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The Resource Unexpected magic : collected stories, Diana Wynne Jones

Unexpected magic : collected stories, Diana Wynne Jones

Label
Unexpected magic : collected stories
Title
Unexpected magic
Title remainder
collected stories
Statement of responsibility
Diana Wynne Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A collection of sixteen stories including "The Plague of Peacocks," "Aunt Bea's Day Out," "The Fat Wizard," "No One," and "Everard's Ride."
  • A collection of sixteen stories including "The Plague of Peacocks," "Aunt Bea's Day Out," "The Fat Wizard," "No One," and "Everard's Ride." Annotation. What if your strangest dreams and wildest imaginings turned out to be . . . well . . . true? In this riveting collection, master storyteller Diana Wynne Jones presents wildly unpredictable tales in which even the most routine lives are visited by extraordinary events: A writer's character infiltrates her computer and makes her an accomplice in his cyber revolt A sick girl's drawings come to life -- with a vengeance A vet's dream about a wounded werewolf is interrupted by a startling phone call A cat tells how the kindhearted wizard she owns is suddenly called upon to defeat a horrific Beast These fifteen stories and one novella -- including three works never before published in the United States -- will tickle and enchant, startle and surprise
Summary
A collection of sixteen stories including "The Plague of Peacocks," "Aunt Bea's Day Out," "The Fat Wizard," "No One," and "Everard's Ride."
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Writing style
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129649
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jones, Diana Wynne
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 12
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True
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  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Children's stories, English
  • Fantasy
  • Short stories
Target audience
juvenile
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collected stories
Label
Unexpected magic : collected stories, Diana Wynne Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The girl Jones -- Nad and Dan Adn Quaffy -- The plague of peacocks -- The master -- Enna Hittims -- The girl who loved the sun -- The fluffy pink toadstool -- Auntie Bea's day out -- Carruthers -- What the cat told me -- The green stone -- The fat wizard -- No one -- Dragon reserve, home eight -- Little Dot -- Everard's ride
Control code
ocm52418251
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
497 p.
Isbn
9780060555337
Lccn
2003053118
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-7012
Label
Unexpected magic : collected stories, Diana Wynne Jones
Publication
Contents
The girl Jones -- Nad and Dan Adn Quaffy -- The plague of peacocks -- The master -- Enna Hittims -- The girl who loved the sun -- The fluffy pink toadstool -- Auntie Bea's day out -- Carruthers -- What the cat told me -- The green stone -- The fat wizard -- No one -- Dragon reserve, home eight -- Little Dot -- Everard's ride
Control code
ocm52418251
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
497 p.
Isbn
9780060555337
Lccn
2003053118
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-7012

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