Most widely held works by Rupert Degas
Bob the Builder. A Christmas to remember ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Bob's can-do crew is busy decorating for the holidays and building a concert stage for rock stars Lennie and the Lasers. Bob finds out that his twin brother, Tom, is coming all the way from the Artic Circle to visit Bob for Christmas. Unfortunately, things don't go as planned. Spud is up to his usual pranks, Lennie discovers he can't sing and Bob forgets his Santa costume. To make matters worse, it seems that Tom won't be making it home for Christmas. Much to Bob's surprise, a mysterious Santa makes it a special Christmas to remember.
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old Stephanie Edgely inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with ace detective Skulduggery Pleasant, a walking, talking, fire-throwing skeleton mage, to save the world from the Faceless Ones.
A collection of 2005 Academy Award nominated short films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
A collection of short films nominated for the 78th Annual Academy Awards, including the winning live action short and the winning animated short.
Bob the Builder. A Christmas to remember ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Bob's can-do crew is busy decorating for the holidays and building a concert stage for rock stars Lennie and the Lasers. Bob finds out that his twin brother, Tom, is coming all the way from the Arctic Circle to visit Bob for Christmas. Unfortunately, things don't go as planned. Spud is up to his usual pranks, Lennie discovers he can't sing and Bob forgets his Santa costume. To make matters worse, it seems that Tom won't be making it home for Christmas. Much to Bob's surprise, a mysterious Santa makes it a special Christmas to remember.
Those in peril by Wilbur A Smith ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
An adventure set in the violent world of modern piracy and terrorism follows the kidnapping of an oil heiress's daughter by Somali pirates for a multi-billion-dollar ransom and the efforts of Cross Bow Security head Hector Cross to secure her release.
Thomas & friends. Day of the diesels the movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
The Steamies and the Diesels face off in this action-packed movie adventure! When a fire breaks out on the Island of Sodor, two new firefighting engines, Flynn and Belle, join Thomas and Percy to save the day! When Thomas starts spending all his time with Sodor's newest heroes, Percy is left feeling alone. Diesel sees this and invites Percy to the Dieselworks, where Percy is made to feel special by none other than the master of mischief Diesel 10!
PS, I love you by Cecelia Ahern ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
High school sweethearts Gerry and Holly joke about "The List" Gerry would have to leave for Holly to help her get through the day if anything ever happened to him. Later when the unthinkable actually did happen, Holly finds that Gerry was serious about that list.
If you could see me now by Cecelia Ahern ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth's life is an organized mess. The organized part is all due to her own efforts. The mess is entirely due to her sister, Saoirse, whose personal problems leave Elizabeth scrambling to pick up the pieces. One of these pieces is Saoirse's six-year-old son, Luke. Luke is quiet and contemplative, until the arrival of a new friend, Ivan, turns him into an outgoing, lively kid. And Elizabeth's life is about to change in wonderful ways she has only dreamed of.
The road by Cormac McCarthy ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Apocalypse grips the earth; wildlife has disappeared; and starvation prevails. Amidst this bleak backdrop, a man and his young son slowly make their way toward the coast. Avoiding roves of marauding cannibals and fighting off starvation, they gain hope and stamina in knowing they are some of the remaining few virtuous people.
The American future by Simon Schama ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Based on Schama's BBC series, the historian examines America's past in order to better understand its current political landscape.
The trial by Franz Kafka ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime and is prepared for questioning and trial.
The wind-up bird chronicle by Haruki Murakami ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
While searching for his missing wife, Japanese lawyer Toru Okada has strange experiences and meets strange characters. A woman wants phone sex, a man describes wartime torture, he finds himself at the bottom of a well. Part detective story, part philosophical meditation.
Playing with fire by Derek Landy ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
When the evil Baron Vengeous escapes from prison, Detective Skulduggery Pleasant and his apprentice, Valkyrie Cain, have just two days to recapture him or the Baron's creature, the Grotesquery, may summon the Faceless Ones back to their world.
The elephant vanishes by Haruki Murakami ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Contains seventeen short fiction stories by Haruki Murakami about people whose lives veer off the path of normalcy.
A wild sheep chase by Haruki Murakami ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
In this hybrid of mythology and mystery, a twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn't realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: find the sheep or face dire consequences. This catapults him into a surreal and elaborate quest to find the mythical sheep in the remote and snowy mountains of northern Japan.
Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Haunted by the sound of someone weeping softly for him, a man in his mid-thirties returns to northern Hokkaido to find her.
The Faceless Ones by Derek Landy ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Valkyrie and the skeleton mage, Skulduggery Pleasant, try to foil a plot set in motion fifty years before to find and open the gate that will allow the Faceless Ones to return to this reality.
After the quake by Haruki Murakami ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In 1995, the Japanese city of Kobe suffered a massive earthquake. Nearly 6,000 people died. Novelist Haruki Murakami created six stories, each dealing not directly with the catastrophe but the wider seismic effect it had on the emotional lives of people many miles away. It became a catalyst for individuals to reassess their lives with unexpected consequences for themselves and their families and friends around them.
The Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A celebrated and feared English ghost is outraged when the new American owners of his haunting place refuse to take him seriously and actually fight back against him.
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
3-D films Animated films Animated television programs Audiobooks Badgers Bob the Builder (Fictitious character) Brothers Christmas Comedy films Drama Explorers Family secrets Fantasy fiction Fantasy films Fantasy films Fathers and sons Fiction Films Fire engines Great Britain Grief Hijacking of ships History International relations Ireland Japan Juvenile works Loss (Psychology) Magic Maritime terrorism Nationalism Oil industries Piracy Psychotherapists Regression (Civilization) Runaway teenagers Short films Sibling rivalry Silhouette animation films Sisters Somalia Steampunk films Supermarkets Television programs Thomas the Tank Engine (Fictitious character) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages and travels Widowers Widows