WorldCat Identities

Jones, Simon 1950-

Works: 199 works in 746 publications in 2 languages and 28,779 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Comedy films  Children's audiobooks  History  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.N5897, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Simon Jones
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prosper and Bo are orphans on the run from their cruel aunt and uncle. The brothers decide to hide out in Venice, where they meet a mysterious thirteen-year-old boy who calls himself the "Thief Lord." Brilliant and charismatic, the Thief Lord leads a ring of street children who dabble in petty crime.--Container
The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace
Lion boy by Zizou Corder( Recording )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, a boy with the ability to speak the language of cats sets out from London to seek his kidnapped parents and finds himself on a Paris-bound circus ship learning to train lions
The secret supper by Javier Sierra( Recording )

16 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1497 a Dominican inquisitor is sent to Milan to supervise the final phase of the painting of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. Never a conformist, da Vinci creates a masterpiece that raises questions that have yet to be answered. Unlike his contemporaries, he does not hold strictly to the religious doctrine of the scriptures, but adds touches advocated by a repressed heritical sect. Could da Vinci be a member of the secret society?
Ptolemy's gate by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous adventures continue for the djinni Bartimaeus and his master, seventeen-year-old Nathaniel, a powerful magician who is serving as England's minister of information
The golem's eye by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a clay golem terrorizing London, Nathaniel and Bartimaeus must go to Prague to find the source of its power. In the meantime, in the city of Westminster, Kitty and the Resistance are planning their own caper
Charlie Bone and the shadow by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King's heirs, starting with Charlie Bone's family! Charlie's ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it's up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to the terrifying countryside, Charlie and his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, take up the quest
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and German and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect are transported on an odyssey that takes them across the farthest reaches of time, through hyperspace, as they search for the meaning of life. Contains all six episodes of the BBC's television series
The ring of Solomon : [a Bartimaeus novel] by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise-cracking djinni Bartimaeus finds himself at the court of King Solomon with an unpleasant master, a sinister servant, and King Solomon's magic ring
Charlie Bone and the beast by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Asa Pike, a Bloor's Academy student with the ability to change into a beast at dusk, disappears and a new student enrolls, Charlie Bone and his friends struggle to rescue Asa and uncover the new student's true identity
Conspirata : [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of Marcus Cicero's inauguration as consul of Rome, the grisly death of a boy sends ripples of fear through a city already wracked by civil unrest, crime, and debauchery of every kind. Felled by a hammer, his throat slit and his organs removed, the young slave appears to have been offered as a human sacrifice, forbidden as an abomination in the Roman Republic. For Cicero, the ill forebodings of this hideous murder only increase his frustrations and the dangers he already faces as Rome's leader: elected by the people but despised by the heads of the two rival camps, the patricians and populists
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie and the Children of the Red King must call upon all of their strength to defeat the darkness and finally learn the fate of Charlie's family, the evil intentions of the Bloors, what has become of Septimus Bloor's will, and the destiny of the Red King's heirs
Imperium : [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the great figures of the Roman world, none was more fascinating or charismatic than Marcus Cicero, the greatest orator of all time, who at the age of twenty-seven was determined to attain imperium--supreme power in the state. At his side was the everpresent Tiro, the confidential secretary and slave, whose celebrated biography of his master was lost in the Dark Ages. Imperium is the re-creation of Tiro's vanished masterpiece, recounting in vivid detail the story of Cicero's extraordinary quest for glory
Monty Python's The meaning of life by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python presents a glimpse into the true meaning of life (and fish)
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
The unwanteds by Lisa McMann( Recording )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic
A traitor to memory by Elizabeth George( Recording )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Lynley investigates the murder of a woman who was run over on a quiet London street
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions by Dan Ariely( Recording )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evaluation of the sources of illogical decisions explores the reasons why irrational thought often overcomes level-headed practices, offering insight into the structural patterns that cause people to make the same mistakes repeatedly
French lessons : [adventures with knife, fork, and corkscrew] by Peter Mayle( Recording )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging far from his adopted Provence, Peter Mayle now travels to every corner of the country, armed with knife, fork, and corkscrew. He takes us to tiny, out-of-the-way restaurants, starred Michelin wonders, local village markets, annual festivals, and blessed vineyards
The question of God : Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the lives and insights of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis through dramatic storytelling and visual recreations, as well as interviews with biographers and historians. Interspersed throughout the film are discussions among a group of seven participants, moderated by Dr. Armand Nicholi, where Freud and Lewis are brought together in a great debate
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The Thief Lord
Alternative Names
Simon Jones acteur britannique

Simon Jones actor británico

Simon Jones attore inglese

Simon Jones britischer Schauspieler

Simon Jones Brits acteur

Саймон Джонс

سيمون جونز ممثل بريطاني

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English (243)

German (2)

The Amulet of SamarkandLion boyThe secret supperPtolemy's gateThe golem's eyeCharlie Bone and the shadowThe ring of Solomon : [a Bartimaeus novel]Charlie Bone and the beast