WorldCat Identities

Shale, Kerry

Works: 219 works in 456 publications in 2 languages and 5,398 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Biography  Children's audiobooks  History  Suspense fiction  Political fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.O225, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kerry Shale
First peoples( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are seven billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological discoveries and genetic research. On each continent, we track down the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens. Who were these First Peoples? What drove them to the ends of the earth?
The death instinct by Jed Rubenfeld( Recording )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wall Street bombing of September 1920 is the most destruction and deadly terrorist attack ever committed on United States soil. Caught in the blast are war veteran Stratham younger, police detective Jimmy Littlemore, and the beautiful but secretive Colette Rousseau. A mysterious trail of evidence, together with a series of inexplicable attacks on Colette and a secret buried deep in her past, leas the three on a journey from Paris to Prague, from the world's tallest skyscraper to the secret underground vaults of the U.S. Treasury, from the home of Sigmund Freud to Congress in Washington, D.C. to piece together the shocking truth behind the terror on Wall Street
Piano sonata no. 2 "Concord" ; Celestial railroad by Charles Ives( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the Naxos AudioBooks Essential series, this CD combines some of Poes best-loved ghost stories, plus a selection of poetry including The Raven and an additional biography. This audiobook features The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Premature Burial and The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jemmy, who once caught rats in the sewers, is now living in the king's castle as the whipping boy for Prince Horace, known to the citizens of the kingdom as Prince Brat, as he is so selfish and spoiled. Whenever the young prince misbehaves or fails his lessons, Jemmy is punished in his place, for it is illegal to spank the heir to the throne. When the prince decides to run away, he demands that Jemmy accompany him, so the two boys run away together. One in the forest, they are captured by two criminals - can they escape and find their way out of danger and back to the city? - Container
The lost continent travels in small town America by Bill Bryson( Recording )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hardly anyone ever leaves Des Moines, Iowa. But Bill Bryson did, and after ten years in England he decided to go home--to a foreign country. In an aging Chevrolet Chevette, he drove nearly 14,000 miles through thirty-eight states to compile this hilarious and perceptive state-of-the-nation report on small-town America."--Container
Held hostage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of ordinary foreign workers who came face to face with Al Qaeda at the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria in January 2013. Told through a compelling combination of first-person interviews with hostage survivors and their families, many speaking on camera for the first time, and dramatic reconstruction of key events during the tense four days that were punctuated with gun battles and dramatic tales of escape and human bravery in the most desperate of conditions
The Dupin Stories by Edgar Allan Poe( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C. Auguste Dupin, investigator extraordinaire, was the remarkable creation of Edgar Allan Poe. Written in the 1840s, Poe presented the acutely observant, shrewd but idiosyncratic character that, with his chronicler, provided the inspiration for Doyle's more famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Here are the Dupin stories - complete and unabridged. What is the strange story behind The murders of the Rue Morgue? Can Dupin solve, by analysis from afar, The mystery of Marie Rogêt? And how can he possibly retrieve The purloined letter when the efforts of the Paris police have been in vain?"--Container
Tom Clancy's Net Force by Tom Clancy( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is posting classified information on the internet and Net Force Commander Alex Michaels has to justify the organization's very existence. Meanwhile a virus throws the federal financial system into chaos and agents must hunt the hacker on a path leading close to home
Great Explorers by David Angus( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses historical evidence to tell the stories of nine great adventures and the lives of the men from Marco Polo to the astronauts on the Apollo moon missions
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through every family run memories which bind it together, despite everything. The Tulls of Baltimore were no exception. Now as Pearl lies dying, stifly encased in her pride and solitude, the past is unlocked and with it its secrets
Six years by Harlan Coben( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International number one bestseller Harlan Coben returns with a standalone thriller that explores the depth and passion of a lost love. . . and the secrets and lies at its heart. Unabridged edition
Ted & de schat van de mummie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Dutch and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Door een misverstand gaat bouwvakker Ted naar Peru om een verloren stad van de Inca's te redden. Vanaf ca. 8 jaar
Ruby's quest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forests of Central and South America can be downright noisy places. Amid the whistles, howls, and chirps no animal can hold a candle to the gregarious howler monkey. With a call that can travel up to three miles, these primates are not shy about making themselves known. However, with their habitat shrinking, they are running out of space, and running into humans
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Recording )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz. On the way she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. But the Wicked Witch of the West has her own plans for the new arrival - will Dorothy ever see Kansas again?
The story of Jesus by David L Angus( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four Gospels are the source material for this sympathetic account of the life of Jesus, from the traditional account of his birth to his death and resurrection. All the principal episodes are told -- his baptism, the Sermon on the Mount, the Parables, the Last Supper, The Betrayal, The Trial, The Crucifixion -- as well as portraits of the principal characters in the story: Mary, Joseph, the Disciples, Mary Magdalene, Pontius Pilate and many others. A companion to Naxos AudioBooks' Moses and other stories from the Old Testament
A patchwork planet by Anne Tyler( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnaby Gaitlin, Baltimore-familiens sorte får med skilsmisse og dårlig kontakt til sin lille datter i bagagen, tror hans frelsende engel er den småborgerlige og forudsigelige bankassistent Sophia, men er det nok?
Wild freedom by Max Brand( Recording )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Parks is a boy whose father died leaving him alone in the wilderness where he managed to survive, growing up alone
Famous Americans in history by Barnaby Chesterman( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davy Crockett, Sitting Bull, Clara Barton, Martin Luther King, Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Ford, George Gershwin. The third in the Famous People series in Junior Classics. Here are nine people who each left their mark upon American history, through their achievements or through their own personality
Moses and other stories from the Old Testament by David L Angus( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes the most memorable stories from The Old Testament: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark, Abraham and Isaac, Moses, The Ten Commandments, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale, and Daniel and the Lion's Den. It is important that we know the stories of The Bible not least because they appear repeatedly in art, literature, drama, music, films and even computer games! The informal text was specially written for this recording
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The death instinct
English (110)

Dutch (1)

The essential Edgar Allan PoeThe whipping boyThe lost continent travels in small town AmericaThe Dupin StoriesTom Clancy's Net ForceGreat ExplorersThe Wizard of OzThe story of Jesus