WorldCat Identities

Axelsen, Stephen

Overview
Works: 247 works in 466 publications in 1 language and 6,280 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Graphic novels  Humor  Picture books  Action and adventure fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Historical fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.R1744, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Stephen Axelsen
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Axelsen
What really happened to Humpty? : (from the files of a hard-boiled detective) by Jeanie Franz Ransom( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Joe Dumpty rushes to investigate the mysterious circumstances under which his older brother, Humpty, fell from a wall on his first day as captain of the new Neighborhood Watch program
The Crown Affair : from the files of a hard-boiled detective by Jeanie Franz Ransom( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before the Mother Gooseland Games, hard-boiled detective Joe Dumpty is called upon to solve the mystery of what made Jack and Jill fall down the hill--and who took Jack's prized crown after the fall
Winning the World Cup by David Metzenthen( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco and his friends live in Australia, but they come from countries all over the world. And when they play soccer, they play for the World Cup"--Provided by pub
Freda the free-range chook by David Metzenthen( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freda is bored with life in the henhouse. She wants to see the world, and have adventures! So one day she sneaks away from her hen friends and power-walks to the creek. Freda soon finds that life outside the farmyard can be a challenge, but because she is such a gifted chook, such a thinking chook, she manages to get herself out of trouble. Even being lost isn't a concern for this confident, role-model hen! However, when Freda finds herself stuck up a windmill, with a huge feral cat lying in wait for her below, she realises that too much adventure can be a very bad thing. Apart from that, a windmill is not the place to lay an egg
Squidnapped! by David Metzenthen( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl named Holly takes a baby squid from the sea. She calls him Mr Googly, and is fascinated by his speediness and his ability to change colour. As she wanders along the beach, showing her prize catch to beachgoers, she becomes lost. Her parents are worried and begin to look for her. Meanwhile, the parents of the little squid also worry about their missing baby. Holly's parents find her, and before she goes home she returns Mr Googly to his home, too - to the sea, where he is at last reunited with his parents
The mostly true story of Matthew and Trim by Cassandra Golds( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the achievements of explorer Matthew Flinders, who was accompanied on his journeys by his cat, Trim. A sophisticated picture book in graphic novel format
Monsters by Anna Fienberg( Book )

3 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tildy knows there are monsters - lolling on her cushions, reading her books, hiding under her bed. They're everywhere! So why can nobody else see them? They make Tildy monstrously miserable ... until the new boy comes to school. Hendrik knows there are monsters, too, and he knows exactly what to do about them
A very messy inspection by Stephen Axelsen( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Piccolo Grande lives alone in his fine old family home. But one fateful afternoon his neat and ordered life is turned upside down and inside out when noisy, round and red-faced Annabelle bursts into his life. She claims to be his great aunt but Piccolo recognises her for the angel she is - a Guardian Angel, sent to mind Piccolo"--Back cover
The enormous book of hot jokes for kool kids by Andy Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This enormous collection contains five hilarious Andy Jones Hot Joke books rolled into one! -- back cover
Down in the dump with Dinsmore by Margaret Mahy( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something is happening down in the dump, but Dinsmore's school principal doesn't want him to know about it
The Nelly Gang by Stephen Axelsen( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in the goldfields wants to get rich. But when Nelly and her pa, Paddy, finally strike gold, bushrangers are ready to pounce. Will Nelly and her gang be able to rescue Paddy from their evil clutches?
The disastrous party by Stephen Axelsen( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Piccolo and his guardian angel, great aunt Annabelle
The stinky cheese gypsies by Stephen Axelsen( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piccolo Grande's ordered life has been turned upside down by his competition-crazy Guardian Angel. His fine old house has become an obstacle course of prizes that Great Aunt Annabelle has been winning at an alarming rate. Enough is enough! Piccolo devises a plan to give away, sell or bank all the prizes. But little does he know that Annabelle's latest windfall - a bright pink motor scooter and sidecar - is about to lead them into a gangload of trouble with a very wicked twist
Teacher's Pest by Max Dann( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Grimwraither is the meanest teacher to have ever screeched his fingernails down the blackboard! And even worse, he moves into the house down the road from where Clark lives. Suggested level: primary
The oath of Bad Brown Bill by Stephen Axelsen( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture fiction for older readers
Susie the lifesaver by Sherryl Clark( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie was the shyest girl in school. No one noticed her, except for Max, who picked on her and Ben who helped her. Suddenly, she discovers that Ben is in trouble, and she's got to warn him. Suggested level: primary
101 great Australian inventions by Paul Holper( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read all about the madcap Australian inventors who have influenced the world - from their invention of the world's first feature-length film to ultra-sound technology, from the detection of quasars and supernova to much, much more! Learn about indigenous and enduring Australian inventions, high-tech inventions such as Sarich orbital engine and gene technology and inventions that were snapped up by other countries, such as penicillin and Hargraves' flight designs. Read about spectacular failures such as Clement Wragge's crazy idea to create rain-bearing clouds. Take a look at what's on the drawing board, inventions that are still to make their mark and the inventions of tomorrow. This step-by-step guide to inventing will encourage readers to brainstorm their own experiments
The boot thief by John Heffernan( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Lucy live on a farm with their Mum and Dad. Its a great life, horse riding, helping with the farm work, catching yabbies in the creek, climbing trees. Everything is perfect. But then one day something strange happens. Boots start disappearing. One here, one there. Big boots, small boots, old ones, new. Soon their father has no boots left at all, and their mother is very worried. Someone is stealing their boots. Or something. Jack and Lucy decide to solve the crime. Who or what could possibly want all those different boots?
One night at Lottie's house by Max Dann( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur is forced to use his ghost-fighting kit with unexpected results
Wild things by Cynthia Maxwell( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carla has wild animals in her bathroom, and she wants Dad to help her feed them. Dad is a bit scared
 
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What really happened to Humpty? : (from the files of a hard-boiled detective)
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Winning the World CupSquidnapped!The mostly true story of Matthew and TrimA very messy inspectionThe enormous book of hot jokes for kool kidsDown in the dump with DinsmoreThe disastrous partyThe stinky cheese gypsies
Alternative Names
Axelsen, Steve

Languages
English (77)