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Martin Waddell

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Martin Waddell was born April 10, 1941, in Belfast, Ireland. He always wanted to be a professional soccer player. After having played for junior teams in Ireland, he left school at fifteen and held a variety of jobs, including working at a publishing company and as a night switchboard operator for vis mere a taxi company. Waddell is now one of the most prolific and successful contemporary children's writers, with more than one hundred books to his credit, some of them under his pseudonym Catherine Sefton. He won the 1986 Other Award, for his book Starry Night, which was also a runner up for The Guardian Children¿s Fiction Award and was shortlisted for the Young Observer Teenage Fiction Prize. He has twice won the Smarties Book Prize, for Farmer Duck and Can't You Sleep Little Bear? He also won the 1989 Kurt Mascher Award for The Park In The Dark, the 1990 Bets Book For Babies for Rosie¿s Babies and has been shortlisted for the 1992 Smarties Book Prize for Along The Lonely Road. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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(eng) Martin Waddell also writes young adult books under the pen name: Catherine Sefton.

Serier

Værker af Martin Waddell

Owl Babies (1992) 3,708 eksemplarer
Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? (1988) 2,312 eksemplarer
Farmer Duck (1991) 1,704 eksemplarer
Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale (2004) 1,130 eksemplarer
Let's Go Home, Little Bear (1991) 869 eksemplarer
You and Me, Little Bear (1996) 677 eksemplarer
Snow Bears (2002) 563 eksemplarer
The Pig in the Pond (1992) 470 eksemplarer
Good Job, Little Bear (1999) 417 eksemplarer
The Happy Hedgehog Band (1991) 244 eksemplarer
The Big Big Sea (1994) 204 eksemplarer
Webster J. Duck (2001) — Forfatter — 196 eksemplarer
Rosie's Babies (1990) 176 eksemplarer
Once There Were Giants (1989) 174 eksemplarer
Sleep Tight, Little Bear (2005) 169 eksemplarer
Sailor Bear (1992) 148 eksemplarer
Tiny's Big Adventure (2004) 134 eksemplarer
A Kitten Called Moonlight (2000) 132 eksemplarer
What Use is a Moose? (1996) 126 eksemplarer
It's Quacking Time! (2005) 107 eksemplarer
Mimi and the Picnic (1996) 106 eksemplarer
Tom Rabbit (2000) 106 eksemplarer
In a Blue Velvet Dress (1972) 102 eksemplarer
The Hidden House (1866) 102 eksemplarer
The Super Hungry Dinosaur (2009) 101 eksemplarer
When the Teddy Bears Came (1600) 101 eksemplarer
The Park in the Dark (1989) 89 eksemplarer
The Tough Princess (1773) 80 eksemplarer
The Little Bear Stories (2001) 76 eksemplarer
Mimi's Christmas (1997) 70 eksemplarer
Captain Small Pig (2009) 69 eksemplarer
Squeak-A-Lot (1847) 67 eksemplarer
Sam Vole and His Brothers (1992) — Forfatter — 67 eksemplarer
Little Mo (1767) 60 eksemplarer
The Toymaker (1991) 48 eksemplarer
Harriet and the Crocodiles (1982) 47 eksemplarer
Who Do You Love? (1999) 47 eksemplarer
Bee Frog (2007) 43 eksemplarer
The Great Green Mouse Disaster (1981) 42 eksemplarer
The Kidnapping of Suzie Q (1994) 42 eksemplarer
John Joe and the Big Hen (1995) 42 eksemplarer
We Love Them (1856) 40 eksemplarer
The Hollyhock Wall (1999) 39 eksemplarer
Cup Final Kid (Sprinters) (1996) 34 eksemplarer
The Haunting of Ellen (1974) 34 eksemplarer
My Great Grandpa (1990) 34 eksemplarer
Harriet and the Haunted School (1965) 34 eksemplarer
Yum, Yum, Yummy! (1998) 33 eksemplarer
Star Striker Titch (Sprinters) (2003) 33 eksemplarer
Grandma's Bill (1991) 33 eksemplarer
The Super Swooper Dinosaur (2012) 30 eksemplarer
Little Obie and the Flood (1991) 27 eksemplarer
Island of the Strangers (1983) 26 eksemplarer
Going West (1983) 26 eksemplarer
Small Bear Lost (1996) 25 eksemplarer
Night Night, Cuddly Bear (2000) 23 eksemplarer
The Day the Smells Went Wrong (1988) 23 eksemplarer
The Big Bad Mole's Coming (1993) 23 eksemplarer
Mimi and the Dream House (1995) 23 eksemplarer
Tango's Baby (1995) 22 eksemplarer
Harriet and the Robot (1985) 22 eksemplarer
Amy Said (1990) 21 eksemplarer
The Dirty Great Dinosaur (2009) 21 eksemplarer
Harriet and the Flying Teachers (1987) 21 eksemplarer
The Beat of the Drum (1989) 21 eksemplarer
Frankie's Story (1988) 19 eksemplarer
Alice the Artist (1988) 19 eksemplarer
Baaaboom! (Rigby Literacy) (2000) 18 eksemplarer
Starry Night (1986) 17 eksemplarer
The Ghost and Bertie Boggin (1983) 16 eksemplarer
Man Mountain (Story to Share) (1991) 15 eksemplarer
Ronald the Tough Sheep (2002) 14 eksemplarer
Emer's Ghost (1981) 13 eksemplarer
Ernie and the Fishface Gang (2002) 13 eksemplarer
Cup Winners (2003) 12 eksemplarer
