WorldCat Identities

Roberts, David 1970-

Works: 486 works in 1,722 publications in 21 languages and 66,478 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Detective and mystery fiction  Novels  Action and adventure fiction  Readers (Publications)  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Actor, Artist, Director, Creator, Narrator, Editor, Performer, 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 3,392 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 )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 2,959 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
Ada Twist, scientist by Andrea Beaty( Book )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 2,720 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
Iggy Peck, architect by Andrea Beaty( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 2,237 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
Mrs. Crump's cat by Linda Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,102 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 )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,608 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
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson( Book )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 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
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,404 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
Dreadful acts by Philip Ardagh( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,347 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
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,248 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
Terrible times by Philip Ardagh( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,242 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?
Don't blink! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal( Book )

6 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A page turns every time you blink, bringing you closer to the end of the book--and bedtime"--
The Bolds by Julian Clary( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 1,114 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
Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters by Andrea Beaty( Book )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseverance! But this time, Rosie has a really important project to tackle--one that feels much bigger than herself. Rosie's beloved Aunt Rose and her friends, the Raucous Riveters--a group of fun-loving gals who built airplanes during World War II--need help inventing something new. And Rosie is just the engineer for the job! After one flop ... then another ... and another ... Rosie starts to lose hope. But thanks to some help from her fellow Questioneers Iggy Peck and Ada Twist, Rosie gets the job done. And, along with the Riveters, she rediscovers the meaning of home
A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Michelle Robinson( Book )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 957 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 Dunderheads behind bars by Paul Fleischman( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 936 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
The Bolds to the rescue by Julian Clary( Book )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Bolds are a family of hyenas living as humans in a suburban house. But now their kindness to animal waifs and strays has become legendary, and more and more animals keep turning up to stay!"--
The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell by Philip Ardagh( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 918 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
Ada Twist and the perilous pants by Andrea Beaty( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Rosie Revere's Uncle Ned gets a little carried away wearing his famous helium pants, it's up to Ada and friends to chase him down. As Uncle Ned floats farther and farther away, Ada starts asking lots of questions: How high can a balloon float? Is it possible for Uncle Ned to float into outer space? And what's the best plan for getting him down?"--
Uncle Montague's tales of terror by Chris Priestley( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a visit to his eccentric Uncle Montague to hear several grisly tales behind the unique artifacts in his collection, Edgar discovers the truth about his uncle's past
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.00 for The dumpst ... to 0.46 for Uncle Mont ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The dumpster diver
Iggy Peck, architectMrs. Crump's catA house called Awful EndTyrannosaurus DripThe DunderheadsDreadful actsTerrible timesThe fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the DellUncle Montague's tales of terror
Alternative Names
David Ian Roberts

David Ian Roberts Britský ilustrátor

David Roberts auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants, né en 1970

David Roberts Britischer Illustrator, Jahrgang 1970

David Roberts Brits illustrator

David Roberts povjesničar

David Roberts Roberts, David, 1970-

Deivids Robertss

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

דיויד רוברטס

ראבערטס, דוד, 1970-

רוברטס, דיויד, 1970-

دايفيد روبرتس

데이비드 로버트

로버츠, 데이비드 1970-

로버트, 데이비드 1970-

ロバーツ, デイヴィッド