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Harris, Robert J. 1955-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 152 publications in 8 languages and 14,673 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  War fiction  War stories  Historical fiction  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.Y78, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert J Harris
Prince across the water by Jane Yolen( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1746, a year after the Scottish clans have rallied to the call of their exiled prince, Charles Stuart, to take up arms against England's tyranny, fourteen-year-old, epileptic Duncan MacDonald and his cousin, Ewan, run away to join the fight at Culloden and discover the harsh reality of war
The Rogues by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his family is evicted from their Scottish farm, fifteen-year-old Roddy forms an unlikely friendship with a notorious rogue who helps him outwit a tyrant landlord in order to find a family treasure and make his way to America
Jason and the Gorgon's blood by Jane Yolen( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason, who will grow up to become the head of the Argonauts, leads five other boys on a dangerous quest to save the kingdom of Iolcus, learning along the way what it means to be in command
Girl in a cage by Jane Yolen( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display
Queen's own fool : a novel of Mary Queen of Scots by Jane Yolen( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Nicola leaves Troupe Brufort and serves as the fool for Mary, Queen of Scots, she experiences the political and religious upheavals in both France and Scotland
Odysseus in the serpent maze by Jane Yolen( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Odysseus, who longs to be a hero, has many opportunities to prove himself during an adventure which involves pirates and satyrs, a trip to Crete's Labyrinth, and the two young girls, Penelope and Helen, who play a major role in his future life
Atalanta and the Arcadian beast by Jane Yolen( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Atalanta discovers a home and friendship with a bear, misunderstanding from town-dwellers, and grudging respect from the great hunter Orion, as together they pursue mysterious creature that killed her father
Hippolyta and the curse of the Amazons by Jane Yolen( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Hippolyta, a princess of the Amazons, fights to save her people from destruction when her mother the Queen refuses to sacrifice her second-born male child
The thirty-one kings : Richard Hannay returns by Robert J Harris( Book )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June 1940. As German troops pour across France, the veteran soldier and adventurer Richard Hannay is called back into service. In Paris an individual, code-named 'Roland' has disappeared and is assumed to be in the hands of Nazi agents. Only he knows the secret of the thirty-one kings, one upon which the future of Europe depends. Hannay is dispatched to Paris to find Roland before the Germans overrun the city. On a hazardous journey across the battlefields of France Hannay is joined by old friends and new allies as he confronts a ruthless foe who will stop at nothing to destroy him
Tales of the Knights Templar by Katherine Kurtz( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Knights Templar was a military order founded during the time of the crusades to protect pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land. Legend endows the Templars with magical powers with which they are said to have altered the course of history. "The Temple and the Crown" picks up in 1306 with the crowning of Robert Bruce in Scotland. Bruce immediately faces a challenge to his throne, and Pope Clement and King Philip of France, jealous of the Knights' magical powers, wealth, and charm, have them arrested on trumped-up charges of black magic, blasphemy, and consorting with the Devil. The Templars' only hope is to flee as fugitives and seek a new home ... and a safe haven for the mystical treasures they guard
The day the world went Loki by Robert J Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis and Greg may have accidentally turned their mum into a seven foot tall green monster and their best friend into a yeti, but it wasn't their fault. All they did was recite an ancient rhyme to conjure up an extra day of the week, they had no idea it would work - or that the day would belong to the banished Norse god, Loki, master of mischief, monsters and mayhem. As the day wears on, time seems to be lagging behind. Will this day of madness never end? Can two ordinary boys outwit an ancient lord and his monstrous minions?
Leonardo and the death machine by Robert J Harris( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Leonardo da Vinci dreams of becoming a great artist but is finding his life as an apprentice in Florence very boring - Then he stumbles across plans for a mysterious flying machine and before he realises is caught up in intrigue and murder
Thor is locked in my garage! by Robert J Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brothers Greg and Lewis are enjoying a heatwave in the summer holidays - until Loki, the god of mischief, buries their town, St Andrews, in a huge blizzard! Loki is determined to conquer the universe and will stop at nothing to get his way. Greg, Lewis and their friend Susie must make a perilous journey to Asgard, the City of the Gods, to foil Loki's evil plan. Luckily, Thor, the god of thunder, has turned up to help them. Unfortunately, he's locked in the boys' garage..." --Publisher description
Will Shakespeare and the pirate's fire by Robert J Harris( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Will Shakespeare has a lot to answer for. Fleeing Stratford with a band of travelling players, he is catapulted into a breathtaking adventure with would-be wizard John Dee, dashing explorer walter Raleigh and a mysterious stranger known only as "Maddie". As spies and cut-throats pursue him, Will must save England from a fiendish plot and confront the deadly menace of the Devil's Fire. (Back cover)
Artie Conan Doyle and the vanishing dragon by Robert J Harris( )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One day Arthur Conan Doyle will create the greatest detective of all -- Sherlock Holmes. But right now Artie Conan Doyle is a twelve-year-old Edinburgh schoolboy with a mystery of his own to solve. Artie and his friend Ham are hired to investigate a series of suspicious accidents that have befallen world-famous magician, the Great Wizard of the North. It seems someone is determined to sabotage his spectacular new illusion. When the huge mechanical dragon created for the show vanishes, the theft appears to be completely impossible. Artie must reveal the trick and unmask the villain or face the deadly consequences. The cards have been dealt, the spell has been cast, and the game is afoot once more!"--Publisher description
The rogues by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his family is evicted from their Scottish farm, fifteen-year-old Roddy forms an unlikely friendship with a notorious rogue who helps him outwit a tyrant landlord in order to find a family treasure and make his way to America
Artie Conan Doyle and the gravediggers' club by Robert J Harris( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the world meets Sherlock Homes, twelve-year-old Artie Conan Doyle has his own mysteries to solve. Will Artie survive encounters with graveyards, hounds and ghosts in foggy Edinburgh? Or will his first case be his last?
Odin blew up my TV! by Robert J Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange haar blows into St Andrews' harbour one morning, freezing its inhabitants in a magical mist. The fate of St Andrews, and the ENTIRE UNIVERSE, rests with our reluctant heroes. Will they reach Odin before the world is destroyed by Loki's mischief?
Artie Conan Doyle and the scarlet phantom by Robert J Harris( )

