WorldCat Identities

Crew, Gary 1947-

Overview
Works: 166 works in 449 publications in 6 languages and 12,033 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Horror tales  Graphic novels  History  Young adult works  Personal narratives‡vAustralian 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C867, A823.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gary Crew
The watertower by Gary Crew( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a scorching hot summer day in Preston, Australia, Spike and Bubba go for a swim in the old water tower which casts a long dark shadow across everything in the area
Pig on the Titanic : a true story! by Gary Crew( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the disastrous night when the ocean liner Titanic sinks, the sounds of a pig-shaped music box cheer children escaping in a lifeboat. Based on a true story
Strange objects by Gary Crew( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering valuable relics from a seventeenth-century shipwreck, a sixteen-year-old Australian disappears under mysterious circumstances
Angel's gate by Gary Crew( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kimmy encounters two wild children who have grown up in the hills of Australia and tries to protect them from the unknown person who murdered their father
The viewer by Gary Crew( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy fascinated by gadgets finds a strange old Viewmaster in the city dump that transfixes him with its fearsome, haunting sights
Memorial by Gary Crew( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial trees were planted for the soldiers of the First World War, generations later there is a message we should never forget
Tracks by Gary Crew( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel discovers the origin of the shiny silver tracks that he see's on night on a camping trip and then again later on, in his own backyard
First light by Gary Crew( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, who would rather spend time with his model airplanes, accompanies his father on a fishing trip that starts before the first light of day
Bright star by Gary Crew( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she meets the famous Australian astronomer John Tebbutt, Alicia realizes that she is no longer doomed to a life of needlework and milking cows but that her future is as limitless as the stars
Troy Thompson's excellent peotry book by Gary Crew( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troy Thompson, a grade six student at Daggaburra State School, writes poems in order to win contest prize
Mama's babies by Gary Crew( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah narrates a tale of her life with 'Mama', a woman who takes in babies for profit, and as these babies mysteriously disappear, Sarah's suspicions are aroused
No such country by Gary Crew( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an archeology student, hoping to learn about his Aboriginal heritage, comes to work near their isolated village, sixteen-year-old friends Sarah and Rachel discover why the man known as the Father has had such control over their lives
The end of the line by Gary Crew( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overweight and shy, Janet keeps to herself at school until Lola arrives and decides they will be friends, but Janet is afraid Lola is just teasing her, as others do, when she reaches the spot where they are to meet for a sleep over and weird things start to happen
Caleb by Gary Crew( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the mysterious disappearence of Caleb van Doorne
Cat on the island by Gary Crew( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1894, Stephens Island, New Zealand, was paradise. This true story, told by an old man to his grandson, reveals how one innocent event can change the balance of nature forever. Includes factual information about Stephens Island. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
I saw nothing : the extinction of the Thylacine by Gary Crew( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, Rosie, tells the story of the capture and death of the last Tasmanian tiger wolf, tragically declared a protected species after the last of its kind had already died. A sophisticated picture book. Based on a true story. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Menace : Sam Silverthorne by Gary Crew( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam sets sail to China in search of a rare butterfly before it is released in England and kills again
The mystery of Eilean Mor by Gary Crew( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the mystery that haunts the lonely lighthouse on Eilean Mor? What has become of its three lighthouse keepers? And of those who have come to rescue them? Based on a true story. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The kraken by Gary Crew( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher, blind from birth though for no physiological reason, has the determination and faith that one day he will see. He takes his sister, Antonia, on an imaginary journey in boat made of pearl shell, believing that if he can follow the silver pathway and touch the moon he will see. But the kraken, a sea monster, puts doubt and fear into the minds of the rest of his family. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: junior, primary
Tagged by Gary Crew( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While out walking his dog Max, Jimmy ventures into a derelict warehouse and meets an old man who recounts his experiences as a soldier in Vietnam, giving Jimmy a new perspective on the realities of war. In comic book format. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
 
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Pig on the Titanic : a true story!
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Crew, Gary

Gary Crew Contemporary Australian children's writer and academic

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Pig on the Titanic : a true story!Strange objectsAngel's gateThe viewerMemorialTracksBright starTroy Thompson's excellent peotry book