WorldCat Identities

Birmingham, Christian

Overview
Works: 87 works in 343 publications in 10 languages and 16,150 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Biography  Narrative poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PS2429.M5, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christian Birmingham
The Sea of Tranquillity by Mark Haddon( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man remembers his boyhood fascination with the moon and the night mankind first bounced through the dust in the Sea of Tranquillity
A kitten called Moonlight by Martin Waddell( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl and her mother recall how a special kitten came into their lives one dark and stormy night
The night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is the classic story of the magical night when children around the world await the arrival of gifts that symbolize the warmth and love of Christmas
Wombat goes walkabout by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,006 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
The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
A baby for Grace by Ian Whybrow( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her parents bring home their new baby, Grace must adjust to a new presence in the household
The silver swan by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy observes and becomes fond of a swan as she finds a mate, has cygnets, and defends herself and her young from a fox
Little farmer Joe by Ian Whybrow( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 709 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 snow queen by H. C Andersen( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Snow Queen abducts her friend Kai, Gerda sets out on a perilous journey to find him
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 658 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 dancing bear by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 629 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 wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and German and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1907, fourteen-year-old Laura, living with her family on one of the stormy Isles of Scilly, records in her diary how her dream of participating in a shipwreck rescue is finally realized
Oliver Twist by Lesley Baxter( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaption of Dickens's story of the orphan forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London
The magic bicycle by Berlie Doherty( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 473 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 butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten
The windhover by Alan Brown( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 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
Dear Olly by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story told by three voices - a lyrical tale of family, love and determination - told by Olly, Hero, the swallow, and Matt
A Christmas treasury by Christian Birmingham( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from such favorite Christmas poems, songs, and stories as "The night before Christmas," "The friendly beasts," and "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."
A Christmas carol by Jane Parker Resnick( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abridged retelling of the story about a miser whose life is changed by Christmas
Marie Curie's search for radium by Beverley Birch( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age
 
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Alternative Names
バーミンガム, クリスチャン
Languages
English (176)
French (11)
German (5)
Spanish (5)
Japanese (3)
Welsh (2)
Dutch (2)
Slovenian (1)
Turkish (1)
Danish (1)
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