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Birmingham, Christian

Works: 119 works in 434 publications in 7 languages and 15,149 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Picture books  History  Christmas stories  Stories, plots, etc  Historical fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR4567, 823.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christian Birmingham
A kitten called Moonlight by Martin Waddell( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her mother recall how a special kitten came into their lives one dark and stormy night
Wombat goes walkabout by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for his mother, Wombat meets many animals that are not impressed with his talent for digging and thinking, but when a fire approaches, they change their minds
A baby for Grace by Ian Whybrow( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her parents bring home their new baby, Grace must adjust to a new presence in the household
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. The classic tale of SLEEPING BEAUTY is retold by acclaimed author Adele Geras, and joined with detailed paintings that bring the story to life. When the king and queen throw a banquet in honor of the birth of their daughter, they invite all of the fairies, but one, Skura, who attends the feast, seeking revenge. She curses the baby, but her evil intentions are undone by the good fairy who instead promises years of sleep. The pages are trimmed with exquisite borders to give it a classic feel, and the lavish full-color art is highlighted with black and white sketches
Little farmer Joe by Ian Whybrow( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the first night he has ever spent away from home, Joe helps his uncle with a sheep and her new baby lamb, and finds that comforting the animals helps lessen his own fear
The dancing bear by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely girl living in a remote mountain community adopts an abandoned bear cub, but their friendship is threatened when a glamorous film crew comes to town
The magic bicycle by Berlie Doherty( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy finds that he cannot ride his new bicycle during the day, only in his dreams at night, until one day he finally discovers the magic he needs to ride it in real life
The snow queen by Naomi Lewis( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strength of a little girl's love enables her to overcome many obstacles and free a boy from the Snow Queen's spell
The butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseperable until Bertie is sent to boarding school and the lion sold to a circus
The windhover by Alan Brown( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby falcon is stolen from its nest in the schoolyard wall by a lonely boy, who returns it when it will not eat and watches it take its first flight
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Shadow, a bomb-sniffing spaniel, goes missing in the middle of wartorn Afghanistan, his soldier-owner is devastated. Meanwhile, Shadow makes friends with a local Afghan boy, and sees a whole other side of the war. As Christmas draws ever closer, the question is - will Shadow and his trainer ever be reunited ...? Ages 7+
Wenceslas by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story based on the familiar carol, Good King Wenceslas and his page set out on a bitter winter night to deliver the spirit of Christmas
El leon, la bruja y el ropero by C. S Lewis( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How four children enter the snow-covered land of Narnia and, with the help of a host of talking animals, walking trees, giants, dwarfs and centaurs, rescue it from the spell of the evil White Witch
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.18 for A baby for ... to 0.60 for The dancin ...)

A kitten called Moonlight
Alternative Names
Bīrmenghâm, Krīstīn

Christian Birmingham British illustrator and writer

버밍엄, 크리스천

버밍햄, 크리스찬

バーミンガム, クリスチャン

English (101)

Spanish (6)

German (3)

Chinese (1)

Danish (1)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

Wombat goes walkaboutA baby for GraceSleeping BeautyLittle farmer JoeThe dancing bearThe magic bicycleThe snow queenThe butterfly lion