Most widely held works about Philip Ardagh
Most widely held works by Philip Ardagh
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
51 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's sickly parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken in by his great-uncle and great-aunt, Mad Uncle Jack and Mad Aunt Maude, and embarks on adventures that involve strolling actors, St. Horrid's Home for Grateful Orphans, and a carnival float shaped like a giant cow.
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Eddie Dickens survives encounters with an escape artist in a runaway hearse's coffin, a hot air balloon bearing the escape artist's lovely assistant, a gas explosion, and a jewel thief on the run.
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 libraries worldwide
Leaving his parents, his Mad Uncle Jack, and his Even Madder Aunt Maud at home at Awful End, Eddie Dickens, along with the color-blind Lady Constance, boards the ship the Pompous Pig on a mission to America.
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
When Le Fay McNally becomes a finalist in the "Tap 'n' Type" typewriting competition, she and her four unusual siblings stay at the Dell Hotel, where they encounter joy, tragedy, and a variety of interesting characters.
High in the clouds by Paul McCartney ( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
When machines belonging to the evil Gretsch destroy the woods that are their home, Wirral the squirrel and his friends journey to legendary Animalia and begin a campaign to free the enslaved animals of Megatropolis.
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
In their second adventure, the four remaining McNally children are drawn to the mysterious Fishbone Forest in search of their dead brother's stolen brain, only to discover the terrifying Mr. Maggs and his sinister plan to change the world.
The rise of the house of McNally, or, About time too by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
In their third and final adventure, the McNally children meet Lionel Lyons, who asks their help to fix problems that were created by time travelers.
Ancient Greek myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Retells some of the most famous Greek myths about gods, goddesses, humans, heroes, and monsters, explaining the background of the tales and how they have survived.
Norse myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Latvian and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories, primarily about brave warrior gods, told around the fireside on cold winter nights by the people of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.
African myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 497 libraries worldwide
A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come.
North American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Latvian and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A collection of traditional tales from North America, reflecting the cultures of Native Americans, European settlers, and African Americans.
Celtic myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Portuguese and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Retells traditional tales from Celtic regions, examining the cultures, geography, and religions from which they came.
South American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Retells some traditional stories from various native peoples of South America, including the Kayapo, Sherente, Caraja, Bororo, and Tupinambe.
Ancient Egyptian myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Retells a variety of ancient Egyptian myths and legends about magical worlds, gods and goddesses, humans, fantastic creatures, battles for power, and murderous plots, explaining their origins and lasting popularity.
The Green Men of Gressingham by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Tom Dashwood looks forward to becoming a knight but on his way to start his training, he is kidnapped by Robyn-in-the-Hat and the Green Men of Gressingham, a band of outlaws who are protesting unfair taxes.
Chinese myths & legends by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Retells traditional myths and legends of the Chinese people, providing brief commentary on the cultural context of the stories.
Ancient Egypt by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Asks reader to find the treasure thief while providing an overview of ancient Egyptian civilization.
The Romans by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Traditional tales from ancient Egypt by Victoria Parker ( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales from the Caribbean, including Creation myths, Anansi stories, and animal fables.
Get a life by Philip Ardagh ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
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