5 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day Arthur Conan Doyle will create the greatest detective of all - Sherlock Holmes. But right now, Artie Conan Doyle is a twelve-year-old Edinburgh schoolboy with a mystery of his own to solve. Artie and his best friend Ham are investigating the strange case of the Scarlet Phantom, a jewel thief who seems to walk through walls and disappear at will. But there's a rival detective on the case, a paranormal investigator who claims that only he can capture this phantom thief. With the help of their new friend, girl scientist Peril Abernethy, Artie and Ham follow a trail of baffling clues and impossible dangers, but can they catch the Phantom before the invisible fiend pulls off the greatest robbery in history? Robert J. Harris, author of The World's Gone Loki series and Will Shakespeare and the Pirate's Fire, brings the young Conan Doyle to life in the third instalment of this ingenious detective series full of twists, turns and clever reveals
CASTLE MACNAB : richard hannay returns by Robert J Harris( Book )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the end of John Buchan's classic adventure John Macnab, three friends in search of excitement have just completed an epic feat of poaching. Now their celebrations are unexpectedly interrupted by the appearance of their old comrade Richard Hannay. His arrival marks the beginning of a new and even more hazardous challenge. A foreign dignitary has been abducted while on a secret visit to Scotland and his life hangs in the balance. It is up to Hannay and the Macnabs to rescue him before Europe in plunged into a new and ruinous war. For the man they must rescue was once their greatest foe - the Kaiser. This time the stakes are higher, the risks are greater, and the fate of a nation will be decided"--Provided by publisher
 
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Prince across the water
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The RoguesJason and the Gorgon's bloodGirl in a cageQueen's own fool : a novel of Mary Queen of ScotsOdysseus in the serpent mazeAtalanta and the Arcadian beastHippolyta and the curse of the AmazonsTales of the Knights Templar
Alternative Names
Harris, Robert J.

Robert J. Harris British writer

Robert J. Harris Brits schrijver

Robert J. Harris escritor brit√°nico

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