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Richardson, Bill 1955-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 253 publications in 3 languages and 5,187 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  History  Sources  Biographies  Gothic fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Composer, Editor
Classifications: PR9199.3.R467, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bill Richardson
 
Most widely held works by Bill Richardson
Bachelor brothers' bed & breakfast by Bill Richardson( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goings-on in a bed-and-breakfast, run by two bachelor brothers in their fifties. They take turns describing their lives, as well as those of their guests, their cat and their scripture-quoting parrot. The establishment is on an island off Vancouver
The alphabet thief by Bill Richardson( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When night falls, a peculiar thief steals each letter of the alphabet, creating a topsy-turvy world as she goes. Who can stop the Alphabet Thief? Grades K-3. 2017
After Hamelin by Bill Richardson( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Penelope wakes up unable to hear is the day that the Pied Piper lures away the children of Hamelin with his magical piping, so it falls on Penelope to rescue them
Defects and deterioration in buildings : a practical guide to the science and technology of material failure by Bill Richardson( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional reference designed to assist surveyors, engineers, architects and contractors in diagnosing existing problems and avoiding them in new buildings. Fully revised and updated, this edition, in new clearer format, covers developments in building defects, and problems such as sick building syndrome. Well liked for its mixture of theory and practice the new edition will complement Hinks and Cook's student textbook on defects at the practitioner level
Bachelor brothers' bed & breakfast pillow book by Bill Richardson( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antics of two brothers and a cat who run a bed and breakfast in British Columbia. The novel describes the eccentric guests, the gossip, the romances and the recipes
They saw it happen; an anthology of eyewitness's accounts of events in British history, 1689-1897 by T Charles-Edwards( Book )

5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bunny band by Bill Richardson( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lavinia the badger catches the culprit that has been raiding her vegetable garden, she agrees to let the frightened bunny go for the promise of a great reward and she is astonished by the musical magic that the coming night brings
Sally Dog Little by Bill Richardson( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chaos ensues when ghostly intruders make a surprise visit to the Little household. Richardson's wonderfully entertaining story is paired with playful, humorous pictures" Cf. Our choice, 2003
Waiting for Gertrude : a graveyard gothic by Bill Richardson( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tongue-in-cheek mystery, told through a series of vignettes and letters, considers the experiences of the famous departed residents of Paris's Pere-Lachaise Cemetery--reincarnated as stray cats--as they partake in long-standing quarrels, romantic liaisons, and character assassinations
The promise basket by Bill Richardson( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stone when it's thrown can damage, can break, but nothing can shatter the promise I make." So begins the poem a mother writes on a scrap of paper. She wraps the paper around a stone and places it in a basket to give to her daughter on her first birthday. They are poor, but the mother is determined that gifts will be given when gifts need giving. She keeps her promise, and the Promise Basket, too. Every time there is a need for gifts, the mother finds a pretty stone to tie up with paper and ribbon, and gives it to her daughter in the basket. She continues the tradition over the years until her daughter has a baby of her own... The love between a mother and her daughter is celebrated in this lyrical story from Bill Richardson, featuring colorful illustrations by Slavka Kolesar."--
But if they do by Bill Richardson( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child being tucked into bed comes up with imaginative plans for eliminating bedbugs, ghouls, and other scary nighttime creatures, should they appear
The aunts come marching by Bill Richardson( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do when a marching band of aunts takes over your house? Join in the chorus and sing along!
Dear Sad Goat : a roundup of truly Canadian tales & letters( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of contributions from listeners of Richardson's roundup - stories from everyday Canadians reflecting life in every part of Canada
Scorned & beloved : dead of winter meetings with Canadian eccentrics by Bill Richardson( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy to goddess : an intimate look at drag queens by Rosamond Norbury( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy to Goddess is a photographic journey into the fascinating world of the drag queen. This is a book for the curious, and for those with a taste for drama and culture
The first little bastard to call me Gramps : poems of the late middle ages by Bill Richardson( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From retirement homes, cruises, and children to liver spots, memory problems, and geriatric sex, Bill Richardson's candid reflections on the trials, tribulations and humiliations of growing old are frank, witty and irreverent. These illustrated retirement rhymes for the hoary-headed do not just playfully reveal the inevitable weakening that afflicts the mind and body as the years wear on, they also cast light on the ageless, exuberant spirit that too often remains hidden inside."--Jacket
Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast by Bill Richardson( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settle in for an amusing visit with Hector and Virgil, the twin hosts of a rustic retreat, and their clientele of bookish and perhaps slightly confused storytellers
Bachelor brothers' bedside companion by Bill Richardson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of all the dustballs and other epics of everyday life by Bill Richardson( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come into my parlour : cautionary verses and instructive tales for the new millennium by Bill Richardson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bachelor brothers' bed & breakfast
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After HamelinBachelor brothers' bed & breakfast pillow bookSally Dog LittleWaiting for Gertrude : a graveyard gothicBut if they doThe aunts come marchingScorned & beloved : dead of winter meetings with Canadian eccentricsGuy to goddess : an intimate look at drag queens
Alternative Names
Bill Richardson Canadian radio presenter

Richardson, B.

Richardson, Bill

Richardson, William, 1955-

Билл Ричардсон

リチャードソン, ビル

Languages
English (118)

German (3)

Japanese (1)