WorldCat Identities

Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 1,138 works in 3,294 publications in 12 languages and 61,262 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Humor  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Children's films  Children's television programs  Miscellanea  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, 941.081
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Deary
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History with the nasty bits left in! 'The Measly Middle Ages' tells you what life was really like in days of old when knights were bold, women wore tall pointy hats and the peasants were revolting. Want to know a genuine jester's joke? Why chickens had their bottoms shaved? What ten-year-old treacle was used for? Read on for some gruesome games, revolting recipes and fantastic facts. Find out about miserable Medieval monks, the dreaded Black Death, and schools that really knew how to make children suffer. History has never been so horrible!
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 931 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
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover all the foul facts about the awesome Egyptians - all the gore and more!"--Back cover
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 813 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 )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 812 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
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 810 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
Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 768 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 )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read the terrible truth about revolting events affecting everyone not so very long ago - from the vile Victorian queen herself, to some vicious Victorian villains. Want to know: When the first public loo was flushed? Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion? What vile victorian parents called their children? Some nasty facts about cruel careers for kids? Rotten school rules - for teachers? And a gory and gruesome guide to vile victorian death!
The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 677 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!
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 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
Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 647 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!
Gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 638 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!
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deary 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. He also looks at the dreadful Druids, their strange sacrifices and terrible trials
The awful Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How on earth di people who worshipped dung bettles manage to builf the awesome pyraminds. Find out in this grim to the awful Egyptians
Blitzed Brits by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn all about the BLITZED BRITS, with all the nasty bits left in. Find out what really happened in Dad's Army, see how to make a rude noise with a gas mask and Learn why the Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty! Includes a grisly quiz to test your knowledge
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at events in nineteenth-century Britain
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in!
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The groovy GreeksThe rotten RomansThe vicious VikingsAwesome EgyptiansFrightful First World WarTerrible TudorsThe fire thiefSavage Stone Age
Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-

Deary, Terence.

Deary, Terence 1946-

Deary, Terry

Deary, William Terence

Diyirī, Tirī

Terry Deary

Terry Deary anglický historik

Terry Deary britischer Schriftsteller

Terry Deary Brits schrijver

Terry Deary écrivain britannique

Terry Deary scrittore britannico

William Terence Deary

William Terence “Terry” Deary

تری دیری نویسنده بریتانیایی

ديري، تري

디어리, 테리 1946-

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