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Costain, Meredith

Overview
Works: 624 works in 1,221 publications in 2 languages and 23,181 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Diary fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  History  Christmas fiction  Board books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: A823.3, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Meredith Costain
 
Most widely held works by Meredith Costain
Daddies are awesome by Meredith Costain( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode to fathers and all that they do with--and for--their kids, brought to life by puppy and daddy dog illustrations
Mommies are amazing by Meredith Costain( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode to mothers and all that they do with-- and for-- their children, brought to life by kitten and mommy cat illustrations
You wouldn't want to be an 18th-century British convict! : a trip to Australia you'd rather not take by Meredith Costain( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of how a British thief would have been punished in the eighteenth century by being sent to Australia in 1785
Cheetah by Meredith Costain( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young cheetah describes her life as she grows up with her brothers until she goes off on her own and has her own family
Ballet backflip by Meredith Costain( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella dreams of being the ballet recital, but she also wants to be taken seriously. She's in Year 5 after all! When MEAN QUEEN PEACH takes up gymnastics, and does an AMAZING backflip in the playground, the school is taken over by the new craze. Will Ella backflip on her love of ballet? Can she bear to go along with Peach and her traitorous BFF Zoe?
Friends not forever by Meredith Costain( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Ella's big chance for a STARRING role in this year's school play. But while Peach Parker is busy trying to stop Ella from succeeding, Zoe ends up winning the prize part. Zoe spends all her time rehearsing with the new girl, Amethyst, so Ella tells her to go be HER new BFF! Oh no! Will Ella and Zoe patch up their FRIENDSHIP in time to save the play?
Into the earth : the story of caves by Meredith Costain( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the world of caves
My life in the wild by Meredith Costain( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the life cycle of a penguin as it grows from an egg to an adult
Worst camp ever! by Meredith Costain( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella's arrived at school camp and she can't wait for the FUN to begin! But then she discovers there are spooky noises outside at night, hair-raising camp activities to do, PLUS she has to share a cabin with scheming Peach Parker. How will Ella manage to avoid Peach's pranks AND the petrifying Giant Swing for a WHOLE week?! This is going to be the worst camp EVER!
Friendship S.O.S by Meredith Costain( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella is on holiday on a LUXURY cruise ship. It's going to be AMAZING- swimming pools, shopping mall, ice-skating ... and NO school for a week! Best of all, Zoe is coming too! But when a friendship catastrophe strikes, Ella's perfect holiday looks doomed! Can she find a new CRUISE BFF? Or will this voyage be FUN OVERBOARD?
Devouring flames : the story of forest fires by Meredith Costain( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes everything about forest fires--how they start, how they are fought, how they are prevented, and why they are sometimes good for the forest
Welcome to Greece by Meredith Costain( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy from the island of Mykonos describes his everyday life and introduces his country, Greece
Welcome to France by Meredith Costain( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In each volume of this series, a youngster from the highlighted country introduces the reader to his or her family, school, culture, festivals, and religion. The books also discuss the landscape, climate, major cities, and landmarks of each nation covered. Each book includes a recipe and craft particular to a culture. The series is presented in an interesting, easy-to-read format that makes learning about countries fun
Double dare you! by Meredith Costain( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a new school year, and it's perfect. Until class starts that is, and EVERYTHING goes wrong. Ella can't believe that her absolutely worst ENEMY EVER, Peach is sitting next to her! No matter how far Ella moves her new pencil case across her desk, Peach is IN HER SPACE. Where's her BFF Zoe? How can this year get any worse?
The end of Pompeii by Meredith Costain( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius and how archaelogists excavated the remains of those who died
Doodledum dancing by Meredith Costain( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of action poems. Suggested level: junior, primary
I heart pets by Meredith Costain( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella and Zoe start their own pet-walking business. When their only job turns out to be minding a lizard, and then SNEAKY Peach Parker begins behaving VERY SUSPICIOUSLY, Ella starts to wonder what's up. Zoe and Ella must go UNDERCOVER! With their detective notebook sin hand, can Ella and Zoe discover the TERRIBLE TRUTH?
Native Americans of the great plains by Meredith Costain( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the first people to live in the Great Plains region of North America, discussing their culture and customs, daily life, spiritual practices, warfare, and history
Christmas chaos by Meredith Costain( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WARNING: You are about to read my UTTERLY BIGGEST SECRETS. Can I trust you? OK then. I'm Ella, and this is my diary. Ella can't wait to have Christmas at Moonlight Gardens Caravan Park, right on the beach, with her best friend Zoe, and her 'Summer Best Friends Forever' Jessie and Ana. But when Ella's SBFFs go missing, she's dragged off to Krafty Kids Klass (bleuchhh!) and a HORRIFICALLY HORRIBLE thing happens, her perfect holiday turns into CHAOS!
Pony school showdown by Meredith Costain( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella decides to join Zoe at Pony School for the holidays and when meanie Peach Parker turns up, they fear it will be the worst idea ever. But the tables turn when Peach is knocked off her perch by posh girls Letitia and Lavinia. Will Ella's love of horses be ruined by the new snobs in town? And most confusing of all, is Ella starting to feel sorry for Peach?
 
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Alternative Names
Costain, Meredith

Meredith Costain Australian author, Meredith Contain, has written many lovely children's books over the years. Her books are recommended for ages 4-7

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Languages
English (101)

French (4)