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Carmody, Isobelle

Overview
Works: 169 works in 535 publications in 4 languages and 12,697 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Picture books  Adventure stories  Dystopias 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.C2176, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Isobelle Carmody
Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth Gordie is a Misfit. Raised in orphanages for most of her life, desperate to receive her certificate of normalcy, her only chance at survival is secrecy, and she vows never to use her mental powers. But her abilities seem to have an imperative of their own, and soon she comes to the attention of the Council
The farseekers by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since their takeover of Obernewtyn, the secret community of Misfits has flourished immenseley. But in the midst of plans to rescue a Misfit in a distant part of the land, it appears the fate of Obernewtyn is inextricably bound up in their quest
The Gathering by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fifteen-year-old Nathanial moves to a sinister town that has been bruised by an ancient evil, he finds himself one of those Chosen to fight the cycle of darkness
Little Fur : the legend begins by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When half-elf, half-troll Little Fur learns that evil forces are out to destroy her beloved trees, she sets out on a dangerous journey into the human world to save the trees and the earth spirit itself
Night gate by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking a cure for her sick mother, Courage "Rage" Winnoway and her dogs pass through a magical gateway to a strange land known as Valley where they must find, before the sand in an enchanted hourglass runs out, the powerful wizard noted for his healing magic. Rage Winnoway's closest friends have always been her four dogs: Bear, Billy Thunder, Elle, and Mr. Walker. When Rage sets off for the hospital where her mother lies in a coma, the dogs and the neighbor's goat tag along. On the way, they run into the firecat, who talks them into going through a magical gate. And something wonderful happens! Each of Rage's friends is transformed. Bear becomes a real bear; Billy Thunder, a teenage boy; Elle, a warrior woman; Mr. Walker, a small, large-eared gentleman; and the goat, a satyr with an inferiority complex. Together, Rage and her companions embark on a quest to save the world of Valley, a journey that is somehow tied to Rage's family. In this brilliant tale of courage and transformation, Isobelle Carmody captures the magic of Narnia and the whimsy of Wonderland without losing sight of the real world and all its difficulties
A fox called Sorrow by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a dangerous quest to the troll city of Underth, the healer, Little Fur, is mystified by a new companion--a scarred and angry fox whose strong spirit keeps him alive despite his wish to die
Alyzon Whitestarr by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alyzon, the ordinary member of an extraordinary family, develops enhanced senses, she becomes aware of an evil virus that preys on people's spirits, and realizes that the sickness and its disseminators are aware of her and are a menace to her family
A mystery of wolves by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Little Fur's feline friend Ginger goes missing, the tiny, half elf, half troll healer undertakes an adventure that sets her on a collision course with a secret order of wolves
The stone key by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth must find and stop the person infected with the plague before sickness--and ultimately death--threatens everyone in the Land
Winter door by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her own world and Valley are threatened with an endless winter, Rage and her friends seek to stop the powerful Stormlord from using the despair of others to create the bleak weather
Ashling by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth Gordies adventures continue as she tries to seal an alliance between the secret Misfit community at Obernewtyn and the rebel forces rumored to be hiding in the capital, right under the noses of the dreaded totalitarian Council. Her mission will take her far beyond the borders of the Land, across the sea and into the heart of the mysterious desert, where she discovers that she will need the desert peoples help to fulfill her destiny and save her world
Magic night by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late one night a strange, flittery skittery thing enters the house on a big gust of wind and, although only Hurricane the cat sees it, it leaves enchantment in its wake
Wavesong by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth and the other Misfits successfully defend the Land against a Herder invasion, and in the process manage to take over Herder Island
The keeping place by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth book in The Obernewtyn Chronicles
The keeping place by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Misfit is kidnapped, Elspeth is compelled to join the growing rebellion against the Council, but while her extraordinary mental powers could topple the corrupt authoritarian regime she is more concerned about destroying the remaining Beforetime weaponmachines
The wilful eye by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six of the world's most exciting and best-loved writers have chosen fairytales as inspiration for this spellbinding and subversive short-story collection. Includes Margo Lanagan, Rosie Borella, Isobelle Carmody, Richard Harland, Margaret Mahy and Martine Murray
The red wind by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brothers Bily and Zluty live together in a small cottage - Bily maintains a wonderful garden and Zluty likes to travel and find the things that keep them safe through the long winters - Then one day a devastating red wind sweeps across the land - Now they must fight for survival and journey into the perilous unknown - This is the first book in the Kingdom of the Lost series
Green monkey dreams : stories by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'I ride this day upon the Worldroad, alone, except for Courage who rides on the pommel of my saddle fluffing his feathers. I did not dream of journeying thus as a child ... ' This is the unforgettable world of Isobelle Carmody, presented in fourteen stories written over a period of thirteen years. Within it you will find roads of paradox on which an angel might be a torturer, or a princess reject a prince to save a rooster. These are paths travelled by seekers of the difficult deepest truths never found on straight roads; here a boy searches for his true name, a group of pilgrims is led by a song on an ancient journey and a beast discovers hope. Enter this world and you will never again be sure where reality ends and imagination begins, for sometimes the greatest truths can only be told through imagination ... From one of Australia's finest writers of fantasy comes a stunning collection of stories full of provocative ideas and haunting images
Metro winds by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl is sent across the world to discover her destiny in the dark tunnels of the Metro. Another seeks a lost sister in a park where winter lasts forever. A young man fulfils a dying wish. A mother works magic to summon a true princess for her son. A man seeks an ending to his story. An old man goes in search of his shadow. This is a world of desire and transformation, the real and the not real
Ashling by Isobelle Carmody( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth travels to the lowlands to seal an alliance between Obernewtyn and the rebel forces that oppose the totalitarian Council, while still being pulled by the need to learn more about the weaponmachines that destroyed the Land during the Beforetimes
 
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Little Fur : the legend begins
Alternative Names
Carmody, Isobelle Jane 1958-

Isobelle Carmody Australian writer

Isobelle Carmody schrijfster uit Australië

カーモディー, イゾベル

Languages
English (195)

German (7)

Japanese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The farseekersThe GatheringLittle Fur : the legend beginsNight gateA fox called SorrowAlyzon WhitestarrA mystery of wolvesThe stone key