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Eccleston, Melissa

Works: 134 works in 268 publications in 1 language and 1,454 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Short stories  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  History  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction  Horror fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR9619.3.C5394, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Melissa Eccleston
Most widely held works by Melissa Eccleston
The family frying pan by Bryce Courtenay( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs Moses is a small woman with a big heart and enormous courage. The only survivor of a Cossack raid on her village, she takes with her a big cast-iron frying pan, so heavy that she can only sling it over her back. Yet this is no ordinary frying pan, it's The family frying pan, blessed with a Russian soul. From this frying pan Mrs Moses manages to feed the various refugees who are travelling with her across Russia to freedom. In return, each of the group must tell a story around the campfire at night, stories of compassion and bravery, of human frailty and, above all, of hope
Upside down inside out by Monica McInerney( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever been tempted to pretend you were someone exotic, someone adventurous, someone different? Set in Ireland, England and Australia, this is the funny and heartwarming story of two people whose lives are about to turn upside down and inside out. Eva is off to Australia on a break from her job in a Dublin delicatessen, hoping to forget a fizzled romance and find inspiration for a new career. Joseph is taking a holiday from his stressful London job. Each is on a search for some answers about life. Then something quite unexpected happens
Thursday's child by Sonya Hartnett( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, looking back on her childhood, recounts her farm family's poverty, her father's cowardice, and her younger brother's obsession for digging tunnels and living underground
Mates, dates and portobello princesses by Cathy Hopkins( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nesta has met the perfect boy: good-looking, fun, sweet. But there are problems too. Simon's from a rich, upper-class background - with a lifestyle to match - and it's difficult for Nesta to keep up. And then there's Simon's friend Cressida. The ice queen. The Portobello Princess. Not one to give in, Nesta determines to impress the new crowd, but finds herself out of her depth. Luckily she has Lucy and Izzie to help her reassess what really matters
A taste for it by Monica McInerney( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maura Carmody's off on the trip of a lifetime. A talented chef, she's travelling around Ireland for a month to promote Australian food and wine. Maura's expecting a straightforward business trip. But what she gets is a whirlwind of mishaps, misunderstandings, rivals and revelations - and Dominic Hanrahan, who's giving her plenty of food for thought
Undine by Penni Russon( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Undine, hearing her presumably deceased father calling to her and feeling a strange force growing inside her, travels to the sea to discover the depths of her magical powers
Breathe by Penni Russon( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Undine is excited about leaving Tasmania for a trip to see her father in Greece, she is also conflicted about using the magic that wells up inside her and confused about her personal relationships, including the one with her best friend Trout
Spin the bottle by Monica McInerney( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lainey Byrne is a woman in control, juggling a hectic job, her boyfriend Adam and a family with more than its fair share of dramas. Things go into a spin when she is wrenched from her life in Melbourne to run a B & B in Ireland for a year. Bed-and-breakfast quickly tumbles into bed-and-bedlam, especially when a reunion with childhood friend Rohan Hartigan sparks an unexpected romantic dilemma
Drift by Penni Russon( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Undine thinks she could be happy living in a world where Stephen is still alive. Back in the real world, Trout could be happy too - as long as he doesn't think about Undine's disappearance, or why her shadow appears in his photographs. Phoenix is now in town, a drifter, passing through with his conjuring tricks. But they can't keep drifting forever, and one hot summer night their worlds collide"--Container
Up a tree by Sherryl Clark( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I gave Simon a little shove, but it was enough to start him moving, then he quickly picked up speed. Too quickly. 'Slow down!' I screamed out into the Gorge. Simon and Molly would rather be tortured by Pecker the Parrot or chased by an axe-wielding Dunny Brush than go on the Grubb twin's dodgy flying fox again. But when a kid's in trouble up the Gorge, they mightn't have a choice
Deadly! by Morris Gleitzman( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprocket's lost his memory; Amy's lost her dad. So now the two of them are on a quest that will take them to the weirdest nudist colony in the world, a hidden community whose dangerous experiments are keeping the nudists alive artificially. Now that their secret is out, are Amy and Sprocket's lives in peril?
Nine lives : books 4-6 by Lucy Daniels( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bracken, the Bradmans' cat, gave birth to nine adorable kittens, they all went off to very different homes. But their adventures had only just begun. Find out what these nine special kittens, Ginger, Nutmeg, and Clove; Emerald, Amber and Jet; and Daisy, Buttercup and Weed are up to now
The witch in the lake by Anna Fienberg( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leo has heard the stories since he was a baby and now he's determined to find out if it's true ... Leo is a wizard, like his great grandfather Illuminato, but there are sinister secrets at work against him"--Container
One whole and perfect day by Judith Clarke( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freakish, thought Lily. That was the word for her family. Not freaks exactly, but all peculiar in their own way. And Lily had always been the sensible one. Sometimes she wished she could be like the other girls in her year ... Maybe she should fall in love. What could be less sensible than that? Fall in love? Ridiculous! But as she scurried down the corridor she saw Daniel Steadman and their eyes caught, only for a second, but the tiny encounter gave Lily a strange light woozy feeling inside her head. It made her brain feel funny, like a tablet fizzing, dissolving away inside a water glass
Dear Venny, dear Saffron by Gary Crew( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When is a school assignment not a drag? When it's the beginning of a love affair. Venny and Saffron keep writing long after the assignment is finished, and for Venny, who is seriously injured in a car accident, Saffron's letters are a life line
Sheila the heeler by Margaret Clark( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattle dogs are extremely intelligent, love to work hard and are fiercely loyal. So when Ben, the old hermit who's lived in the bush for years, suddenly vanishes, his blue heeler dog Sheila is very agitated, and comes to animal haven for help
Shadows of power by Jennifer Bacia( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prostitution ... organized crime ... media ... corruption. Shadows of power is a compelling tale of one woman's driving ambition and all-consuming passion
When you wake and find me gone by Maureen McCarthy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything is coming together for twenty-year-old Kit. She loves her new subjects at uni, she has some great friends, her big country family is safely three hours drive away, and the lecturer she's been idolising for months seems interested in her. Kit's life is taking off! But then there's an accident, the family calls Kit back, and suddenly all her certainties are shattered. Kit takes off to Ireland in search of answers. What she finds is a past dominated by violence, a present where the history still lives and a man who can help her understand
A dangerous girl by Catherine Bateson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merri, John, Leigh and Nick are positioned like the four points of a gameboard. Gentle John is Dungeon Master and a craftsman of wood, but can he master the manipulative and ambitious Leigh? His sister Merri is seduced by the glamour of the stage, but her attention turns to Nick and his email haikus ... This energetic verse novel for young adults is at turns lyrical and amusing and explores the emotional games played by teenagers and their parents and the compelling crossover of fantasy and reality in their daily lives
A different sort of real : the diary of Charlotte McKenzie, Melbourne 1918-1919 by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the horrors of the First World War are drawing to a close, a danger has arisen that will kill more people around the world than the Great War itself - an influenza pandemic. Charlotte McKenzie, assisting the doctor next door, finds herself experiencing at close hand the effects of this devastating disease - and when it finally attacks her own family, how can Charlotte cope?
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Upside down inside out
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Upside down inside outThursday's childMates, dates and portobello princessesA taste for itUndineBreatheDriftUp a tree