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Bassett, Jennifer

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Most widely held works by Jennifer Bassett
The phantom of the opera by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

71 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880 in the Opera House in Paris, everyone is talking about the ghost that lives there, a man in black clothes, a body without a head, a head without a body, and everyone is afraid of him. But who has actually seen him? Includes activities at the end of the story
The President's murderer by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

62 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The President is dead! A man is running in the night. He is afraid and needs to rest. But there are people behind him, people with lights, and dogs, and guns. A man is standing in front of a desk. His boss is very angry, and the man is tired and needs to sleep. But first he must find the other man and bring him back, dead or alive. Two men: the hunter and the hunted. Which will win and which will lose? Long live the President!
The life and times of William Shakespeare by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Shakespeare. Born April 1564, at Stratford-upon-Avon. Died April 1616. Married Anne Hathaway: two daughters, one son. Actor, poet, famous playwright. Wrote nearly forty plays. But what was he like as a man? What did he think about when he rode into London for the first time ... or when he was writing his plays Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet ... or when his only son died? We know the facts of his life, but we can only guess at his hopes, his fears, his dreams"--Page 4 of cover
Sherlock Holmes and the duke's son by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Huxtable has a school for boys in the north of England. When the Duke of Holdernesse decides to send his young son there, that is good news for the school. The Duke is a very important person, and Dr. Huxtable is happy to have his son in the school. But two weeks later Dr. Huxtable is the unhappiest man in England. Why? ... Because someone has kidnapped the Duke's son ..."--Pg. 4 of cover
One-way ticket : short stories by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three easy-to-read short stories about adventures on trains. Includes activities and glossary for the reader to use before, during, and after reading the stories
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There, on top of the mushroom, was a large caterpillar, smoking a pipe. After a while the Caterpillar took the pipe out of its mouth and said to Alice in a slow, sleepy voice, 'Who are you?' What strange things happen when Alice falls down the rabbit-hole and into Wonderland! She has conversations with the Caterpillar and the Cheshire Cat, goes to the Mad Hatter's tea party, plays croquet with the King and Queen of Hearts ..."--Page 4 of cover
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
Love among the haystacks by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is hay-making time on the Wookey farm. Two brothers are building the haystack, but thinking about other things-- about young women, and love. There are angry words, and then a fight between the brothers. But the work goes on, visitors come and go, and the long hot summer day slowly turns to evening. Then the sun goes down, covering the world with a carpet of darkness... the hay will make a fine, soft bed
Far from the madding crowd by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is a beautiful young woman. Three men say they love her but she marries the wrong one. This tragic story takes place in the beautiful countryside of the south of England
The Omega files : short stories by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In EDI (The European Department of Intelligence in Brussels) there are some very secret files - the Omega Files. There are strange, surprising, and sometimes horrible stories in these files, but not many people know about them. You never read about them in the newspapers. Hawker and Jude know all about the Omega Files because they work for EDI. They think fast, they move fast, and they learn some very strange things. They go all over the world, asking difficult questions in dangerous places, but they don't always find the answers
A little princess by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sara Crewe is a very rich little girl. She first comes to England when she is seven, and her father takes her to Miss Minchin's school in London. then he goes back to his work in India. Sara is very sad at first, but she soon makes friends at school. But on her eleventh birthday, something terrible happens, and now Sara has no family, no home, and not a penny in the world ..."--Page 4 of cover
The murders In The Rue Morgue by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The room was on the fourth floor, and the door was locked - with the key on the inside. The windows were closed and fastened - on the inside. The chimney was too narrow for a cat to get through. So how did the murderer escape? And whose were the two angry voices heard by the neighbours as they ran up the stairs? Nobody in Paris could find answers to this mystery. Except Auguste Dupin, who could see further and think more clearly than other people. The answers to the mystery were all there, but only a clever man could see them."--Page 4 of cover
Red dog by Louis De Bernières( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Dog was a Red Cloud kelpie, an Australian sheepdog. His life was full of excitement and adventure. He travelled all over Western Australia, and never really had an owner, but he had many friends and he always knew where to go for a good meal. The stories in this book are based on what really happened to him, but the people in the stories are invented
Sherlock Holmes and the sport of kings by Jennifer Basset( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 1 [green]
The lady in the lake by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detective Philip Marlowe is looking for Derace Kingsley's wife, Crystal. Is she dead or not? Marlowe finds more than one dead body and learns about women, drugs, men in love, and a police cover-up. Who killed the lady in the lake and why?"--Back cover
The lottery winner by Rosemary Border( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Carter buys a ticket for the lottery every week, and puts the ticket carefully in her bag. She is seventy-three-years-old and does not have much money. She would like to visit her son in Australia, but the airplane tickets are very expensive. Jason Williams buys lottery tickets every week too. But he is not a very nice young man. He steals things. He hits old ladies in the street, snatches their bags and runs away
Changing their skies : stories from Africa by Jennifer Bassett( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Then a letter came for Aloo from a famous college in America. They offered him a place . . . a place with a scholarship. Aloo could not believe it at first. He read the letter again and again.' Aloo is very happy, but soon he finds that it is not so easy. He will need money to live on, money for his plane ticket . . . And then there is Mother . . . The stories in this volume of World Stories come from Malawi, South Africa, and Tanzania by African writers Steve Chimombo, Farida Karodia, and M. G. Vassanji
Cries from the heart : stories from around the world by Jennifer Bassett( Recording )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words
The accidental tourist by Anne Tyler( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday life in Baltimore, USA, is full of problems - getting the washing done, buying groceries and dog food, avoiding the neighbors ... After the death of his son and the departure of his wife, Macon's attempts to run his own life become increasingly desperate - and more and more odd. Meanwhile, he has to get on with his work, writing tourist guides for business people. Then his dog Edward starts to bite people, and he has to send for Muriel, the dog trainer. And day by day, Macon's life gets more and more complicated. - Back cover
Rabbit-proof fence by Doris Pilkington( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilkington's mother Molly, who as a young girl led her two sisters on an extraordinary 1,600 kilometre walk home. Under Western Australia's invidious removal policy of the 1930s, the girls were taken from their Aboriginal families at Jigalong on the edge of the Little Sandy Desert, and transported halfway across the state to the Native Settlement at Moore River, north of Perth. Here Aboriginal children were instructed in the ways of white society and forbidden to speak their native tongue. When the girls escaped they set off for Jigalong - barefoot, with no previsions and on the run from Native Police, desperate to return to the world they knew
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Red dog
The President's murdererThe life and times of William ShakespeareSherlock Holmes and the duke's sonOne-way ticket : short storiesAlice's adventures in WonderlandThe wind in the willowsLove among the haystacksFar from the madding crowd
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Bassett, J.

English (464)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (4)

Italian (1)

Thai (1)