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Mitchley, Richard

Overview
Works: 262 works in 527 publications in 1 language and 4,638 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  Documentary films  Humorous fiction  Ghost stories  Adventure stories  Short stories  Drama 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Creator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.C7878, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Mitchley
The grey king by Susan Cooper( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange boy and dog remind Will Stanton that he is an immortal, whose quest is to find the golden harp which will rouse others from a long slumber in the Welsh hills so they may prepare for the ultimate battle of Light versus Dark
The Welsh girl by Peter Ho Davies( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944, a German Jewish refugee is sent to Wales to interview Rudolf Hess; in Snowdonia, a seventeen-year-old girl, the daughter of a fiercely nationalistic shepherd, dreams of the bright lights of an English city; and in a nearby POW camp, a German soldier struggles to reconcile his surrender with his sense of honour. As their lives intersect, all three will come to question where they belong and where their loyalties lie
The carpet people by Terry Pratchett( )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet ... That's the old story that everyone knows and loves. But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes, and there's a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet. The story of power-hungry mouls - and of two Munrung brothers, who set out on an adventure to end all adventures when their village is flattened. It's a story that will come to a terrible end - if everyone doesn't do something about it
Olympic Titanic Britannic by David M Dore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the Titanic before its fateful sinking in April 1912, as well as the sister ships the Olympic and the Britannic
The haunting by Margaret Mahy( Recording )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Barney is willing to accept that the ghost of his Great-Uncle Charles might wish to be friends with him, but his family appear sceptical. His sister, Tabitha, determines to solve the mystery, but it falls to Troy, the oldest of the children, to reveal what the truth realy is
Flour babies by Anne Fine( Recording )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, schoolboy hooligan Simon Martin is disgusted when he is forced to care for a six-pound bag of flour. But he learns a valuable lesson about the pressures and strains of being a parent when he finds himself growing fond of his 'flour baby'
Jeremy Brown - secret agent by Simon Cheshire( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villains beware! It's Jeremy Brown of the Secret Service! Jeremy Brown may look like a weedy schoolboy, but he's actually a MI7 agent
Johnny and the bomb by Terry Pratchett( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Johnny and his friends help Mrs. Tachyon, they are drawn into time shifts and wonder how much changing the past can really change the future
Johnny and the Dead by Terry Pratchett( Recording )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not many people can see the dead. But twelve-year old Johnny Maxwell can. And the dead are nothing like he expected ..."--Container
The horrible story and others by Margaret Mahy( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories from the First Margaret Mahy story book, the Second Margaret Mahy storybook, and the Third Margaret Mahy story book in which the author blends fact and fantasy
The pirates' mixed-up voyage by Margaret Mahy( Recording )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious adventure story features Captain Wafer and his fellow pirates. When the pirates kidnap a famous inventor they sail into no end of trouble. Unable to read, they land at the wrong island and, realizing the perils of illiteracy, enroll at the academy of the dreaded Dr. Silkwood
Zesty by Sam McBratney( Recording )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Zest is never short of good ideas. At least, he thinks they're good. But his friends don't always agree, as they're the ones who seem to get the blame when things go wrong. Still, why worry about that when there's fowl play in the park to be uncovered, horse-hair tails to be discovered, and a missing tortoise to be recovered?
Troublesome angels and flying machines by Hazel Marshall( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blanco can't believe it! Count Maleficio has invited him to visit. He's finally going to fulfil his lifelong dream and build a flying machine
How to change your life in seven steps by John Bird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digory the dragon slayer by Angela McAllister( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digory, a gentle boy who likes to spend time alone in the forest and make up songs, accidentally becomes a knight and reluctantly sets off to rescue damsels in distress, slay dragons, and marry a princess
Johnny and the dead by Terry Pratchett( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell suddenly starts seeing and talking to ghosts, he and his friends become involved in a battle to save the local cemetery
The chicken gave it to me by Anne Fine( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew and Gemma find a story written by a chicken, describing how she has seen little green men come down from space with a plan to roast and eat the people of Earth
The great blue yonder by Alex Shearer( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'You'll be sorry when I'm dead'. That's what Harry said to his sister, before the incident with the lorry. And now he is dead, and he wishes he could say sorry, and say goodbye to everyone he left behind. Then he meets Arthur, a small boy in a top hat, who helps him say goodbye
How to change your life in 7 steps by John Bird( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to Change Your Life in 7 Steps explains how you can take what you've been given and turn it into something you'll be proud of, rather than spend your life wishing for everything you haven't got. For 99% of us life doesn't come knocking on the door; you have to go out and get it. But the trouble with aiming for the stars is that you're likely to end up in the gutter. The author writes with passion about the dangers of thinking like a victim and of not telling the truth; he shares with us the importance of thinking for yourself and never putting others down, and he encourages us not to define our successes by the failures of others and to recognise our own achievements
A skull in Shadows Lane by Robert E Swindells( Recording )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. When they head for the eerie, abandoned Shadows Lane to explore a deserted house, they find more than they bargained for-a human tooth. Then a creepy, skeletal face appears at a dark window. Believing there's a skeleton haunting Shadows Lane, the children are shocked to learn the truth about "Boney"--He's an escaped prisoner of war. But someone else is also hiding in the village, someone much more dangerous
 
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