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William Mayne


UK flag (1928 - 2010)

William Mayne has been described as one of the outstanding children's authors of this century (Oxford Companion to Children's Literature). He has won all major awards including the Carnegie and Guardian fiction award.
 
Novels
   Follow the Footprints (1953)
   The World Upside Down (1954)
   Member for the Marsh (1956)
   The Blue Boat (1957)
   Grass Rope (1957)
   Underground Alley (1958)
   The Thumbstick (1959)
   The Fishing Party (1960)
   Rolling Season (1960)
   The Changeling (1961)
   The Glass Ball (1961)
   Summer Visitors (1961)
   The Twelve Dancers (1962)
   The Man from the North Pole (1963)
   On the Stepping Stones (1963)
   Parcel of Trees (1963)
   Plot Night (1963)
   A Day Without Wind (1964)
   Sand (1964)
   Whistling Rufus (1964)
   No More School (1965)
   Pig in the Middle (1965)
   The Old Zion (1966)
   Rooftops (1966)
   The Battlefield (1967)
   Over the Hills and Far Away (1968)
   The Gobbling Billy (1969) (with Dick Caesar)
   The Hill Road (1969)
   Ravensgill (1970)
   Royal Harry (1971)
   Game of Dark (1971)
   The Incline (1972)
   Skiffy (1972)
   The Jersey Shore (1973)
   The Yellow Airplane (1974)
   A Year and a Day (1976)
   Max's Dream (1977)
   It (1977)
   While the Bells Ring (1979)
   Salt River Times (1980)
   All the King's Men (1982)
   Skiffy and the Twin Planets (1982)
   Winter Quarters (1982)
   Drift (1985)
   Come, Come to My Corner (1986)
   Corbie (1986)
   Gideon Ahoy! (1987)
   Kelpie (1987)
   Lamb Shenkin (1987)
   Tigers Railway (1987)
   Antar and the Eagles (1989)
   The Men of the House (1990)
   Netta Next (1990)
   Low Tide (1992)
   The Egg Timer (1993)
   Cuddy (1994)
   Midnight Fair (1997)
   In Natalie's Garden (1998)
   Captain Ming and the Mermaid (1999)
   Imogen and the Ark (1999)
   The Worm in the Well (2002)
   The Animal Garden (2002)
   Jubilee's Pups (2004)
   Every Dog (2010)
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Collections
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Picture Books
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Anthologies edited
   Book of Queens (1965) (with Eleanor Farjeon)
   A Book of Heroes (1966)
   A Book of Giants (1968)
   Ghosts (1971)
   Supernatural Stories (1995)
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Anthologies containing stories by William Mayne
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Short stories
A Haunted Terrace
As Cold as Ice (1995)
The Story of Glam (1995)


Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book winner (1958) : Grass Rope