Detective Worzel Gummidge


Author: Barbara Euphan Todd,Jill Crockford

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 0237535742

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Scarecrow-come-to-life Worzel Gummidge decides to become a detective in this humorous classic story, the 10th in the series. Obstinate and obstructive but ultimately endearing, Worzels appeal has not been diminished. First published by Evans in 1963.

Worzel Gummidge


Author: Barbara Euphan Todd,Tony Ross

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192751027

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 7975

Susan and John are having a very dull holiday in the country until they meet Worzel. They are amazed by the walking, talking bundle of clothes and straw. He's half scarecrow and half human but best of all, he's a wizard! Susan and John soon grow to love Worzel and share all sorts of magical adventures with their unusual friend.

The Irish Adventures of Worzel Gummidge


Author: Keith Waterhouse,Willis Hall

Publisher: Severn House Publishers

ISBN: 9780727809797

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 158

View: 9649

A gift for Aunt Sally starts a chain of events that takes Worzel Gummidge, the talking scarecrow, from his home in England to adventures in and around an Irish castle.

Worzel Gummidge

A Musical


Author: Denis King,Keith Waterhouse,Willis Hall,Barbara Euphan Todd

Publisher: Samuel French

ISBN: 9780573180316

Category: Musicals

Page: 77

View: 3054

Literary Afterlife

The Posthumous Continuations of 325 Authors' Fictional Characters


Author: Bernard A. Drew

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 078645721X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 420

View: 1548

This is an encyclopedic work, arranged by broad categories and then by original authors, of literary pastiches in which fictional characters have reappeared in new works after the deaths of the authors that created them. It includes book series that have continued under a deceased writer’s real or pen name, undisguised offshoots issued under the new writer’s name, posthumous collaborations in which a deceased author’s unfinished manuscript is completed by another writer, unauthorized pastiches, and “biographies” of literary characters. The authors and works are entered under the following categories: Action and Adventure, Classics (18th Century and Earlier), Classics (19th Century), Classics (20th Century), Crime and Mystery, Espionage, Fantasy and Horror, Humor, Juveniles (19th Century), Juveniles (20th Century), Poets, Pulps, Romances, Science Fiction and Westerns. Each original author entry includes a short biography, a list of original works, and information on the pastiches based on the author’s characters.

Fallen Stars

Tragic Lives and Lost Careers


Author: Julian Upton

Publisher: Headpress

ISBN: 9781900486385

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 1653

Fallen Stars probes the underside of fame to reveal a host of glittering careers stunted by ill-health, alcoholism, drug addiction and egomania. Twenty-one tales of stardom turned sour, these are the tragic final years of some of the world's best-loved actors and comedians, a latter-day Hollywood Babylon that includes Benny Hill, Diana Dors, Peter Sellers, Carry On legends and many others.