WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Kate 1956-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 422 publications in 8 languages and 22,878 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: PR6070.H6682, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kate Thompson
The new policeman by Kate Thompson( Book )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,377 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,889 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 )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,660 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 2,410 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 Spanish and held by 967 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 )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 942 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( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 792 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 769 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 640 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 )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 582 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 569 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 465 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 439 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 2006 in English and held by 411 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 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Laurie is arrested for setting fire to her father's research lab she's unsure what to say in her defence. Should she say that she's an animal rights activist? Or should she tell the whole story, about the mysterious horsemen that she saw in the woods and the terrifying truth which lay behind their appearance? Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Great House by Kate Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annan water by Kate Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young person on the brink of adulthood, set against the background of horse-dealing and show-jumping
The alchemist's apprentice by Kate Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finding a gleaming spherical pot - the philosopher's egg - in a river, Jack searches for the alchemist who made it, hoping to find eternal happiness and wealth. He soon realises that gold cannot buy what his heart desires
Down among the gods by Kate Thompson( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 127 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{u2019}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 themselves deeply in love, but caught up in the struggles that plague all relationships. Told from the perspective of the immortal Hermes, Down Among the Gods is a riff on the modern romance. By turns funny and moving, this remarkable novel lays bare the intimate yearnings of those who quest after love everlasting{u2014}whether on Olympus or right here on Earth
Thin air by Kate Thompson( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a farm on Ireland's West Coast, this gripping novel by Kate Thompson revolves around a missing teenager-and the shattering effect of her disappearance upon her family and friendsNineteen-year-old Martina Keane has vanished, seemingly into thin air. She rode off one morning, and her horse, Specks, came home without her. Martina's father, Gerard, soon falls under suspicion, and her mother, Brigid, finds she must reevaluate her narrow, materialist existence. With their world turned upside down and their parents emotionally absent, Martina's teenaged brother, Joseph, and their younger siste
 
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The new policeman
Alternative Names
Kate Thompson auteur pour enfants

Kate Thompson britische Schriftstellerin

Kate Thompson Brits schrijfster

Kate Thompsonová

Thompson, K.

Thompson, Kate, 1956-

Thompson, Katharine Anna 1956-

کیت تامپسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

톰프슨, 케이트

トンプソン, ケイト

Languages
English (219)

German (16)

Spanish (10)

Japanese (7)

French (4)

Czech (3)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)

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