WorldCat Identities

Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 270 works in 946 publications in 16 languages and 48,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Pictorial works  Humor  Suspense fiction  Horror tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.A6776, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Roberts
The dumpster diver by Janet S Wong( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a month--every week in the summer--Steve the electrician dons special gear and, with the help of youngsters who live in his building, dives into a dumpster seeking useful objects that they can transform into imaginative new ones
Mrs. Crump's cat by Linda Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranky Mrs. Crump has no use for cats, but when she finds a stray shivering on her doorstep her life is subtly--and pleasantly--transformed
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,659 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
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,512 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?
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junkyard, Einstein, Wheels, Pencil, Spider, Hollywood, Spitball, Clips, and Google-Eyes team up to try to outwit their teacher Miss Breakbone--Résumé de l'éditeur
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A duckbilled dinosaur, accidentally raised by fierce tyrannosauruses who would eat duckbills if only they could reach them, tries to be like his "family" but finally gives up, runs away, and finds a real home with others of his kind
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Emily Vole inherits an abandoned shop, it is up to her to battle a fairy-snatching witch and get to the bottom of Operation Bunny"--Page 4 of cover
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since he was a baby, Iggy Peck has built towers, bridges, and buildings, which comes in handy when his second grade class is stranded on an island during a picnic
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 1,071 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
The Dunderheads behind bars by Paul Fleischman( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dunderheads--a gang of misfits with unique and unusual talents--come to the aid of one of their own when Spider is falsely arrested for stealing jewelry
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of the Grimm fairy tale, Thomas--who is called Little Red--discovers a wolf in disguise at his grandmother's house and ingeniously uses ginger ale to save the day
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house and his regular visits from his nephew give him the opportunity to relive some of the most frightening stories he knows. But as the stories unfold, a newer and more surprising narrative emerges, one that is perhaps the most frightening of all
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this updated version of the Grimm fairy tale, Rapunzel has flaming red hair and is kept imprisoned by her Aunt Esme, a heartless school cafeteria worker, in a tenement apartment with a broken elevator
Dear Tabby by Carolyn Crimi( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feline advice columnist assists other animals with their problems, such as a parrot whose owners complain that he talks too much, a groundhog who feels the pressure of predicting the weather, and a cat who objects to being pampered
Mouse noses on toast by Daren King( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Mouse gathers a group of mouse activists to uncover the mystery behind the delicacy known as "Mouse noses on toast" which is served in a fancy human restaurant
Tales of terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One stormy night, in their family's otherwise deserted Cornwall inn, twelve-year-old Ethan and his sister Cathy shelter a mysterious guest who indulges their love of the macabre by telling horror stories of the sea
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The dumpster diver
Alternative Names
David Roberts Britischer Illustrator, Jahrgang 1970

David Roberts British children's illustrator, born 1970

David Roberts Brits illustrator

Roberts, David

Roberts, David (David I.)

Roberts, David‏ (David I.)‏, 1970-

Roberts, David Ian 1970-

Robertss, Deivids, 1970-

ראבערטס, דוד, 1970-

רוברטס, דיויד, 1970-

로버츠, 데이비드 1970-

로버트, 데이비드 1970-

ロバーツ, デイヴィッド

Mrs. Crump's catDreadful actsTerrible timesThe DunderheadsTyrannosaurus DripIggy Peck, architectThe fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the DellLittle Red : a fizzingly good yarn