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Killeen, Gretel

Overview
Works: 31 works in 67 publications in 3 languages and 618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Young adult works  Documentary films  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gretel Killeen
 
Most widely held works by Gretel Killeen
My sister's an alien by Gretel Killeen( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eppie gets squished to the size of a strawberry, ends up flying round the world, landing on Planet Sock and about to be kidnapped by a handsome alien prince, it's up to her brother Zeke to rescue her. What follows is a laugh-a-minute adventure full of short-sighted cats, space rockets, burps, possums, owls, goodies, baddies, galactic battles, movie stars, superstars, false moustaches, girls' nighties, flying horses, bright pink lipstick, footballs, diamonds, lovesick Martians and motorbike rides with the man in the moon - and that's all before mum wakes up
My brother's a snotrocket by Gretel Killeen( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's not easy saving the world from your crazt alien neighbours, but thats what Zeke adn Eppie have to do today. So far they've been turned into an egghead, catapulted through the air in an enormous bra, plopped into a ginormous ice-cream and then dragged through space in a stocking. Yes, the alien neighbours have stolen the worlds only ice-cream tree, so Zeke and Eppie have to chase them through the galaxy. They'll be swallowed by a gropper, ride on a snot magic carpet and find aliens in there tummies. But they have to save the ice-cream tree and return home safetly or the world will be sad forever!
My sister's a yoyo by Gretel Killeen( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eppie falls into a pot hole and gets squashed to the size of a strawberry, her brother Zeke decides to have some fun with his yoyo. What follows is a hilarious high tale of escape, theft, bullies, brats, dobbers, goody-goodies, garbage trucks, magic lamps, scabs, snot, bribery, bravery, a blind mum, a fat nurse, a skinny teacher and a boy on a bicycle covered in vomit - and that's only the beginning! THE AUTHOR Gretel Killeen is well known as a radio and television personality and as a stand-up comedian. Her hilarious articles in various leading Australian newspapers and magazines enjoy an enthusiastic following. She has published an impressive list of best-selling books, including the runaway success My Life is a Toilet, and the popular My Sister's series. Her innovative picture books include Cherry Pie and What'll we get for Grandma? Gretel lives in Sydney with her two children Eppie and Zeke. THE ILLUSTRATOR Leigh Hobbs once worked at Luna Park and helped restore an antique merry-go-round. His cartoons have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as the Age and his books include Caro's Croc Cafe, Mr Knuckles and the Old Tom series
He died with a felafel in his hand by John Birmingham( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These hilarious tales of urban terror reveal the dark truth hidden behind three seemingly innocent words - a phrase that you have seen a hundred times before but will never view in the same light again - WANTED TO SHARE John Birmingham's rendering of a life in share houses will leave you laughing, cringing and reminiscing about your own brushes with the mad, bad residents of flat mate hell
You're joking!( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tutti a bordo by Gretel Killeen( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby on board : a beginner's guide to pregnancy by Gretel Killeen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot Buns & Ophelia get a bloke by Gretel Killeen( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every girl's geek guide by Gretel Killeen( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enchantment : not all fairy tales are for children( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Re-enchantment is an immersive journey into the hidden meanings of fairy tales. Presented as a multiplatform documentary project, it is comprised of 10 X 3-minute episodes and an interactive website http://www.abc.net.au/tv/re-enchantment/ Groundbreaking in its originality and scope, it is a poetic and provocative act of creative interpretation of fairy tales. Narrated by Gretel Killeen, these ten Re-enchantment episodes offer new ways of thinking about familiar and much loved fairy tales. Each 3-minute episode takes a particular question that is at the heart of understanding the power of traditional fairy stories to enchant, fascinate and entertain adult audiences."--Container
I love you Zelda Bloo by Gretel Killeen( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zelda is unimpressed when her mother suggests they spend the Christmas holidays in a remote village deep in the mountains to film a documentary about child soldiers. But when their dilapidated plane crashes in the mountains, fatally injuring her mother and the pilot, Zelda's life takes on a shape she never would have imagined
I'm pregnant- now what?( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young women who chose to keep and care for their babies share their experiences of pregnancy, birth and motherhood. These events span a period of three and a half years
Nan yi zhi xin de 27 tian by Gretel Killeen( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breast feeding : the best start for my baby by New South Wales. Westmead Hospital( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the nutritional value of breast milk and how it can protect infants from infections. Stresses the need for mothers to maintain a balanced diet while breast feeding as well as modifying habits such as drinking coffee and alcohol and smoking, all of which can effect milk supply, and be detrimental to the infant's health
Something happened ---- I can't talk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video focuses on people with various communication problems resulting from strokes. It looks at the difficulties encountered by these people and their relatives as a result of their problems
Mothers behaving badly by Margaret Groff( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is light-hearted and includes personal anecdotes, short stories and a wealth of information that is as essential and soothing to the motherload as having a grandmother on your bookself
The my life is a toilet diary 1997 by Gretel Killeen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Big brother finale 05( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A group of everyday, run of the mill Australians placed in a house (located at Dreamworld in sunny Queensland's Gold Coast) and surrounded by cameras and microphones for 3 months to compete for a $250 000 cash prize. In this final episode of 2005, the two remaining contestants, a live studio audience and the televison audience await the final eviction and the announcement of the 2005 winner in a live broadcast
My Sister's A Sea Slug by Eppie Morgan( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A laugh-out-loud novel by much-loved author Gretel Killeen When Zeke and Eppie return from outer space stretched long and thin like two pieces of spaghetti, it's only a matter of a very short time before they both get sucked down the bathtub plughole and a new adventure begins. What follows is a giggle-filled, non-stop undersea romp with man-eating seaweed, pirates in petticoats, lost cities, spiral sharks, stolen treasure, killer cordial, secret castles, magic mermaids, splendid speedy sea cyles, barbie bras, invisible enemies, fat fishermen, elastic eels, fairy godfish and supersonic horses and that's all before breakfast!ABOUT THE AUTHORGretel Killeen is well known as a radio and television personality and as a stand-up comedian. Her hilarious articles in various leading Australian newspapers and magazines enjoy an enthusiastic following. She has published an impressive list of best-selling books, including the runaway successes My Life is a Toilet and My Life is a Wedgie and the popular My Sister's series. Her innovative picture books include Cherry Pie and What'll we get for Grandma? Gretel lives in Sydney with her two children Eppie and Zeke. ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATORSHaving practised strenuously at home upon all manner of forbidden surfaces (bedroom walls, their own arms and legs and each others faces), Zeke and Eppie, the hero and heroine of the My Sister series, emerge from the pages to illustrate this tale. While both prefer to draw themselves attractively and illustrate each other as blobs, the contributions of the real life Zeke and Eppie have intriguingly added a new dimension to the My Sister series as the lines between reality, imagination, character and fiction blur
My Brother's a Snotrocket Book 3 by Gretel Killeen( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

It's not easy saving the world from your crazy alien neighbours, but that's what Zeke and Eppie Have to do today. So far they've been turned into an egghead, catapulted through the air in an enormous bra, plopped into a ginormous ice-cream and then dragged through space in a stocking. Yes, the alien neighbours have stolen the world's only ice-cream tree, so Zeke and Eppie have to chase them through the galaxy. They'll be swallowed by a groper, ride on a snot magic carpet and find aliens in their tummies. But they have to save the ice-cream tree and return home safely or the world will be sad forever !!!!!!!
 
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Gretel Killeen stemactrice uit Australië

Гретель Киллин

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