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Ardagh, Philip

Overview
Works: 301 works in 875 publications in 15 languages and 29,002 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Fantasy fiction  Picture books  Humorous stories  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 )
65 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,211 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
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,892 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,791 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. In the third installment of the Eddie Dickens saga, our poor hero Eddie finds himself on the way to America aboard the sailing ship Pompous Pig, along with a cargo hold full of left shoes, the world-famous Dog's Bone Diamond, and some of the most dangerous traveling companions anyone might have the misfortune to share a ship with. A mysterious stowaway and some familiar faces from Eddie's past only complicate matters, as does being tied up and set adrift in a leaky rowboat. (Don't you hate it when that happens?) Will Eddie ever reach America?
High in the clouds by Paul McCartney( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 1,207 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 )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,205 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 )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 1,001 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 )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 831 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
Ancient Greek myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 644 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 602 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
The Green Men of Gressingham by Philip Ardagh( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 595 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of traditional tales from North America, reflecting the cultures of Native Americans, European settlers, and African Americans
Norse myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 555 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
Celtic myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 544 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come
South American myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells some traditional stories from various native peoples of South America, including the Kayapo, Sherente, Caraja, Bororo, and Tupinambe
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 491 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
Ancient Egyptian myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 471 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
Chinese myths & legends by Philip Ardagh( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells traditional myths and legends of the Chinese people, providing brief commentary on the cultural context of the stories
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 442 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
Dubious deeds by Philip Ardagh( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and German and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddie's adventures didn't end with the Eddie Dickens Triloghy. Life has a lot more in store for him. Eddie arrives in the heather highland of Scotland aboard the Tartan Tiger, to find himslf plunged into a land-ownership dispute with a group of hairy vegetarians and embroiled in an outrageous plot which ultimately brings him face-to-face with Queen Victoria
 
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Alternative Names
Ardags, Filips
ארדר, פיליפ
アーダー, フィリップ
Languages
English (245)
German (30)
Chinese (6)
Italian (6)
Polish (5)
Russian (4)
Dutch (4)
Spanish (3)
French (3)
Finnish (3)
Czech (3)
Danish (2)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (1)
Hungarian (1)
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