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Newbery, Linda

Overview
Works: 109 works in 395 publications in 7 languages and 12,719 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N4715, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Linda Newbery
 
Most widely held works by Linda Newbery
Sisterland by Linda Newbery( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hilly's grandmother becomes ill with Alzheimer's disease, her family is turned upside down by revelations from her life during World War II
Posy! by Linda Newbery( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posy the kitten has lots of adventures catching spiders, swiping crayons, tangling yarn, and cuddling
Set in stone by Linda Newbery( Book )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alternating narratives of art tutor Samuel Godwin and governess Charlotte Agnew, who work for the wealthy Farrow family in 1898 England, reveal the secrets that almost everyone in the household is hiding
Lost boy by Linda Newbery( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Matt moves to Hay-on-Wye in Wales, a boy his age who bears the same initials and was killed in a car accident many years earlier, appears to him
At the firefly gate by Linda Newbery( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving with his parents from London to Suffolk near a former World War II airfield, Henry sees the shadowy image of a man by the orchard gate and feels an unusual affinity with an elderly woman who lives next door. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Lucy and the green man by Linda Newbery( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy and her grandfather are special because only they can see Lob, the magical "green man" who helps in the garden, but then something terrible happens and Lucy fears she will never see Lob again. Suggested level: primary
The shell house by Linda Newbery( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Greg's interest in photography draws him to a ruined mansion whose history becomes more personally relevant as he slowly discovers the tragic events that led to the destruction of the house during World War I
Catcall by Linda Newbery( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eight-year-old Jamie becomes almost possessed by a lion he encountered in a wild animal park, his blended family, especially his cat-loving older brother Josh, struggles to connect with the boy they love
Flightsend by Linda Newbery( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flightsend is Charlie's new home, whether she likes it or not. Her mother sees it as an end to all that's gone so tragically wrong. They had been a proper family. Mum; her boyfriend, Sean; and Charlie, with a new baby sister on the way. But the baby died before she was born and everything changed. Gradually, Charlie's mother pushed Sean away, before resigning from her job and selling the house. Charlie is certain that the move to a ramshackle cottage, miles from anywhere, can only make things worse. She couldn't be more wrong. For Charlie's mum there's a new business and the fresh start that she knew she needed. And for Charlie there's a new job, new friends, a newly discovered talent for art, and new feelings for two very different men. It's a summer of beginnings, not ends; a summer that Charlie will never forget. From the Hardcover edition
A dog called Whatnot by Linda Newbery( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friendly but timid dog keeps showing up at the park to play, Tim and his Grandad want to bring him home but there are huge obstacles in their way, including Tim's sister's allergy and the dog's current owners
Polly's march by Linda Newbery( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurous Polly dreams of becoming an explorer. But in 1914 women didn't have many rights, let alone career choices. Polly discovers this when her new neighbours turn out to be suffragettes, fighting for women's rights to vote. Polly is intrigued and decides to join a protest march, but how will she cope with her parents' disapproval? One of a series of novels about those who have lived through the ages at No. 6, Chelsea Walk, London. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Andie's moon by Linda Newbery( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London in 1969, a girl artist is excited about the moon landings and hopes her paintings will win the approval of an adult artist
Quarter past two on a Wednesday afternoon by Linda Newbery( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the day when everything stopped, and something started that was quite different, that couldn't be controlled or shaped or ended. At quarter past two on a Wednesday afternoon, Anna leaves her big sister, Rose, dozing on a sun lounger in the garden and goes out to the shops. She never sees her again. Twenty years later, and the tragedy of Rose's mysterious disappearance still haunts her family. Unsure what to do with her life, Anna feels she will never escape from the shadow cast by her beautiful, charismatic older sibling. Convinced that Rose is alive, Anna begins to search for her lost sister
Nevermore by Linda Newbery( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tizzie's unpredictable lifestyle with her feckless mother has brought her to Roven Mere, a mysterious, rambling, isolated, lonely house. She and her mother are expecting to be greeted by Lord Rupert and his daughter, Greta (whom Tizzie thinks will be a longed-for friend). But when they arrive, only the staff are in residence. Tizzie presses the reclusive Finnigan for clues as to Greta's whereabouts, but he only answers in riddles. Gradually, however, Tizzie unscrambles the clues and learns all about the history of the house and its inhabitants - and with it, the astonishing truth as to why she has been brought to Roven Mere
From e to you by Chris D'Lacey( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though reluctant to correspond at first, Guy and Annabelle become fast cyber-friends, but their budding relationship creates havoc when they start to speculate about what caused the feud between their fathers
Writing children's fiction : a writers' and artists' companion by Yvonne Coppard( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes essays by 21 other authors
The treasure house by Linda Newbery( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nina's mother, Miranda, mysteriously disappears, Nina's father goes to look for her, leaving Nina with her two eccentric aunts who run a charity shop in town. Nina soon discovers that working in the shop can be funny, intriguing and rewarding as she takes in weird and wonderful donations, makes new friends and uncovers strange secrets! But Nina is determined to solve the mysteries that have taken over her life where has her mother gone? Why did she leave so suddenly? And just what is the secret she's been hiding?
Cat tales by Linda Newbery( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat with two names by Linda Newbery( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose has a black and white cat and her neighbour also has a black and white cat. However, what neither of them realise is that this is the same cat, enjoying double meals and double attention at two different houses
Smoke cat by Linda Newbery( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sisterland
Alternative Names
Linda Newbery auteure de littérature d'enfance britannique

Linda Newbery British children's writer

Linda Newbery escritora de literatura infantil británica

Linda Newbery schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

Newbery, Linda Iris 1952-

Линда Ньюбери

뉴버리, 린다

뉴베리, 린다

ニューベリー, L

ニューベリー, リンダ

Languages
English (198)

German (8)

French (6)

Italian (3)

Japanese (2)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Posy!Set in stoneLost boyAt the firefly gateLucy and the green manThe shell houseCatcallFlightsend