WorldCat Identities

Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 912 works in 2,711 publications in 11 languages and 60,067 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Humor  Adventure stories  Comics (Graphic works)  Action and adventure fiction  Children's films  Miscellanea  Children's television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, FIC
Publication Timeline
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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 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

36 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History with the nasty bits left in! The Vicious Vikings is packed with frightening facts about these vile invaders and their savage Saxon enemies. Find out about some truly terrible torture techniques, like Viking legends full of gruesome giants and deadly dwarves, and the messy murder of King Edmund
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Ancient Greece
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 855 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
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
The terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You probably thought that the terrible Tudors just spent all their time beheading people. This book helps you find out: the horrible truth about Henry VIII who thought he'd married a horse; which terrible torture methods the twisted Tudors used; and which shocking swear words they simply loved to say. It also includes a grisly quiz
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 735 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!
Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History with even more nasty bits left in! The next title in the hugely successful series to get a marvellous make-over. With a bold new cover look and a heap of extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the foul facts about the Vile Victorians are ready to uncover, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and how stag hunting took place in Paddington Station. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans
Flight of the fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 688 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
Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know why the Aztecs liked to eat scum? When the world is going to end? How to play a really violent ball game? Discover all the foul facts about the angry Aztecs all the gore and more!
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells you all the festive facts you ever wanted to know, but were too stuffed full of mince pies to ask!
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gorgeous Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, but trust us - they were really rotten underneath! From lords and ladies' sneaky schemes for hiding their personal hygiene problems to the horrible hardships suffered by the poor, find out the REAL story. It's got horrible highwaymen, raging revolutions, plundering pirates, and guys wearing wigs and make-up. Plus the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! It's better than Hollywood and much more!
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 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
The fire thief fights back by Terry Deary( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 578 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 cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cut-throat Celts gives you the ghastly truth about the wild warrior race who weren't afraid to fight the rotten Romans ... and who had the horrible habit of collecting human heads"--Back cover. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Blitzed Brits by Terry Deary( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 578 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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The fire thief fights back
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

디어리, 테리 1946-

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The measly Middle AgesThe rotten RomansThe vicious VikingsThe groovy GreeksThe fire thiefAwesome EgyptiansThe terrible TudorsFrightful First World War