WorldCat Identities

Jones, Simon 1950-

Works: 194 works in 829 publications in 2 languages and 28,791 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Comedy films  History  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PR6051.D3352, 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 1,511 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 )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,263 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 )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 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 1,197 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,092 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 1,058 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
The question of God : Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 971 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
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and German and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation contains all six episodes of the BBC's adaptation of a sci-fi fantasy about an unassuming Englishman and his outwardly average neighbor who is actually an alien from the vicinity of Betelgeuse
Charlie Bone and the shadow by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 784 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 ring of Solomon : [a Bartimaeus novel] by Jonathan Stroud( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 737 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
Conspirata : [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Recording )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 714 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 beast by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Asa Pike, a Bloor's Academy student with the ability to change into a beast at dusk, goes missing, twelve-year-old Charlie Bone suspects a new classmate, the magically gifted Dagobert Endless, of foul play
The unwanteds by Lisa McMann( Recording )

17 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 691 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
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight by Jenny Nimmo( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 651 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
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 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those six pandemonium-mad Pythons are back with their craziest adventure ever! Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin have returned to explain The Meaning of Life. These naughty Brits offer the usual tasteful sketches involving favorite body parts and bodily functions, the wonders of war, the miracle of birth and a special preview of what's waiting for us in Heaven. Time pronounces it "an exhilarating experience!" Newsweek agrees, calling it, "the best movie from England's satirical sextet."
Imperium : [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 601 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
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 591 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
A traitor to memory by Elizabeth George( Recording )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 522 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 )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do our headaches persist after taking a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a 50-cent aspirin? Why does recalling the Ten Commandments reduce our tendency to lie, even when we couldn't possibly be caught? Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five cents on a can of soup? Why do we go back for second helpings at the unlimited buffet, even when our stomachs are already full? And how did we ever start spending $4.15 on a cup of coffee when, just a few years ago, we used to pay less than a dollar? When it comes to making decisions in our lives, we think we're in control. We think we're making smart, rational choices. But are we? In a series of illuminating, often surprising experiments, MIT behavioral economist Dan Ariely refutes the common assumption that we behave in fundamentally rational ways. Blending everyday experience with groundbreaking research, Ariely explains how expectations, emotions, social norms, and other invisible, seemingly i
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Recording )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Dent, a refugee from the late planet Earth and his pal from the planet Betelgeuse, Ford Prefect, thumb their way thru comic misadventures throughout the Universe
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The question of God : Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis
Alternative Names
Simon Jones acteur britannique

Simon Jones actor británico

Simon Jones attore inglese

Simon Jones britischer Schauspieler

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Саймон Джонс

سيمون جونز ممثل بريطاني

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English (280)

German (3)

The Amulet of SamarkandLion boyThe secret supperPtolemy's gateThe golem's eyeThe question of God : Sigmund Freud & C.S. LewisThe hitchhiker's guide to the galaxyCharlie Bone and the shadow