566 publications in 7 languages and 8,047 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Literature  Poetry  Drama  Pictorial works  Young adult works  War stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist
Classifications: PZ7.H2843, A823.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Hathorn
Way home by Libby Hathorn( Book )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shane finds a no-name stray cat and takes it through the dangers of the city to his home, a corner of an alley
Thunderwith by Libby Hathorn( Book )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she moves to the Australian outback following her mother's death, fifteen-year-old Laura's friendship with a strange and beautiful dog helps her adjust to a new life with an unfamiliar father and unfriendly stepfamily
Sky sash so blue by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special sky blue sash that a young slave girl offers to give her older sister for her wedding dress becomes a tie that binds the family together when the sister moves away
Grandma's shoes by Libby Hathorn( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl copes with her grandmother's death with the help of the old woman's shoes and some special memories
The tram to Bondi beach by Libby Hathorn( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Tamil and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keiran longs to be a paper boy and sell papers to the passengers on the tram that goes by his flat in a small Australian town
The wonder thing by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a lyrical poem (which is also a riddle) and stunning linoleun-block prints, Libby Hathorn and Peter Gouldthorpe guide readers on a journey around the world--and to a deeper appreciation of "the wonder thing" that is all around us."--Dust cover
Freya's fantastic surprise by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jealous of the big surprise her friend Miriam has told everyone at school, Freya begins inventing one fantastic surprise after another for their school's News Time, until her mother supplies her with a real surprise to announce
Ich liebe dich buch by Libby Hathorn( )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieben Sie Bücher?Nun, dann sollten Sie in diesem tauchen!Kommen mit auf eine Reise durch die Seiten dieser bezaubernden Bilderbuch. Es erinnert uns an all die Bücher, die wir lieben, und warum wir gerne sehen und zu fühlen, zu berühren und zu riechen und sogar schmecken Bücher und Geschichten. Lassen Sie dieses Buch erhellen das Leben Ihres Kindes!Auch verfügbar in Englisch und Portugiesisch
Outside by Libby Hathorn( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like the garden it portrays, this is a Baroque wonderland waiting to be explored, a shimmery place of texture, luminosity and colour where time stands still and memories are born. Two internationally acclaimed creators-author Libby Hathorn and artist Ritva Voutila-have coupled their dazzling imaginative powers to capture the wonder of childhood in this homage to the magic of a garden
A soldier, a dog and a boy by Libby Hathorn( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young soldier far from home, a boy orphaned by war, and the stray dog that brings them together. A powerful history of the Somme from one of Australia's most acclaimed children's authors
Eventual Poppy day by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1915 and eighteen-year-old Maurice Roche is serving in the Great War. A century later, Maurice's great-great nephew, eighteen-year-old Oliver, is fighting his own war - one against himself. When Oliver is given Maurice's war diary, he has little interest in its contents - except for Maurice's sketches throughout, which intrigue Oliver, a talented artist himself. As he reads more of the diary, though, Oliver discovers that, despite living in different times, there are other similarities between them: doubts, heartbreak, loyalty, and finding the courage to face the darkest of times
Incredibilia by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Georgie is the youngest and this sometimes means Max and Harriet forget about her. But Georgie is unfazed. She's armed with a big imagination
A boy like me by Libby Hathorn( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace can be found and touched and heard, I know you, see you. This beautiful poetic story by Libby Hathorn shows how a young boy finds peace in the every day -- his friends, his family, his insights as he sees war-torn countries and children just like him
I love you book by Libby Hathorn( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child discovers the smell, sound, excitement and magic of reading books. Suggested level: junior
The Lenski kids and Dracula by Libby Hathorn( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lenski kids are the wildest, naughtiest children in the neighbourhood. Babysitters come and go, never to be seen again. But Kim Kip doesn't seem to mind their wicked games and booby traps. Little do they realize what's in store for them the next time their parents are out
A baby for loving by Libby Hathorn( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join this charming family of bears as they sing and chuckle and snuggle their way through a sunny afternoon. They delight in each other's company and they delight in the myriad ways a baby can bring joy to everyday life
The great big animal ask by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the animals wonder if they are suitable to go on to the Ark. What will Noah's answer be? Suggested level: junior
The ABC book of Australian poetry : a treasury of Australian poems for children by Cassandra Allen( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow a river of poetry through country, town, the bush, the four seasons, night and day, and explore the Australian bush through the eyes of our best Australian poets. Age 10-14
Feral kid by Libby Hathorn( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbie flees a difficult family life to find that living as a homeless kid on the streets of Sydney isn't full of the excitement and freedom he had hoped for. When he meets Iris, an older woman who is also being forced to review her life, he begins to see a glimmer of hope
Butterfly, we're expecting you! by Libby Hathorn( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come explore your backyard. Who knows what you'll find? A butterfly, a frog, a bird ... maybe even a dinosaur!
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.10 for Ich liebe ... to 1.00 for Libby Hath ...)

Sky sash so blue
ThunderwithSky sash so blueThe tram to Bondi beachThe wonder thingFreya's fantastic surpriseI love you bookThe Lenski kids and DraculaThe great big animal ask
Alternative Names
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