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Gouldthorpe, Peter

Overview
Works: 96 works in 188 publications in 2 languages and 3,893 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Literature  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Creator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Gouldthorpe
 
Most widely held works by Peter Gouldthorpe
Queenie : one elephant's story by Corinne Fenton( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true and tragic story of one of the most famous elephants of all time: Queenie, the gentle Indian elephant. Evoking a time when elephants were giving rides in zoos all around the world, the true story of Queenie follows her from her birth in an Indian jungle to Australia's Melbourne Zoo, where she lived for more than forty years
The wonder thing by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 367 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
Lyrebird! a true story. by Jackie Kerin( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Edith met a cheeky young lyrebird on her garden path, she could not guess that he would one day be known as 'A Miracle of the Dandenongs.' Soon, James the lyrebird was singing and dancing for Edith, mimicking the birdsongs and other sounds that echoed through the bush. Word of their friendship spread and people travelled from near and far to film and record James. But with people came change
Walking to school : poems by Ethel Turner( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates, in verse, a little boy's efforts to be brave as he walks alone to school for the first time
The white mouse : the story of Nancy Wake by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Undetermined and English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gestapo called her the White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up bridges and smuggling refugees across borders, Nancy fought fiercely against the enemy and became the most decorated Australian woman in any war."
First light by Gary Crew( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, who would rather spend time with his model airplanes, reluctantly accompanies his father on a fishing trip that starts before the first light of day
No return : Captain Scott's race to the Pole by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coinciding with the centenary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctica expedition, this is a touching story of ambition and a celebration of the harshest continent from renowned Australian illustrator, Peter Gouldthorpe
Pannikin & Pinta by Colin Thiele( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lake Eyre, created by a great flood in the central Australian desert, begins to dry up, Pinta, the pelican, leads her children Preen, Plume, and Pannikin on the long and difficult journey to the coast
Grandad's gifts by Paul Jennings( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a chilling picture book with a twist in the tail, as Paul slowly brings a fox back to life by feeding its fur with lemons from the tree above its grave. But its the lemons above Paul's grandfather's grave that give the fox its final gift, sight
The dog on the tuckerbox by Corinne Fenton( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of a dog's loyalty to his master is beautifully retold. It is the story of Australia's early settlers, the bullockies that worked the rough tracks, and the pioneers they called on
Mawson by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norton's hut by John Marsden( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenager hikers take refuge in an abandoned hut during a snow storm - They meet a strangely quiet young man there and are mystified, when, later on, they discover that the hut had been burnt to the ground many years agoago__
Hist! by C. J Dennis( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Australian poem about three children who stay out too late and have to make their way home in the dark
The lost diamonds of Killiecrankie by Gary Crew( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a lost treasure found and lost again along with a greater loss, of life and peace of mind
Our dog knows words by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet our very clever dog. He always knows just what we're saying to him. He knows, but does he always obey? A funny story about a clever (but not always obedient) dog, from a father-daughter team of dog lovers. From playing in the park to dinnertime, bath time and bedtime - this very smart dog knows what's going on!
First light by Gary Crew( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, who would rather spend time with his model airplanes, reluctantly accompanies his father on a fishing trip that starts before the first light of day
Ice, wind, rock : Douglas Mawson in the Antarctic by Peter Gouldthorpe( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Mawson is a true Australian hero, and one of the great Antarctic explorers. He was the first man to reach the South Magnetic Pole, and led Australia's first Antarctic expedition. This is a story of adventure and survival, as Mawson faces enormous challenges and triumphs. Kids will be gripped by this extraordinary true story!
Fort Island by David Metzenthen( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a boy with asthma and the adventures and sensations of sailing
The snake man by James Moloney( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is it a crate or a coffin that Terry and Liam help to carry into the taxidermist's house? And is it merely coincidence that Terry disappears so soon afterwards? Or has he become a specimen himself? Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Don't get burnt, or, The great Australian day at the beach by Jack Bedson( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the children spend the day at the beach, Jack avoids putting on any skin protection or a hat and becomes very sunburnt
 
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The wonder thing
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The wonder thingNo return : Captain Scott's race to the PoleGrandad's giftsThe dog on the tuckerboxNorton's hutThe lost diamonds of KilliecrankieFort IslandThe snake man
Alternative Names
Gouldthorpe, P. J.

Gouldthorpe, P. J. (Peter J.)

Peter Gouldthorpe Australian artist and author best known for his children's books

Peter Gouldthorpe australischer Schriftsteller und Künstler

Peter Gouldthorpe kunstenaar uit Australië

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Languages
English (90)

German (2)