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Parkinson, Siobhán

Works: 79 works in 210 publications in 9 languages and 9,792 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PR6116.A75, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Siobhán Parkinson
Most widely held works by Siobhán Parkinson
Something invisible by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,036 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,945 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 )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 867 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 )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 517 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 315 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 170 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 thirteenth room by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruised by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful tale of one boy's mission to protect his young sister ... no matter what the cost."--Cover
The leprechaun who wished he wasn't by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 111 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. He wants to be cool. Then he meet Phoebe, a large girl who wants to be small. When she invites him to live in her house, Laurence is delighted. He starts wearing jeans and denim jackets and gets rid of the pointy hat. But there is one thing about leprechauns that you can't change - they are always up to mischief. And when Laurence decides on a new career? that's when the fun really starts! A tall tale indeed!
Heart shaped by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 72 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
Home : an anthology of modern Irish writing( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 67 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 )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 62 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
Cows are vegetarians by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelle from Dublin visits her cousins in the country
A part of ourselves : laments for lives that ended too soon( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moon king by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 38 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
Amelia by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 37 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
Call of the whales by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 28 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
No peace for Amelia by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1916 but Amelia Pim's thoughts are on Frederick Goodbody and not on the war in Europe. Then Frederick enlists. The pacifist Quaker community is shocked but Amelia is secretly proud of her hero and goes to the quayside to wave him farewell. For her friend MaryAnn, there are problems too, with her brother's involvement in the Easter Rising. What will become of the two young men and what effect will it have on the lives of Amelia and MaryAnn? A story of conflict, hope and courage. Sequel to the No. 1 Bestseller Amelia
Kate by Siobhán Parkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kate goes to her very first Irish dancing lesson she is smitten: It's like flying, she decides. It's the best thing she's ever done. But, coming from a poor family in Dublin's Liberties in the 1930s, how can Kate continue with her dancing? How could she ever manage to buy a fancy dancing costume? Still, Kate has her dreams; and sometimes dreams come true, even if not in the way we imagine!
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Something invisible
Alternative Names
Parkinson, Siobhan.

Parkinsone, Šivena

Siobhán Parkinson Irish writer

Siobhán Parkinson schrijfster uit Ierland

パーキンソン, シヴォーン

Second fiddle, or, How to tell a blackbird from a sausageKathleen : the Celtic knotBlue like FridayLong story shortThe thirteenth roomBruisedThe leprechaun who wished he wasn'tSisters ... no way!