WorldCat Identities

Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 777 works in 2,229 publications in 12 languages and 56,665 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Humor  Adventure stories  Television adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Children's films  Motion pictures  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Deary
The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses? How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack? Why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets? Discover all the foul facts - all the gore and more!
Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humourous look at British history during Tudor times
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Ancient Greece
The rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details everyday life in the Middle Ages, including gruesome information about the Black Death, superstitions, and the "miserable" monks
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the tale of Prometheus, in which Prometheus becomes a time traveller in order to escape the wrath of the gods and befriends a Victorian orphan
The smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans. This work also follows big bad Bill the Conqueror who battled at Hastings, stormed Europe and joined the crummy Crusades
Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"History with twice the nasty bits! The angry Aztecs fills you in on the foulest facts about Mayan mysteries, cunning conquistadors and people whose idea of fun was ripping out human hearts. The incredible Incas gives you the gory details about the incredible empire which ruled 12 million people but was smashed by 260 Spanish invaders, and a few germs. Read on for curious quizzes, rotten recipes, gruesome games and terrbile tests for you teacher."-- Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
Flight of the fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a grifter--who often plays parts in his amazing shows--must help Prometheus escape from Eden City before he is found and killed by the Avenger, a giant bird that does the bidding of Zeus
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of the most recent, rapidly evolving additions to the world's navies. Coverage ranges from the 1882 launch of the first destroyer, through the nonstop technical and strategic innovations of the world war eras, to the current high watermarks of destroyer design such as the Arleigh Burke class
The savage stone age by Terry Deary( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions during the Stone Age. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions in colonies throughout the British Empire
The fire thief fights back by Terry Deary( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their clever ruse is exposed, Sam and his mother, swindlers who are selling "miracle" cures to the people of Eden City, find an unlikely ally in Zeus who, in return for rescuing them from an angry mob, needs their help in settling a score with the monsters of Greek mythology
The gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions in Georgian England. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HISTORY. They may have looked all prim and proper, but the Victorians were a jolly naughty bunch who could be vicious and violent and villainous. Readers can discover the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and all about stag hunting in Paddington Station. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary. Ages 7+
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Woeful Second World War" presents the dire details of a war that affected almost everyone - from old men joining the Dad's Army to the 12 year olds defending Berlin to the bitter end. Find out who made a meal of maggots, or which soldiers were so smelly their enemies could sniff them out
Blitzed Brits by Terry Deary( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions in England during the second World War. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-

Deary, Terence.

Deary, Terence 1946-

Deary, Terry

Diyirī, Tirī

Terry Deary britischer Schriftsteller

Terry Deary Brits schrijver

Terry Deary écrivain britannique

تری دیری نویسنده بریتانیایی

ديري، تري

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Frightful First World WarTerrible TudorsThe groovy GreeksThe rotten RomansThe measly Middle AgesThe fire thiefThe smashing SaxonsAngry Aztecs