Bert's Band (Collins Big Cat) (2005) 12 eksemplarer
The Life and Loves of Zoe T.Curley (1997) 12 eksemplarer
Cup Run (Starters) (2003) 11 eksemplarer
Little Dracula's first bite (1986) 11 eksemplarer
Talk Talk Talk (Collins Big Cat) (2005) 11 eksemplarer
Big Bad Bill (All Aboard) (1994) 11 eksemplarer
Fred the Angel (Story books) (1990) 10 eksemplarer
Shooting Star (2004) 10 eksemplarer
Otley (1966) 10 eksemplarer
Napper Goes for Goal (1981) 10 eksemplarer
Daisy's Christmas (1990) 10 eksemplarer
Bears, Bears, Bears (2013) 9 eksemplarer
Ben and Bobo (2010) 9 eksemplarer
Herbie Monkey (Read Me) (2001) 8 eksemplarer
The Lucky Duck Song (1993) 8 eksemplarer
Little Dracula at the Seashore (1987) 8 eksemplarer
The ghost girl (1986) 8 eksemplarer
Little Obie and the Kidnap (1992) 8 eksemplarer
The Get-away Hen (1995) 8 eksemplarer
Napper Strikes Again (1981) 7 eksemplarer
The New Girl (All Aboard) (1994) 7 eksemplarer
Granny Big Boots (All Aboard) (1994) 7 eksemplarer
Shadows on the Lake (1993) 7 eksemplarer
The Dump Gang (1995) 7 eksemplarer
Otley Pursued (1968) 6 eksemplarer
Something So Big (2005) 6 eksemplarer
Napper's Big Match (Puffin Books) (1993) 6 eksemplarer
Mimi and the Blackberry Pies (2001) 6 eksemplarer
Kangaroos (All Aboard) (1900) 5 eksemplarer
The School That Went to Sea (1993) 5 eksemplarer
Querido diario (2000) 5 eksemplarer
The Ghost Ship (Treetops Fiction) (2006) 5 eksemplarer
The Sleepers on the Hill (1973) 5 eksemplarer
The Owl and Billy stories (1999) 4 eksemplarer
Little Dracula's Joke Book (1992) 4 eksemplarer
The haunted schoolbag (1989) 4 eksemplarer
The Emma Dilemma (1982) 4 eksemplarer
Horse Up a Tree (2006) 4 eksemplarer
Going Up (Starters) (2003) 4 eksemplarer
Meine Lieblingsmorde (1997) 4 eksemplarer
The Adventures of Odysseus: From the Odyssey by Homer (2002) — Adapter — 4 eksemplarer
The Perils of Lord Reggie Parrot (1998) 4 eksemplarer
Give it to Joe! (Read Me) (2001) 3 eksemplarer
Napper's Luck (1993) 3 eksemplarer
Tu comprendras plus tard (1989) 3 eksemplarer
Charlie Stories (All Stars) (2003) 3 eksemplarer
Judy the Bad Fairy (1989) 3 eksemplarer
RUBBERNECK'S REVENGE. (1993) 3 eksemplarer
A Puff of Smoke (1988) 3 eksemplarer
Baba Yaga (Leapfrog World Tales) (2009) 3 eksemplarer
Sinbad and the Pirates (2010) 3 eksemplarer
Coming Home (Picture Books) (1993) 3 eksemplarer
Mimi's Picnic *Exp* Waddell M (1995) 3 eksemplarer
Flying Sam (Cartwheels) (1986) 3 eksemplarer
Ben's bring your bear party (1997) 3 eksemplarer
Gallow's Hill (Ghostly Tales) (2006) 2 eksemplarer
Am großen weiten Meer 2 eksemplarer
Você e Eu, Ursinho! 13 (2008) 2 eksemplarer
Edrych, Rhys Bach! (2004) 2 eksemplarer
Our Sleepysaurus (1989) 2 eksemplarer
Baby's Hammer (1993) 2 eksemplarer
The Tempest (Shakespeare Retold) (2008) 2 eksemplarer
Mama, wo bist du? 2 eksemplarer
La maison de Marion (2000) 2 eksemplarer
The Finn Gang (Hippo Books) (1985) 2 eksemplarer
My Gang (Young Corgi Books) (1987) 2 eksemplarer
Grandma’s Ring 1 eksemplar
Y Gwylwyr (1986) 1 eksemplar
Bad Gluggy 1 eksemplar
Our Wild Weekend (1990) 1 eksemplar
Sinbad and the ogre (2009) 1 eksemplar
Marion et les petits gourmands (1997) 1 eksemplar
Bonne nuit gros nounours (2000) 1 eksemplar
Otley victorious (1969) 1 eksemplar
Petite Lou (1993) 1 eksemplar
The Band 1 eksemplar
Pikku karhun kootut seikkailut (2001) 1 eksemplar
The Fishface Feud (1993) 1 eksemplar
Two brown bears (2002) 1 eksemplar
Harriet and the Haunted School (1986) 1 eksemplar
Odysseus and the Wooden Horse of Troy (Literacy Land) (2002) — Adapter — 1 eksemplar
Aventuras (2011) 1 eksemplar
Danke 1 eksemplar
Gwepsgodyn (2005) 1 eksemplar
Des ours, encore des ours ! (1992) 1 eksemplar
Storie di demoni e fantasmi (2008) 1 eksemplar
The Smugglers of Mourne (1994) 1 eksemplar
Ffion a'r Ddau Ffiaidd (2005) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Random House Book of Ghost Stories (1991) — Bidragyder — 135 eksemplarer
Hitchcock præsenterer - det er måden det gøres på! (1968) — Bidragyder — 120 eksemplarer
The Seventh Pan Book of Horror Stories (1966) — Bidragyder — 61 eksemplarer
The Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories (1963) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
The Eighth Pan Book of Horror Stories (1967) — Bidragyder — 39 eksemplarer
Lie Ten Nights Awake: Ten Tales of Horror (1967) — Bidragyder — 20 eksemplarer
Goodbye and Hello (1992) — Bidragyder — 9 eksemplarer
Cool Christmas Stories (10-in-1) (2007) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Tales of Fear & Frightening Phenomena (1982) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Djævelens tunger — Forfatter, nogle udgaver1 eksemplar

