WorldCat Identities

Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 356 works in 1,354 publications in 17 languages and 57,684 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Fairy tales  Suspense fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Actor, Artist, Performer, Creator, Editor, Other
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 3,440 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
Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty( Book )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where some people see rubbish, Rosie Revere sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. Hot dog dispensers, helium pants, python-repelling cheese hats: Rosie's gizmos would astound - if she ever let anyone see them. Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose who shows her that a first flop isn't something to fear - it's something to celebrate
Mrs. Crump's cat by Linda Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,126 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
A house called Awful End by Philip Ardagh( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's sickly parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken in 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
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iggy Peck has been building fabulous creations since he was two. His parents are proud of their son, though sometimes surprised by some of Iggy's more inventive creations (like the tower he built out of used diapers). When a new second grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up! With Andrea Beaty's irresistible rhyming text and David Roberts' unique and stylish illustration, this book will charm creative kids everywhere
Ada Twist, scientist by Andrea Beaty( Book )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world. Grades K-3. 2016
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 1,522 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
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,459 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
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 1,361 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,342 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
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,284 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
The Dunderheads behind bars by Paul Fleischman( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 939 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Michelle Robinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young aspiring bear spotter ventures into bear country. But coming face-to-face with the furry creatures themselves, whether black or brown, can be dangerous, and our protagonist, accompanied by a trusty teddy bear, might need to use some unconventional means to stay out of trouble and avoid being (gulp!) eaten"--
The Bolds by Julian Clary( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hyenas from Africa find a pair of passports (memo: do not go swimming in a crocodile pool), and move to Teddington, England, where they live suburban lives, hold jobs, and raise their children to hide their tails and act human--the only trouble is old Mr. McNumpty, their nosy neighbor, who is hiding a secret of his own
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 894 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Little Red : a fizzingly good yarn by Lynn Roberts( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 862 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 )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 804 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. Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror, it transpires, are not so much works of imagination as dreadful lurking memories. Memories of an earlier time in which Uncle Montague lived a very different life to his present solitary existence
Rapunzel : a groovy fairy tale by Lynn Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 715 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
Heir of mystery, or, Four legs good by Philip Ardagh( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 711 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
Tales of terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 634 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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Alternative Names
David Roberts auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants, né en 1970

David Roberts Britischer Illustrator, Jahrgang 1970

David Roberts Brits illustrator

Roberts, David

Roberts, David‏ 1970-

Roberts, David 1970- (David I.)

Roberts, David D.

Roberts, David (David I.)

Roberts, David‏ (David I.)‏, 1970-

Roberts, David Ian 1970-

Roberts, David, povjesničar

Robertss, Deivids 1970-

Давид Робертс

ראבערטס, דוד, 1970-

רוברטס, דיויד, 1970-

دايفيد روبرتس

로버츠, 데이비드 1970-

로버트, 데이비드 1970-

ロバーツ, デイヴィッド

Mrs. Crump's catA house called Awful EndIggy Peck, architectDreadful actsThe DunderheadsTyrannosaurus DripTerrible timesThe fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell