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Birmingham, Christian

Overview
Works: 157 works in 541 publications in 5 languages and 14,533 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Christmas poetry  Narrative poetry  Fantasy fiction  Picture books  Fairy tales  Epistolary fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS2429.M5, 811.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christian Birmingham
The night before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor
A kitten called Moonlight by Martin Waddell( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte has a favourite story about a little girl and her mother who find a lost kitten, stranded by the sea. They named the kitten Moonlight because he was found by the light of the moon. The best thing about the story is that it is true and Charlotte can re-tell it with Moonlight on her lap
Wombat goes walkabout by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 846 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 bush fire approaches, they change their minds. Suggested level: junior, primary
The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and German and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, abridged version of C.S. Lewis's classic in which four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist its ruler, the golden lion Aslan, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 622 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 Snow Queen by H. C Andersen( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kay is snatched from his home by the beautiful, cruel Snow Queen, his friend Gerda sets out on an epic journey to rescue him. As she searches, she encounters a series of strangers to whom she tells her tale. Charmed by her story and her innocence, each of them helps Gerda, so that, at last, she is able to find the Snow Queen's icy palace. But, at the end of her epic journey, will she manage to set Kay free? 'The Snow Queen' is a tale about the strength and endurance of childhood friendship. Gerda's search for her playmate Kay, who was abducted by the queen to her frozen palace, is brought to life by the drawings of Christian Birmingham
A baby for Grace by Ian Whybrow( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and German and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her parents bring home their new baby, Grace must adjust to a new presence in the household
Footprints on the moon by Mark Haddon( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 584 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
Little farmer Joe by Ian Whybrow( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 572 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 )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 557 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 silver swan by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 544 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. Suggested level: primary
The magic bicycle by Berlie Doherty( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 522 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 wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and German and held by 514 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
The Sea of Tranquillity by Mark Haddon( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 493 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 Tranquillithy
The butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African bush. Inseparable until Bertie has to go to boarding school and the lion is sold to a circus, the boy swears that one day they will see one another again
Dear Olly by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 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
Oliver Twist by Lesley Baxter( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 361 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
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never have Aman and his mother needed a friend more than when a Springer Spaniel appears in the mouth of their Afghan cave. Nursed back to health by Aman, the dog becomes a constant companion, a shadow, and that's what Aman decides to call her
The windhover by Alan Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 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
Wenceslas by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 279 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The night before Christmas
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A kitten called MoonlightWombat goes walkaboutThe lion, the witch, and the wardrobeSleeping BeautyThe Snow QueenA baby for GraceFootprints on the moonLittle farmer Joe
Alternative Names
Bīrmenghâm, Krīstīn

Birminghamas Christianas

Christian Birmingham artista britànic

Christian Birmingham artista británico

Christian Birmingham artista británicu

Christian Birmingham artista britannico

Christian Birmingham artiste britannique

Christian Birmingham British illustrator and writer

كريستيان برمنجهام

كريستيان برمنغهام

버밍엄, 크리스찬 1970-

버밍엄, 크리스천 1970-

버밍햄, 크리스찬 1970-

バーミンガム, クリスチャン

Languages
English (239)

German (9)

Japanese (1)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)