Most widely held works by Helen Lederer
Indigo's star by Hilary McKay ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Spurred on by his youngest sister, Rose, twelve-year-old Indigo sticks up for himself and an American boy who has replaced him as the primary target of the school bullies.
Hotel world by Ali Smith ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
A passionate, funny, serious, captivating glimpse into the lives of five people connected to one branch of the ubiquitous Global Hotel chain. Brought together -- and forced apart -- by a bizarre incident involving a dumb waiter, we share their very different experiences of the life in the aftermath of death, of pain and sorrow, of hope and love -- everything, in fact, that the world dares to throw at us.
Azur like it by Wendy Holden ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Kate, a journalist in a small northern town, is fed up with covering black-pudding championships for the 'Slackmucklethwaite Mercury' and living with Mum, Dad and Gran in a semi in Wits End. When evil tycoon Peter Hardstone takes over the paper, slashes budgets and sacks staff, Kate's career hits an all-time low. However gloom turns to glamour once Hardstone's sexy son arrives to work on the 'Mercury'. And when Kate's sent with him to cover the glittering Cannes Film Festival, she can't believe her luck. But it's not all fun and games in the playground of the rich...
Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerizing controlling brother Will - by turns delightful and terrifying. But now Will has learned a shocking secret about his own past, and things seem to be getting worse. Violet retreats into fantasies based on the fairy characters created by her absolute favourite author, Caspar Dream. The arrival of Jasmine, a new girl at school who befriends Violet, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better. Can Jasmine help her to break free ... - Container.
Clean break by Jacqueline Wilson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Em adores her funny, glamorous dad, who cares if he's not her real father? He's wonderful to her, and to her little brother and sister. True to form, at Christmas, Dad gives them fantastic presents. Unfortunately, he's got another surprise in store. He's leaving them. Will Dad's well-meaning but chaotic attempts to keep seeing Em and the other children help the family come to terms with this new crisis?
The bloody English women of the Maison Puce by Jill Laurimore ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Alice Barnes, the wrong side of fifty, and dumped after twenty-nine years of marriage, has been seduced by a fantasy. But after the impulse buy of a tiny flat on the Cote d'Azur, she soon discovers that Riviera life is not all sunshine, turquoise sea and cafe society. The winter is dank, the bureaucracy impenetrable and the flat is spartan. And as for her new French neighbors -- well, they're not exactly neighborly, nor exactly French ....
Single minding : Lederer on lone parenting by Helen Lederer ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Mr. Speed creates a website on which his students can anonymously type their worries and get feedback from their classmates, which helps them sort out everything from pimples to stepfamily problems.
No magic please! more adventures with Ms. Wiz by Terence Blacker ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Ms Wiz is back, turning up as usual whenever a bit of magic is needed. Her spell as Head Teacher of St Barnabas School sees one class turned into rabbits. When she hypnotises the Prime Minister, she finds that she has a real flair for bossing people around, and when she falls in love with Dracula, the Lord of the Undead, Ms Wiz is really transformed.
The Ms adventures of Ms Wiz by Terence Blacker ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A collection of Ms Wiz stories. In the first, Ms Wiz in Trouble, Ms Wiz walks into school and some totally weird things start to happen. She makes Class 3's trouble-makers learn with magical lessons.
Time flies for Ms Wiz, & You're kidding, Ms Wiz by Terence Blacker ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Time Flies For Ms Wiz: Jack should never have played with Ms Wiz's new time machine - now he's vanished. And Nabila is to discover that time flies when you're travelling with Ms Wiz. You're Kidding, Ms Wiz: There's only one thing that will save St Barnabas School from being closed down, and that's paranormal power. But something very strange has happened to Ms Wiz. She's become almost normal - or has she.
I have a plan by Anne Adeney ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Kayla has all sorts of plans that will make life perfect for her and Mum, but somehow her plans keep going wrong.
Something slimy on Primrose Drive by Karen Wallace ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 libraries worldwide
When Pearl Wolfbane and her family move into no. 34 Primrose Drive everything soon becomes murky, weird and crumbling, except Pearl's room, because she isn't like the rest of her family.
The Mick Inkpen treasury by Mick Inkpen ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The magic finger by Roald Dahl ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Special powers by Mary Hoffman ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
When real life gets too boring, Emily escapes into her fantasy world, a world where she's a tall, powerful empress, commanding armies and taming panthers. But now her fantasy world has become real. With the arrival of the mysterious Powers family and their amazing abilities, nothing seems impossible any more. Suggested audience: intermediate, secondary.
The giants and the Joneses by Julia Donaldson ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
When Jumbeelia, an eight-year-old giant, climbs down a beanstalk and collects some "iggly plops," the little people of children's stories, she treats them like toys, unaware that she is endangering their lives.
Coping with Helen Lederer : how to get the better of life by Helen Lederer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
On the Jewish question by Karl Marx ( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
When life at home suddenly gets frightening, Jayni, her Mum and little brother Kenny, escape and runaway to London. Life is fun at first with Mum's lottery winnings, and they even get to choose new names, Jayni becomes the glamerous grown up Lola Rose. But Lola Rose's new life isn't quite as wonderful as her new name. She doesn't like Mum's new job or Mum's new boyfriend, and when Mum has to go into hospital, Lola is forced to be much more grown up than she really feels.
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