WorldCat Identities

Brown, Martin 1959-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 596 publications in 15 languages and 20,053 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Humor  Comic books, strips, etc  Historical fiction  Fiction  Anecdotes  Miscellanea  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: D20, 937
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Most widely held works by Martin Brown
The smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 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 wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Ancient Greece
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,039 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 rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 899 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!
The barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions in colonies throughout the British Empire. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humourous look at British history during Tudor times
The savage stone age by Terry Deary( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With pages and pages of horrible facts about the Ancient Egyptions, young non-fiction lovers will learn all about the dire details of mummy-making, the truth about Tutankhamun and his creepy curse and why these people worshipped a dung beetle. The Horrible Histories series has been teaching and entertaining millions of readers all over the world for years now. The engaging text and hilarious illustrations are perfect for reluctant readers and those who once thought history was "too boring."
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 566 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 cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 546 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
The angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book illustrated with cartoons tries to present the history and culture of the Aztecs in a humorous way
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at ancient Egyptian history and civilization
The villainous Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ruthless Romans" reveals the grim truth behind the greatest empire of all time - from the terrible twins who founded Rome to the evil emperors who made murder into a sport. Read on for the gory details about the cruel Colosseum and the people and animals who were massacred there
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 355 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
 
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The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in!
Alternative Names
Martin Brown Australian British illustrator and cartoonist

Мартин Браун

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The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in!The groovy GreeksThe measly Middle AgesThe vicious VikingsThe rotten RomansFrightful First World WarThe barmy British EmpireTerrible Tudors