WorldCat Identities

Ardagh, Philip

Overview
Works: 338 works in 972 publications in 16 languages and 27,614 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Humor  Fantasy fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Braille books  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.A6776, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Ardagh
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Book )

68 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's ill parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,734 WorldCat member 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
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member 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
High in the clouds by Paul McCartney( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member 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
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member 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
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 902 WorldCat member 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 Polish and held by 730 WorldCat member 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
Norse myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member 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
The Green Men of Gressingham by Philip Ardagh( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member 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
North American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells traditional tales from Celtic regions, examining the cultures, geography, and religions from which they came
African myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come
Ancient Greek myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 528 WorldCat member 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
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's ill parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken 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
South American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells some traditional stories from various native peoples of South America, including the Kayapo, Sherente, Caraja, Bororo, and Tupinamba
Ancient Egyptian myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Chinese myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells traditional myths and legends of the Chinese people, featuring immortals, gods, humans, and fantastic creatures
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 418 WorldCat member 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
The Grunts in trouble by Philip Ardagh( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Mr and Mrs Grunt. Oh, go on. They're not that bad. No, actually, they ARE. Maybe worse, even. But Sunny, their sort-of son, is okay. They stole him from a washing line as a baby. He was hanging by his ears, which probably explains why they're so wonky (but not why he has sticky-up hair that NEVER lies flat even if you pour glue into it or try taping it in place). Stick around and you'll also meet Lord Bigg of Bigg Manor, Bigg-hater Larry Smalls, Mimi the Bigg Manor bootboy (yup, she's a girl) and ... Well, you'll have to READ the book to find that out. But I should mention the bees. Did I w
Robin-met-de-Hoed en de Rode Draken by Philip Ardagh( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Green Men are back - and they're bored and fed up. They've got nothing to do! Lord Dashwood has the answer - he wants them to find the Red Dragons
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Norse myths & legendsNorth American myths & legendsCeltic myths & legendsAfrican myths & legendsAncient Greek myths & legendsSouth American myths & legendsAncient Egyptian myths & legendsChinese myths & legends
Alternative Names
Ardags, Filips

Hala madrid det er det

Philip Ardagh britischer Jugendbuchautor

Philip Ardagh Brits schrijver

ארדר, פיליפ

ארדר, פיליפ סופר בריטי

아다, 필립

アーダー, フィリップ

菲利浦·阿德

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Terrible timesDreadful actsHigh in the cloudsThe fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the DellHeir of mystery, or, Four legs goodThe rise of the house of McNally, or, About time tooNorse myths & legendsThe Green Men of Gressingham