WorldCat Identities

Bailey, Peter 1946-

Overview
Works: 240 works in 690 publications in 6 languages and 22,286 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Sea stories  Fantasy fiction  Illustrated works  Picture books  Novels  Ghost stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PZ7.P968, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Bailey
 
Most widely held works by Peter Bailey
The scarecrow and his servant by Philip Pullman( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 4,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scarecrow and his boy servant, Jack, set off on a dangerous adventure as they try to outwit the crooked Buffaloni family and stake their claim to valuable Spring Valley
Once upon a poem : favorite poems that tell stories by Kevin John William Crossley- Holland( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories told in verse. The most exciting and enjoyable stories ever told in verse, illustrated throughout in full color and beautifully presented. Sumptuously illustrated by four different artists, each selection begins with a quote from one of today's favorite authors-including J.K. Rowling, Avi, David Almond, Philip Pullman, Cornelia Funke, and so many others who were each eager to share their own personal enthusiasm for these special stories. From the subversive wit of Roald Dahl's wicked retelling of Goldilocks to the magical wordplay of Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky, Once Upon a Poem is both broad in scope and delightful in tone. Read along to the exhilarating rhythm of Longfellow's Paul Revere's Ride, Tony Mitton's rip-roaring rap version of Prince Theseus, Clement Moore's A Visit From St. Nicholas, and many, many more. With a foreword by award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland, this stunning collection offers fifteen of the most exciting and enjoyable stories ever told in verse. The perfect gift for any child enchanted by storytelling
The girl with the broken wing by Heather Dyer( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and French and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the twins are in bed, an angel flies into their bedroom
I, Jack by Patricia Finney( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack, a labrador retriever, tells about his daily life of food, walks, and the "apedogs" and "funny-looking dogs" (cats) in his pack, as well as how everything changes when a pretty girl dog moves into the neighborhood. Includes explanatory footnotes written by the cats
The fish in Room 11 by Heather Dyer( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby lives in a hotel by the sea. When his friendship with Eliza and her mermaid parents arouses suspicion, he tries to disguise the mermaids as hotel guests. Trying to hide a family with fins and tails is tougher than Toby thinks
Spider Sparrow by Dick King-Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider, a baby abandoned on an English farm, grows up to be mentally slower than other children but manifests a remarkable talent for communicating with animals as he comes of age during World War II
Ibby's magic weekend by Heather Dyer( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her two troublemaking cousins, Ibby learns about a magic box the boys found in the attic in their country home. She soon stumbles upon the strange tale of Uncle Godfrey, a professional magician who mysteriously vanished many years ago
The improbable cat by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange creature, which initially looks like a cat, appears in the yard of Davy's house one day and proceeds to destroy his family's life by "hypnotizing" everyone but Davy and his little brother
The tale of tales by Tony Mitton( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorsque Singe apprend que le Conte de tous les contes - la plus grande histoire de tous les temps - sera raconté lors de festivités dans la vallée du Volcan, il se met immédiatement en route, bien décidé à ne rater cet événement pour rien au monde. Éléphant, Chèvre, Araignée, Ours, Vers, Chien, Chat et Hibou lui emboîtent bientôt le pas. Mais la route est longue et, afin de passer le temps, chacun raconte une histoire librement inspirée de grands classiques ... -- De délicats croquis en noir et blanc agrémentent quelque neuf contes narrés avec humour et sagesse par un bestiaire des plus sympathiques, dont on suit avec plaisir les déambulations et les échanges. Un album de grande qualité. [SDM]
The storyteller's secrets by Tony Mitton( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twins Toby and Tess meet a mysterious old traveller, they are fascinated by his magical tales of far-off places, strange enchantments, and miracles
Skinny Melon and me by Jean Ure( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cherry keeps a diary about her parents' divorce, her new stepfather Roland Butter who draws rebuses for her, and the coming stepbrother or stepsister. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Hocus pocus : a tale of magnificent magicians by Paul Kieve( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest magicians in history step out of posters of themselves to teach a young Englishman, just starting his career, some of their secrets. Includes facts about the magicians, instructions for performing various tricks, and tips about showmanship
Faces in the dark : a book of scary stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about ghosts and other spooky subjects
Jack and Rebel, the police dog by Patricia Finney( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the labrador retriever tells the tale of his adventures at home and with his old friend Rebel, the police dog, and how the two of them broke up a burglary ring that had been robbing houses while police were occupied with political protests. Includes explanatory footnotes written by the cats, and a glossary explaining Jack's terminology
Tigerella by Kit Wright( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By day, Ella is a well-behaved girl, but at night, she becomes Tigerella and frolics among the stars
Homecoming by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Morpurgo revisits the landscape of his memories, the idyllic village of Bradwell, his childhood home 50 years before. The village is peopled by quirky characters such as the three Stebbing sisters, the moustachioed Colonel Burton and Bennie the village thug
The Kingfisher book of scary stories by Chris Powling( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of scary stories from the past and some contemporary ones
Battle Fleet : adventures of a young sailor by Paul Dowswell( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Witchall sails into battle at Trafalgar in the dramatic finale of this seafaring trilogy
The fastest boy in the world by Elizabeth Laird( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and he dreams that one day he will be a gold-medal-winning athlete like them, in spite of his ragged shorts and bare feet. When his grandfather announces that he's going to take Solomon to Addis Ababa, Solomon cannot believe his ears. A trip to the capital? It's unfathomable. Solomon's joy is increased when he realizes that the Ethiopian running team will be doing a victory parade through the city that day
I was a rat! by Philip Pullman( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A little boy turns life in London upside down when he appears at the house of a lonely old couple and insists he was a rat
 
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The scarecrow and his servant
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Once upon a poem : favorite poems that tell storiesThe girl with the broken wingI, JackThe fish in Room 11Spider SparrowIbby's magic weekendThe improbable catThe tale of tales
Alternative Names
Bailey, P.

Bailey, Peter Christopher 1946-

베일리, 피터

ベイリー, ピーター

Languages
English (140)

Spanish (7)

French (6)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)