WorldCat Identities

Ward, Johanna

Overview
Works: 55 works in 353 publications in 2 languages and 6,245 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  History  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Drama  Romance fiction  Bildungsromans  Novels 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Johanna Ward
Work less, make more by Jennifer White( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of holding your breath, waiting for exactly the right moment to arrive before you can start living the life you really want? When will it be safe for you to stop working so hard and feeling stressed out, burnt out, and generally dissatisfied with life? When you get married? Promoted? When your kids finish school? When you pay off your mortgage? When you retire? It's time to stop waiting and start living
The Arabian nights : their best-known tales( )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of some of the best-known and best-loved tales, including "The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie," "The story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," and "The Story of Sinbad the Sailor."
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Fanny Price, the child of a poor family, is sent to be raised by her wealthy uncle and his wife at their grand country manor, Mansfield Park
I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the era of Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyke, Spain had its own great painter-Diego Velßsquez. His assistant: an African slave, Juan, who by helping his master in his studio becomes an artist himself. Self-taught by watching his master's technique, he is torn between the need to keep his secret-for such work as the creation of art is forbidden to slaves-and the desire to reveal
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High in the Swiss Alps, Heidi, a five-year-old orphan, comes to live with her grandfather. His neighbors say he is a fierce old hermit, of whom they are all afraid. Heidi, however, proves to be a remarkable, unaffected child, who quickly charms her grandfather. In fact, for Heidi, nothing could be better than living with him
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Lennox a spoiled, ill-tempered, and unhealthy child, comes to live with her reclusive uncle in Misselthwaite Manor after the death of her parents. There she meets a hearty housekeeper and her spirited brother, a dour gardener, a cheerful robin, and her wilful, hysterical, and sickly cousin, Master Colin. With the help of the robin, Mary finds the door to a secret garden, neglected and hidden for years. When she decides to restore the garden in secret, the story becomes a charming journey into the places of the heart, where faith restores health, flowers refresh the spirit, and the magic of the garden, coming to life anew, brings health to Colin; and to Mary, happiness
The railway children by E Nesbit( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father is sent away to prison, three London children move to the country where they keep busy preventing accidents on the nearby railway, making many new friends, and learning a good deal about themselves
Five children and it by E Nesbit( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious to see if people on the other side of the globe walk upside down, Robert, Anthea, Cyril, and Jane start digging a hole to Australia. They don't get too far, however, before they dig up a furry brown creature with bat's ears. It is a Psammead, an ancient Sand-fairy. The Sammyadd, as the children call it, grumpily tells them that he is obliged to grant their wishes, because making people's wishes come true is what Sand-fairies do. However, there is one catch: The wishes come undone at sunset. No matter how carefully the children plan, their wishes keep backfiring, and they realize that you have to be careful what you wish for--you may get it
Sole survivor : [the true account of 133 days adrift] by Ruthanne Lum McCunn( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 23, 1942, German U-boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond, and it sank in the Atlantic in two minutes. The second steward, named Poon Lim, with no knowledge of the sea, managed to stay alive for 133 days on a small wooden raft
St. Peter's fair : the fourth chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictie Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, of Shrewsbury by Ellis Peters( )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1139, there is a pause in the civil war racking the country, and St. Peter's Fair promises to bring some much-needed gaiety to Shrewsbury--that is, until the dead body of a wealthy merchant is found in the river Severn. Was Thomas of Bristol the victim of murderous thieves? If so, why were his valuables abandoned nearby?Brother Cadfael, that shrewd but kindly monk, offers to help the merchant's lovely niece, Emma
Why should extroverts make all the money? : networking made easy for the introvert by Frederica J Balzano( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy people and introverts generally avoid actively propelling themselves into the public eye. They would much rather work quietly behind the scenes. But is that enough? In our age of increasing workplace competition and relentless self-promotion, some experts assert that it will be the more extroverted personality types, those who speak out at meetings and give charismatic presentations, who will succeed in the business world. But why should extroverts make all the money? If you are an introvert, some of your personality traits may be standing in the way of your success, but it doesn't have to be that way. Dr. Frederica Balzano can show you how to succeed as an introvert
Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor relation nurses a terrible grudge against the family of her beautiful cousin
How to be a billionaire : proven strategies from the titans of wealth by Martin S Fridson( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the key money-making strategies of the super-wealthy
The elusive Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney's arch-enemy travels to England in pursuit of the impudent enemy of the French Republic. Monsieur Chauvelin devises a dastardly plot to annihilate, once and for all, both Sir Percy and his beautiful wife Marguerite. Lured to France, where the entire town of Boulogne is held hostage on their behalf, they seem to be hopelessly trapped. Will the Scarlet Pimpernel prevail?
The enchanted castle by E Nesbit( )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring
The lost girl by D. H Lawrence( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey of a woman caught between two worlds and two lives - one mired in dreary, industrial England and a life of convention, the other set in the vibrant Italian landscape holding the promise of sensual liberation
La vagabonde by Colette( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Largely autobiographical, La Vagabonde recalls Colette's own years as a dance-hall performer in turn-of-the-century Paris, where she takes the listener backstage and into the demimonde of Renée Néré, an aging dancer, mime, and failed writer, a woman who struggles to choose between freedom and love
Jane Austen's Charlotte by Julia Barrett( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the developing seaside town of Sanditon, it portrays a young woman from the countryside who is exposed to the sophistication and cynicism of resort life. Her name is Charlotte. With disarming charm and wit, she observes for us the array of quirky characters who reside in the booming resort-to-be. The innocent but keen-witted Charlotte quickly finds herself rather deeply involved in this uproarious little town. She can't help but get swept up in the antics of the Parkers and Denhams, even while she is vexed and perplexed by the droll Sidney Parker. But even the best efforts of this charming young lady may not be enough to save the budding resort town
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Recording )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe is the brightest, richest, and most generous girl in Miss Minchin's school for girls, and her father gives her everything she might desire. But when her beloved father dies, Sarah's friends and prized possessions are suddenly taken away, and she is banished to the attic and forced to work as a common drudge. Fed only crumbs, she still saves enough to feed her pet rat, and she tells wonderful stories to comfort Becky, the kitchen maid. Using her special ability to play make-believe, she transforms her hardships into an unforgettable adventure
 
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Work less, make more
Languages
English (180)

French (1)

Covers
The Arabian nights : their best-known talesMansfield ParkI, Juan de ParejaHeidiThe secret gardenThe railway childrenFive children and itSole survivor : [the true account of 133 days adrift]