WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Kate 1956-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 371 publications in 7 languages and 23,156 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Adventure stories  Diary fiction  Suspense fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.T3715965, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kate Thompson
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( Book )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
The last of the high kings by Kate Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Jenny Liddy, in turmoil over learning that she is a changeling, makes a deal with a devil creature, she endangers the human race but her own cleverness, her human and fairy fathers, and the last of Ireland's high kings help to make things right
Highway robbery by Kate Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a cold day in eightheenth-century England, a poor young boy agrees to watch a stranger's fine horse for a golden guinea but soon finds himself in a difficult situation when the king's guard appears and wants to use him as bait in their pursuit of a notorious highwayman
Creature of the night by Kate Thompson( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby lives a reckless life smoking, drinking, and stealing cars in Dublin. So his mother moves the family to the country. But Bobby suspects their cottage might not be as quaint as it seems. And spooky details of the history of their little cottage gradually turn Bobby into a detective of night creatures real and imagined
Switchers by Kate Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When freakish weather grips the Arctic regions and moves southward, an Irish girl and her strange companion save the world from disaster through their ability to switch into animal forms
The white horse trick by Kate Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late twenty-first century, dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible, and soon Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, partly because of a warlord who is a member of the Liddy family
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed
Most wanted by Kate Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In first century Rome, in the turmoil after a rumor circulates that mad Emperor "Littleboots" is dead, young Marcus brings home a horse that the emperor had proclaimed a consul and his family decides they must treat it as an honored guest
Midnight's choice by Kate Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess, who has the ability to change into animal form, must choose between good and evil as she tries to decide whether to "Switch" into a phoenix or a vampire for the rest of time
Wild blood by Kate Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before she turns fifteen and loses the power to "Switch," Tess spends time with her cousins in the Irish countryside trying out different animal forms, but when her cousins disappear in the woods she must face her fears to save them
The beguilers by Kate Thompson( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she comes of age Rilka sets out to capture a beguiler, one of the lightlike spirit creatures with mesmerizing powers that haunt the mountains above her village, and her quest reveals the secret of their origin
Fourth World by Kate Thompson( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Christie and his older stepbrother, Danny, travel to the home and mysterious laboratory of the elder boy's scientist mother, where they learn a shocking truth about the nature of her experiments
Origins by Kate Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christy 's souvenir stone from the yeti's cave proves to be fatal for many of the inhabitants of Fourth World leaving among the survivors a pair of genetically-altered twins whose eventual descendants face an uncertain future in a stone age world of nuclear devastation and disease
Only human by Kate Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A search for the elusive Yeti in the faraway Himalayas leads Christie and his stepbrother Danny to question their own humanity
The fourth horseman by Kate Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first time Laurie and her dad see the white rider watching them from the deep, cool shadows of the trees, he is alone. Laurie is convinced that his appearance has a meaning, that somehow he is trying to tell them something - something her dad needs to pay attention to. Is the rider somehow linked to the genetic research into squirrels that Laurie is helping her dad with in the lab? When a second rider with a bloody sword appears alongside the first, and then a third and a fourth, Laurie knows she must try to understand who they are and what they represent. With the help of her brother and his best friend, she discovers what the riders mean but will it be too late to stop the inevitable chain of events that has been set in motion
Great House by Kate Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alchemist's apprentice by Kate Thompson( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's quest leads him on a quixotic set of travels which have a rollicking 'Tom Jones' feel to them. Eventually after both hardship and luxury, Jack finds himself with the enigmatic alchemist, Barnstable, dabbling in alchemy until finally he holds in his hand the precious and long awaited nugget but by that time, of course, it is too late
Annan water by Kate Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young person on the brink of adulthood, set against the background of horse-dealing and show-jumping
Down among the gods by Kate Thompson( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greek god Hermes narrates this extraordinary novel of contemporary romance by award-winning author Kate Thompson "I have a story for you . . . It is a tale of immortals, acted by mortals." So begins this story of two lonely people who meet at an adult education class. Jessie Parker has just turned forty. Between the recent death of her mother and the local library's burning down, she feels bereft and adrift. Patrick Robinson, a journalist with artistic tendencies, is also searching for something. With the gods looking down upon them, Jessie and Patrick begin dating. Soon, they find themsel
An act of worship by Kate Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Da Sarah passer sin søsters helsekostbutik i det vestlige Irland, drages hun ind i en absurd historie, som begynder med en halvdød kalv på en losseplads. Sarah og slagteren Malachy tiltrækkes af hinanden på trods af deres forskelligheder. Historien fortælles af deres ufødte barn
 
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The new policeman
Alternative Names
Kate Thompson auteur pour enfants

Kate Thompson britische Schriftstellerin

Kate Thompsonov

Thompson, K.

Thompson, Katharine Anna 1956-

کیت تامپسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

トンプソン, ケイト

Languages
English (215)

German (13)

Spanish (9)

French (4)

Czech (3)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
The last of the high kingsHighway robberyCreature of the nightSwitchersThe white horse trickThe new policemanMost wantedMidnight's choice