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Almen Viden

Andre navne
Sefton, Catherine (pen name)
Waddell, M.S. (pen name)
Fødselsdato
1941-04-10
Køn
male
Nationalitet
Ireland
Bopæl
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Newcastle, Northern Ireland
London, England, UK
Erhverv
children's book author
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Hans Christian Andersen Award (Writing, 2004)
Kort biografi
Under his own name he publishes mysteries, ghost stories, light comedies, and picture books for children. As Catherine Sefton he has written more complex, emotionally charged books for young adults, several of which are ghost stories while others are political novels.
Oplysning om flertydighed
Martin Waddell also writes young adult books under the pen name: Catherine Sefton.

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Little Bear and Big Bear do everything together, from chores to playing, until it's time to go home to their cozy cave home.

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JennyArch | 10 andre anmeldelser | May 20, 2024 |
Best rhyme book ever. When the farmer takes off his clothes and jumps in the pond with the animals, it's uproar in the audience (3-4 year olds - EDIT: the toddlers over two loved it as well, they just enjoyed the general mayhem and the beautiful illustrated animals more than the twist). Sooo classy. Rhymes are refined and perfectly age appropriate at the same time. Good for learning animals and clothes, too...

EDIT/2: I realised just now that Waddell is also the author of another favourite of mine (and the children's): Owl Babies!
This guy is on the way to becoming one of my favourite people :D
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Elanna76 | 9 andre anmeldelser | May 2, 2024 |
I can't believe I hadn't already reviewed this one. One of my favs!
It addresses children's fears and anxieties in a simple way, allowing even the youngest ones to identify with the three little owls who wait for their mummy to come back to the hollow in the tree. There is the one who puts on a brave face, the one who imagines the worst, and the one who just wants their mummy!
Repetitions and very short blocks of text make this book enjoyable by all age groups from 2 to 6, maybe even by some slightly younger child with an early knack for books, stories and relatively prolonged focused attention.… (mere)
 
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Værker
259
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Medlemmer
16,950
Popularitet
#1,313
Vurdering
4.0
Anmeldelser
288
ISBN
1,234
Sprog
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