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Lederer, Helen

Overview
Works: 41 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 2,100 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Motion pictures  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.D66, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helen Lederer
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Indigo's star by Hilary McKay( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member 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.--
Losing it by Helen Lederer( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millie was at one time quite well known for various TV and radio appearances. However, she now has no money, a best friend with a better sex life than her, a daughter in Papua New Guinea and too much weight in places she really doesn't want it. When she's asked to be the front woman for a new diet pill, she naively believes that all her troubles will be solved. She will have money, the weight will be gone, and maybe she'll get more sex. If only life was really that easy. It doesn't take her long to realize it's going to take more than a diet pill to solve her never-ending woes
Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of a new girl at school, Jasmine, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better. But is Jasmine a true friend? And will Violet ever manage to break free of her controlling brother Will's spell?
Clean break by Jacqueline Wilson( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member 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?
Azur like it by Wendy Holden( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is a journalist in a small northern town. When evil tycoon Peter Hardstone takes over the paper, her career hits an all-time low. However, when she's sent with Hardstone's son 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
Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson( Recording )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member 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
Finger food by Helen Lederer( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bella Le Parde's career as a TV presenter is 'on hold'. To fill her days, she sits in a coffee shop and obsesses about a wedding dress in the neighbouring shop. Her luck changes when she gets the call from her old boss at 'Flair for living TV' to present a pilot for a new food and chat show. But her revived TV career is short-lived when one of the celebrity guests threatens to steal the show. Bella finds herself turning to blackmail to save her job. But will her threat to reveal her boss's infidelity keep her on TV? And will she ever find a reason to buy that dream wedding dress?"--Publisher's description
The giants and the Joneses by Julia Donaldson( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every giant knows beanstalks and little persons don't exist. Almost every giant, anyway. When Jumbeelia's curiosity leads her to a real-live bimplestonk at the edgeland of Groil and down, down, down into Colette, Stephen and Poppy's lives, the children find themselves in BIG trouble! How will the three iggly plops ever get home?
The Ms adventures of Ms Wiz by Terence Blacker( Recording )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Ms Wiz walked into school some totally weird things were bound to happen!She makes Class 3's trouble-makers LEARN with magical lessons, in Ms Wiz Spells Trouble. In Stitches with Ms Wiz sees the thoroughly modern witch joining the medical profession, with hilarious results, while in You're Nicked, Ms Wiz, she becomes a tramp. Finally, In Control, Ms Wiz? sees her trying to help her friends in Class 3 to save the Latimer Road library - but things get a little out of control
No magic please! : more adventures with Ms. Wiz by Terence Blacker( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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. As a babysitter she is very unusual because she takes her charges into the television! When she hypnotizes 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
Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson( Recording )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems in class or at home? Don't know where to turn for help? Log on to the Worry Website and wait for the good advice to flow in. At least, that's the plan when Mr Speed sets up his super-cool new Worry Website for his class. Holly, Greg, Natasha and the rest certainly feel they've got shedloads of worries. But sometimes the best advice can come from the most unexpected place
Losing it by Helen Lederer( Recording )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millie was at one time quite well known for various TV and radio appearances. However, she now has no money, a best friend with a better sex life than her, a daughter in Papua New Guinea and too much weight in places she really doesn't want it. When she's asked to be the front woman for a new diet pill, she naively believes that all her troubles will be solved. She will have money, the weight will be gone, and maybe she'll get more sex. If only life was really that easy. It doesn't take her long to realise it's going to take more than a diet pill to solve her never-ending woes
The Mick Inkpen treasury by Mick Inkpen( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time flies for Ms Wiz, & You're kidding, Ms Wiz by Terence Blacker( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious teacher, thought by some to be a witch, is back at school and performing tricks such as turning a class into rabbits, taking another INTO television, hypnotizing the Prime Minister, and more
The bloody English women of the Maison Puce by Jill Laurimore( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member 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
I have a plan by Anne Adeney( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member 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
Special powers by Mary Hoffman( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member 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
 
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MidnightClean breakLola RoseThe giants and the JonesesThe Ms adventures of Ms WizNo magic please! : more adventures with Ms. WizWorry WebsiteThe Mick Inkpen treasury
Alternative Names
Helen Lederer Brits actrice

Helen Lederer pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Хелен Ледерер

ヘレン・レダラー

Languages
English (146)