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Martin Waddell


UK flag (b.1941)

aka Catherine Sefton

Martin Waddell is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest living writers of books for children. He has won many awards for his work, including the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004.

Genres: Children's Fiction
 
Series
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Lost Treasures (as by Catherine Sefton)
8. In a Blue Velvet Dress (1972)
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Ghost and Bertie Boggin (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Ghost and Bertie Boggin (1980)
Bertie Boggin and the Ghost Again! (1988)
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Novels
A Little Bit British (1970)
The Sleepers On the Hill (1973) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Back House Ghosts (1974) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Haunting of Ellen (1975) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Emer's Ghost (1981) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Finn Gang (1981) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Emma Dilemma (1982) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Island of the Strangers (1983) (as by Catherine Sefton)
My Gang (1984) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Blue Misty Monsters (1985) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Ghost Girl (1985) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Starry Night (1986) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Frankie's Story (1988) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Haunted Schoolbag (1989) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Beat of the Drum (1989) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Fred the Angel (1989)
Our Wild Weekend (1990)
Horace the Ghost (1991) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Along a Lonely Road (1991) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Shadows On the Lake (1993) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Fishface Feud (1993)
Rubberneck's Revenge (1993)
The Cast-off (1993) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Kidnapping of Suzie Q (1994) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Skeleton Club (1995) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Watch Out, Fred's About! (1996) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Life And Loves Of Zoe T. Curley (1997)
The Ghost in the Blue Velvet Dress (2001)
Shooting Star (2004)
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Collections
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Picture Books
Ernie's Chemistry Set (1978)
The Great Green Mouse Disaster (1981)
Going West (1984)
Big Bad Bertie (1984)
Budgie Said Grrr! (1985)
School Reporter's Notebook (1985)
The Day It Rained Elephants (1986)
Flying Sam (1986) (as by Catherine Sefton)
Alice the Artist (1988)
Great Gran Gorilla and the Robbers (1988)
Great Gran Gorilla to the Rescue (1988)
The Tough Princess (1989)
The Park in the Dark (1989)
Judy the Bad Fairy (1989)
Once There Were Giants (1989)
Amy Said (1990)
We Love Them (1990)
The Hidden House (1990)
Rosie's Babies (1990)
Daisy's Christmas (1990)
Squeak-a-lot (1991)
Grandma's Bill (1991)
Man Mountain (1991)
The Boggart in the Barrel (1991) (as by Catherine Sefton)
The Toymaker (1991)
The Happy Hedgehog Band (1991)
Farmer Duck (1991)
Coming Home (1991)
Daisy the Dreamer (1991)
The Pig In The Pond (1992)
Sailor Bear (1992)
Owl Babies (1992)
Baby's Hammer (1993)
Little Mo (1993)
Sam Vole and His Brothers (1994)
The Big Big Sea (1994)
Billy Fishbone and Other Sea Stories (1994)
The Smugglers of Mourne (1994)
John Joe and the Big Hen (1995)
Bears Everywhere (1996)
Small Bear Lost (1996)
What Use Is a Moose? (1996)
Yum, Yum, Yummy (1998)
The Duck in the Hat (1998)
Poor Tom and the Smugglers of Mourne (1998)
All Aboard (1999) (with Annabel Spenceley)
Hollyhock Wall, The (1999)
Lucky Duck Song (1999)
Night Night, Cuddly Bear (2000)
A Kitten Called Moonlight (2000)
Let's Go Home, Little Bear (2001)
My Great Grandpa (2001)
Tom Rabbit (2001)
Webster J. Duck (2001)
Give It to Joe! (2001)
Herbie Monkey (2001)
Snow Bears (2002)
Hi, Harry! (2002)
The Great Tree Mouse Adventure (2003)
Tiny's Big Adventure (2004)
It's Quacking Time! (2005)
Millie Bean, Jungle Queen Jigsaw Book (2005)
Charlie's Tasks (2007)
Bee Frog (2007)
Beowulf and Grendel (2009)
The Dirty Great Dinosaur (2009)
Baba Yaga (2009)
Captain Small Pig (2009)
The Super Hungry Dinosaur (2009)
Ben and Bobo (2010)
The Super Swooper Dinosaur (2012)
Bears, Bears, Bears (2013)
Class Six and the Very Big Rabbit (2015)
Room for a Little One: (2015)
Two Brown Bears (2016)
Charlie Stories All Stars (2016)
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Chapter Books
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