WorldCat Identities

Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 731 works in 2,184 publications in 13 languages and 58,421 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Adventure stories  Humor  Comic books, strips, etc  Historical fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Deary
The fire thief fights back by Terry Deary( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,335 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 wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: How a war started when a Brit insisted on sitting on a stool? Who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls? Why a Brit soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe? Discover all the foul facts about the Barmy British Empire - all the gore and more!
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,041 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 )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What Roman soldiers wore under their kilts? How Ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey? Why rich Romans needed a vomitorium? Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans - all the gore and more!
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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 vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )
39 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces aspects of everyday life of the Vikings, explaining the gory details of torture techniques and legends of gruesome giants and deadly dwarfs
The smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Awful information about Bill the Conqueror and his bully-boys at the Battle of Hastings and the Crusades. Includes top tips on how to avoid a poisonous plot and more
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )
35 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces lesser-known facts about daily life in ancient Greece, such as why some Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears and why some doctors tasted their patients' ear wax
The terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An especially evil edition of the best-selling title, complete with stunning 3D cover. Features a CD-rom that's jam-packed with nasty bits; silly songs and readings from Terry Deary, downloadable posters and wall papers and grisly games All the gore and so much more!
The savage stone age by Terry Deary( Book )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helps readers discover the story of: what Stone Age people used instead of toilet paper; why a hole in the skull is good for headaches; and, how to make a Stone Age mummy
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 747 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
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The horrors and hardships of the First World War were meant to last a mere four months...but ground on for four grim years. Of all the history in the world, this war -- known as the Great War -- was perhaps the most horrible. With timelines, quizzes, and lots of information about all the nasty bits from gruesome gas to lovely lice, Frightful First World War tells it like it really was in a way that will engage young readers
The angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Angry Aztecs fills you in on the foulest facts about Motechuhzoma, Cuahtemoc, and other people with unpronounceable names, whose idea of fun was ripping out human hearts. Read about human sacrifices, Mayan mysteries, a suffering slave's diary, weird warriors, and the cunning Conquistadors - who made the Aztecs angry indeed
The gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn all about the Gorgeous Georgians, like their sneaky schemes for hiding personal hygiene problems and the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! With a bold, accessible new look and revised by the author
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 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+
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 539 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 slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Slimy Stuarts, including why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!)
Pitt Street pirates by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While trying to beat their town's "golf club kids" in a treasure hunt, Captain Roger Redbeard, Sniffles the Cabin Boy, and Ellie, a band of modern-day pirates, uncover a real treasure
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-
Deary, Terence.
Deary, Terence 1946-
Deary, Terry
Languages
English (336)
Spanish (27)
Chinese (23)
Italian (21)
Polish (11)
German (4)
French (3)
Vietnamese (3)
Dutch (3)
Lithuanian (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
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