Sunday, August 15, 2010

Classic Fantasy to Check Out

Potential (Mostly) Fantasy Classics Reading List
John Masefield
The Midnight Folk (1927)
The Box of Delights: or When the Wolves Were Running (1935)
Kenji Miyazawa 
Milky Way Railroad (Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature) (1927)
Erich Kästner (1899–1974)
 Emil and the Detectives
1. Emil and the Detectives (1929)
2. Emil and the Three Twins (1935)
Lisa and Lottie (1950) In English
Little Man (1966) In English
Little Man and the Big Thief (1969) In English

Kaytek the Wizard  (2012)  (first published 1933)

Norman Hunter
The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm (1933)
The Best of Branestawm (1980)
Barbara Todd
Worzel Gummidge (1936)
Upton Sinclair
The Gnomobile - 1936, 1962
J. B. S. Haldane
My Friend Mr Leakey (1937)  (Hard to Find)
Eleanor Farjeon
There is no easy bibliography of her work. Will do it at some point. Can't make lists all the time.
"Elsie Piddock Skips in Her Sleep" first appeared in Farjeon's Martin Pippin in the Daisy Field (1937)
Little Bookroom (1955)
Noel Langley
The Land of Green Ginger (1937, 1966)
Enid Blyton
Faraway Tree Series (1939 -1951)
Adventures of the Wishing-Chair (1937 -2000)
The Land of Far-Beyond (1942)
Hilda Lewis
The Ship That Flew (1939)
William Pène du Bois
The Great Geppy (1940)
The Twenty-One Balloons (1947
Peter Graves (1950):
The Giant (1954):
André Maurois
Fattypuffs and Thinifers(1940)
Denys Watkins-Pitchford ('BB')
The Little Grey Men
The little grey men : a story for the young in heart  (1942)
Brendon Chase (1944)
Down the Bright Stream (1948) (On Amazon UK)
Little Grey Men Go Down the Bright Stream (1977) Same Book?
Wizard of Boland
The Forest of Boland Light Railway (1955) Hard to Find
The Wizard of Boland (1959) Hard to Find
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Little Prince   (1943)
Ruth Stiles Gannett
My Father's Dragon
1. My Father's Dragon (1944)
2. Elmer and the Dragon (1950)
3. The Dragons of Blueland (1951)
James Thurber
The White Deer (1945)
The 13 Clocks (1950)
The Wonderful O (1955)
Elizabeth Goudge
The Little White Horse   (1946)
Dino Buzzati  
The Bears' Famous Invasion Of Sicily (1947)
Rumer Godden
The Doll's House 1947
Patrick Skene Catling,
The Chocolate Touch  (1952)
Howard Fast
 Tony and the Wonderful Door (1952)
Eleanor Cameron
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (1954)
Wolf Mankowitz
A Kid for Two Farthings   (1953)
Katharine Briggs She wrote several books on fairy tales and fantasy magic.
 Habberdy Dick (1955)
George Plimpton,
The Rabbit's Umbrella (1955)
Henry Winterfeld
 Detectives in Togas (1956)
Star Girl (1957)
Castaways in Lilliput (1958)
Trouble At Timpetill (1965)
Mystery of the Roman Ransom (1969)
Edward Ormondroyd
David and the Phoenix (1957)
Time At the Top (1963)
Imagination Greene (1973)
Castaways On Long Ago (1973)
All in Good Time (1975)
Catherine Storr
Marianne Dreams (1958)
People of the Bible (1982 -1987)
Carol Kendall
The Gammage Cup (1959)
The Whisper of Glocken (1965)
The Firelings (1981)
Pierre and Patsy Berton
The Secret World of Og (1961)
Jane Gillson Langton  (1922 - )
Hall Family Chronicles (Fantasy)
The Diamond in the Window (1962)
The Swing in the Summerhouse (1967)
The Astonishing Stereoscope (1971)
The Fledgling (1980)
The Fragile Flag (1984)
The Time Bike (2000)
The Mysterious Circus (2005)
The Dragon Tree (2008)
Penelope Farmer
Aviary Hall
1. The Summer Birds (1962)
2. Emma in Winter (1987)
3. Charlotte Sometimes (1969)
A Castle of Bone (1972)
Pauline Clarke
The Twelve and the Genii   (1962)
Clive King
Stig of the Dump (1962)
Michael Ende
Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (1963)
Momo (1973)  aka The Grey Gentlemen
The Neverending Story (1976)
The Dream-Eater (1978)
Mirror in the Mirror (1986)
Ophelia's Shadow Theatre (1989)
The Night of Wishes (1992)
Jeff Brown
Flat Stanley (1964)
Tere Rios
The Fifteenth Pelican (1965)
Alan Garner.
Elidor (1965)
Bertrand R. Brinley (1917 – 1994)
Mad Scientists' Club
1. The Mad Scientists' Club (1965)
2. The New Adventures of the Mad Scientists' Club (1968)
3. The Big Kerplop! (1974)
4. The Big Chunk of Ice: The Last Known Adventure of the Mad Scientists' Club (2005)
The Mad Scientists' Club Complete Collection (omnibus) (2010)
Doris Burn
Andrew Henry's Meadow (1965)
The Summerfolk (1968)
Christina Katerina & the box (1998)
John Gordon
The Giant Under The Snow (1968)

Ruth Chew
No Such Thing As a Witch (1969)
The Wednesday Witch (1969)
What the Witch Left (1973)
Jane Louise Curry
Mindy's Mysterious Miniature (1970)
The Lost Farm (1974)
Parsley Sage, Rosemary and Time (1975)
The Magical Cupboard (1976)
The Black Canary (2005)
and  Many More
Betty Brock
The Shades (1971)
No Flying in the House (1978)
Otfried Preussler
The Satanic Mill (1972) aka The Curse of the Darkling Mill
aka Krabat (2010) aka Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill (2014)
The Tale of the Unicorn (1989)
Betsy Byars
The Winged Colt of Casa Mia (1973)
Julie Andrews Edwards
The Last of the of the Really Great Whangdoodles (1974)
Robert Ingpen
The Voyage of the Poppykettle (1980)
The Unchosen Land (1981)
The Poppykettle Papers (1999)
Eiko Kadono
Kiki's Delivery Service (1985)
Robert R. McCammon
Boy's Life (1991)

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