WorldCat Identities

Parkinson, Siobhán

Works: 89 works in 253 publications in 8 languages and 9,682 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Adventure stories  Fairy tales  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.P37, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Siobhán Parkinson
Most widely held works by Siobhán Parkinson
Something invisible by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a new baby sister and a stepfather, the life of eleven-year-old Jake is full of change, but nothing prepares him for his relationship with an enigmatic girl, her large family, and the tragedy that strikes them all
Second fiddle, or, How to tell a blackbird from a sausage by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outspoken Mags decides to help her new friend Gillian, a talented violin student, reconcile with her estranged father so that he will allow her to attend a prestigious music school in England
Kathleen : the Celtic knot by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Dubliner Kathleen Delaney is given the chance to take Irish dancing lessons in 1937 and discovers she has a talent for it
Blue like Friday by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Olivia helps her quirky friend Hal, whose synesthesia causes him to experience everything in colors, with a prank intended to get rid of Hal's potential stepfather, there are unexpected consequences, including the disappearance of Hal's mother
Long story short by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Jono and his eight-year-old sister Julie run away when, soon after their grandmother's death, their alcoholic mother hits Julie, but when the police find them in Galway, Jono learns he is in big trouble
Spellbound : tales of enchantment from Ancient Ireland by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven ancient legends of Ireland, told for younger children by an acclaimed Irish writer and reviewer. The stories are all linked by themes of magic and enchantment, and are perfectly matched by Irish illustrator Olwyn Whelan's brightly coloured and decorative paintings. The stories included are: Butterfly Girl ; The enchanted deer ; Land under wave ; The children of Lir ; The enchanted birds ; Cu Chulainn and Emer ; Labhkra with the horses's ears ; Gaelic names
The leprechaun who wished he wasn't by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurence is a leprechaun who has been small for 1100 years and is sick of it! He wants to be TALL. Then he meets Phoebe, a large girl who wants to be small
Bruised by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful tale of one boy's mission to protect his young sister ... no matter what the cost."--Cover
The thirteenth room by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sisters ... no way! by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy, a with-it and cynical young teen, still traumatised by her mother''s recent death, is appalled when her father falls in love with one of her teachers, a woman with two teenage daughters of her own. Surely he can''t be serious? She cannot imagine a worse fate than having a teacher as her stepmother, and as for the two prissy girls - she is never going to call them sisters ... no way! But, if Cindy dislikes her prospective stepsisters, they think she is an absolute horror - spoiled, arrogant and atrociously rude to them and their mother when they visit her house. Whatever about their mo
Four kids, three cats, two cows, one witch (maybe) by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beverley, a bit of a snob, cooks up a plot to visit the island off the coast. She manages to convince the somewhat cautious Elizabeth and her slob of a brother, Gerard, to come along. A surprise companion is Kevin, the cool guy who works in the local shop. This motley crew must find ways to support each other and put up with one another's shortcomings, when they become stranded on the island and encounter a strange inhabitant
Miraculous Miranda by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FAMILY & HOME STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). A touching new tale of hope and miracles from the award-winning Siobhan Parkinson. I love Miranda and so will you - Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl Miranda has a Big Imagination, and always wins Word of the Day at school. When her sister Gemma is taken into hospital, Miranda escapes into her own fantasy land, Magnanimous. With giraffe police, ham sandwich trees and a Crystal-Clear Glass Hospital for Getting-Better Children, Magnanimous grows and grows. As her sister gets worse, things Miranda writes seem to trigger small miracles she has been asking for: her gran stops smoking, horrible Darren Hoey is nice to her ... Can Miranda write a miracle for her sister? Age 9+
Home : an anthology of modern Irish writing( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart shaped by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie makes a startling discovery one day - and everything changes. She fears for the safety of her boyfriend Jonno, who has vanished, knowing he is in desperate trouble. Feeling alone, she clings to her dad, her only parent, but he can't fill in all the gaps in the puzzle that is Annie's life. Nor can her best friend. To do that, Annie has to look into her past and understand who her mother was, what happened to her and why
Amelia by Siobhán Parkinson( )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1914 and Amelia Pim will soon be thirteen. There are rumours of war and rebellion, and Dublin is holding its breath for major, dramatic events. But all that matters to Amelia is what she will wear to her birthday party and how she can be the envy of her friends. But where are Amelia's friends when disaster strikes her family? Now that the Pims have come down in the world, what use will Amelia have for a shimmering emerald-green dress? When Mama's political activities bring the final disgrace, it is Amelia who must hold the family together. Only the friendship of the servant girl Mary Ann seems to promise any hope
Magic! : new fairy tales from Irish writers( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of Ireland's best writers offer new fairy tales, including "The Princess Who Wanted to Be Queen" where a princess makes a unique deal with the Prince of Darkness
Call of the whales by Siobhán Parkinson( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over three summers, Tyke journeys with his anthropologist father to the remote and icy wilderness of the Arctic. Each summer bring short intense friendships with the Eskimos, and adventures 'which Mum doesn't need to know about'. Tyke is saved from drowning and hypothermia, joins a bowhead whale hunt, rescues his new-found Eskimo friend, Henry, from being swept away on an ice floe, and witnesses the death of innocence with the killing of the narwhal or sea unicorn. An adventure story set in the endless days of a freezing Arctic landscape, with a haunting presence in the form of the magnificent
The moon king by Siobhán Parkinson( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anxious to avoid conflict and remain unnoticed, Ricky, an abused young boy who rarely speaks, tries to find his place as the newest foster child in the sometimes friendly, sometimes hostile, Kelly household
Bartolomé : the Infanta's pet by Rachel van Kooij( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th-century Madrid is not a kind place for a dwarf like Bartolome, and his family has to keep him hidden in a small back room. Then the king's little daughter, the Infanta, wants to have him as her 'human dog'. But life in the palace is scary and humiliating. Until Bartolome discovers the artist's studio
A part of ourselves : laments for lives that ended too soon( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.00 for Something ... to 0.77 for Bruised / ...)

Something invisible
Second fiddle, or, How to tell a blackbird from a sausageKathleen : the Celtic knotBlue like FridayLong story shortThe leprechaun who wished he wasn'tBruisedThe thirteenth roomSisters ... no way!
Alternative Names
Parkinson, Siobhan.

Parkinsone, Šivena

Siobhán Parkinson escritora irlandesa

Siobhán Parkinson Irish writer

Siobhán Parkinson schrijfster uit Ierland

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