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Helen Cresswell (1934–2005)

Autor(a) de Ordinary Jack

100+ Works 2,826 Membros 63 Críticas 5 Favorited

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Obras por Helen Cresswell

Ordinary Jack (1977) 326 exemplares
Moondial (1987) 247 exemplares
Bagthorpes Unlimited (1978) 174 exemplares
Bagthorpes V. the World (1979) 150 exemplares
Bagthorpes Abroad (1984) 123 exemplares
Bagthorpes Haunted (1985) 116 exemplares
The Secret World of Polly Flint (1982) 109 exemplares
Mystery Stories: An Intriguing Collection (1996) — Editor; Contribuidor — 89 exemplares
The Little Sea Pony (1964) 88 exemplares
Bagthorpes Liberated (1989) 84 exemplares
The Piemakers (1980) 74 exemplares
Lizzie Dripping (1973) 67 exemplares
The Bongleweed (1973) 56 exemplares
A Gift from Winklesea (1968) 55 exemplares
The Night-Watchmen (1500) 47 exemplares
Bagthorpes Besieged (1997) 44 exemplares
The Winter of the Birds (1975) 40 exemplares
The Return of the Psammead (1992) 35 exemplares
Stonestruck (1995) 34 exemplares
The Bagthorpe Triangle (1805) 34 exemplares
Up the Pier (1971) 33 exemplares
Dragon Ride (1989) 33 exemplares
Classic Fairy Tales (1994) 31 exemplares
Dear Shrink (1982) 29 exemplares
Two Hoots (Jets) (1978) 28 exemplares
Time Out (1825) 25 exemplares
Bagthorpes Battered (2001) 25 exemplares
The Beachcombers (Puffin Books) (1972) 23 exemplares
The Puffin Book of Funny Stories (1992) 20 exemplares
Where the Wind Blows (1968) 18 exemplares
A Game of Catch (1977) 16 exemplares
Ellie and the Hagwitch (Fantasia) (1987) 14 exemplares
The Little Grey Donkey (1998) 13 exemplares
Posy Bates, Again! (1991) 11 exemplares
The Sea Piper (Story Book) (1968) 9 exemplares
Two Hoots in the Snow (1978) 9 exemplares
Lizzie Dripping and the Witch (1991) 9 exemplares
A Day on Big O (1967) 8 exemplares
Bag of Bones (1997) 8 exemplares
Snatchers (1997) 8 exemplares
Two Hoots and the King (1977) 8 exemplares
Rumpelstiltskin (1998) 7 exemplares
Jumbo Spencer (1966) 7 exemplares
Whatever Happened in Winklesea? (1989) 7 exemplares
A Treasury of Fairy Tales (2013) 7 exemplares
Almost Goodbye, Guzzler (1990) 7 exemplares
Two Hoots Play Hide And Seek (1977) 6 exemplares
Weather Cat (1990) 6 exemplares
Trouble (1987) 6 exemplares
The weather cat (Quality time) (1989) 6 exemplares
Polly Thumb (Yellow storybooks) (1994) 6 exemplares
Garlunk (Cambridge Reading) (1998) 6 exemplares
Whodunnit? (1986) 5 exemplares
Collins Treasury of Fairy Tales (1997) 5 exemplares
Two Hoots Go to the Sea (1975) 5 exemplares
Posy Bates and the Bag Lady (1994) 5 exemplares
Lizzie Dripping by the Sea (1974) 5 exemplares
The Signposters (1968) 5 exemplares
Lizzie Dripping on Holiday Pb (1994) 4 exemplares
Almost Goodbye (Speedsters) (1992) 4 exemplares
Butterfly Chase (1975) 4 exemplares
Two Hoots and the big bad bird (1978) 3 exemplares
The Wilkses (1970) 3 exemplares
The Return of the Psammead [1993 TV Series] — Screenwriter — 2 exemplares
Pietro and the Mule (1965) 2 exemplares
Five Children and It / The Return of It [1991 & 1993 TV Series] (2005) — Screenwriter — 2 exemplares
My Aunt Polly by the Sea (1980) 2 exemplares
The bower birds (1973) 1 exemplar
Birdspell (1996) 1 exemplar
Moondial 1 exemplar
Mystery at Winklesea (1995) 1 exemplar
Barge Children (1968) 1 exemplar
Roof fall (1972) 1 exemplar
Rug Plays Ball (1969) 1 exemplar
Beetle Hunt (1973) 1 exemplar
My Aunt Polly (1979) 1 exemplar
The Outlanders (1970) 1 exemplar
Sophie & the Seawolf (1997) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Railway Children (1905) — Introdução, algumas edições5,912 exemplares
Hidden Turnings: A Collection of Stories Through Time and Space (1989) — Contribuidor — 132 exemplares
The Kingfisher Treasury of Witch and Wizard Stories (1996) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
Over the Rainbow Tales of Fantasy and Imagination (1983) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Bad Boys (Young Puffin Books) (1972) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
The Thorny Paradise: Writers on Writing for Children (1975) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
Hundreds and Hundreds (1984) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, October 1973 (1973) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
The Phoenix and the Carpet [1997 TV Mini-series] (1997) — Writer — 3 exemplares
The Cat-Flap and the Apple Pie and Other Funny Stories (1979) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
YOUNG WINTER'S TALES 4. (1973) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares

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I strongly suspect I got this when I was still in primary school.

The book is a bunch of funny excerpts from funny books some of which were aimed at children.

Reading it back now, I am fonder of some of the stories than I was and the collection will always have a special place in my heart for introducing me to Three Men In A Boat. The book used The Cheeses, which makes sense because it's one of the funnier free-standing bits and of the other options both The Packing of the Luggage and Uncle Podger are probably funnier with more life experience.

The book may also have been my introduction to Adrian Mole and one day I will get round to reading Witch Week.
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redfiona | May 4, 2022 |
What a very peculiar little book.

If you are looking for a story about witches, do not read this one. Don't be fooled by the blurb or the cover, it has virtually nothing to do with witches whatsoever.

If you're looking for a an incoherent series of stories about a yorkshire lass in a rural backwater, daydreaming, calling her parents by their first names and growing leeks, then this is for you.
 
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Mscezik | Apr 13, 2022 |
Poor Jack. In a family of (eccentric) overachievers, he's the average one, no 'strings to his bow.' In an effort to impress his family, he enlists his dog and his uncle in a scheme to demonstrate his psychic powers, which, of course, this being the Bagthorpes, goes awry with hilarious results.

Even as an adult, I find myself reflecting on Jack Bagthorpe's experiences when I've had a particularly difficult day at work and need to lighten up.. Cresswell's characters and their exploits never fade, from the demon pair of Grandma and Daisy to the hedgehogging housekeeper and the offstage Anonymous from Grisby.… (mais)
 
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bunnyjadwiga | 8 outras críticas | Dec 12, 2021 |
Another fine adaptation by Helen Cresswell (an excellent children's author in her own right) of E. Nesbit's fantasy. Well acted. Eight-year-old enjoyed it.
 
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auntieknickers | Feb 27, 2021 |

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Obras
100
Also by
11
Membros
2,826
Popularidade
#9,076
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
63
ISBN
340
Línguas
5
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