John Christopher is a pseudonym of the author Samuel Youd, a Lancashire born British science fiction author who is best known for the 1956 post-apocalyptic novel "The Death of Grass" (known as No Blade of Grass in the US) along with the Young Adult novel "The Tripods".

Samuel Youd wrote under a number of different pseudonyms including Christopher Youd, William Godfrey and Hilary Ford.

Bibliography

    As John Christopher
    • The Twenty-Second Century (1954)
    • The Year of the Comet (1955)
    • The Death of Grass (1957)
    • The Caves of Night (1958)
    • A Scent of White Poppies (1959)
    • The Long Voyage (1960)
    • The World in Winter (1962)
    • Cloud on Silver (1964)
    • The Possessors (1964)
    • Patchwork of Death (1965)
    • A Wrinkle in the Skin (1965)
    • The Little People (1966)
    • Pendulum (1968)
    • The Lotus Caves (1969)
    • The Guardians (1970)
    • Dom and Va (1973)
    • Wild Jack (1974)
    • Empty World (1977)
    • A Dusk of Demons (1993)
    • Bad Dream (2003)
    The Tripods trilogy
    • The White Mountains (1967)
    • The City of Gold and Lead (1967)
    • The Pool of Fire (1968)
    • When the Tripods Came (Prequel)(1988)
    Sword of the Spirits trilogy
    • The Prince In Waiting (1970)
    • Beyond the Burning Lands (1971)
    • The Sword of the Spirits (1972)
    Fireball Trilogy
    • Fireball (1981)
    • New Found Land (1983)
    • Dragon Dance (1986)
    As Christopher Youd
    • The Winter Swan (1949)
    As Samuel Youd
    • Babel Itself (1951)
    • Brave Conquerors (1952)
    • Crown and Anchor (1953)
    • A Palace of Strangers (1954)
    • Holly Ash (1955)
    • Giant's Arrow (1956)
    • The Choice (1961)
    • Messages of Love (1961)
    • The Summers at Accorn (1963)
    As Peter Graaf
    • The Gull's Kiss (1962)
    Joe Dust Series
    • Dust and the Curious Boy (1957)
    • Daughter Fair (1958)
    • The Sapphire Conference (1959)
    As Hilary Ford
    • Felix Walking (1958)
    • Felix Running (1959)
    • Bella on the Roof (1965)
    • A Figure in Grey (1973)
    • Sarnia (1974)
    • Castle Malindine (1975)
    • A Bride for Bedivere (1976)
    As Stanley Winchester
    • The Practice (1968)
    • Men With Knives (1968)
    • The Helpers (1970)
    • Ten Per Cent of Your Life (1973)