WorldCat Identities

Brown, Martin 1959-

Overview
Works: 223 works in 690 publications in 13 languages and 24,184 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Humor  Comic books, strips, etc  Historical fiction  Fiction  Miscellanea  Humorous stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Film editor
Classifications: D20, 937
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Brown
The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 1,164 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 )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 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 )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,007 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 vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 967 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 groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 858 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 smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 830 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 terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History with the nasty bits left in. Grizzly details of Tudor life from horrendous beheadings to mysterious murders and cruel kings and queens. History has never been so horrible! For 9-12 year olds
The savage stone age by Terry Deary( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 773 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
The barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 767 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!
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 )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 607 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 gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 585 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 slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 519 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!)
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 505 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 angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book illustrated with cartoons tries to present the history and culture of the Aztecs in a humorous way
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Want to know: Why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on? How to preserve your enemy's brain? Why the Celts laughed at funerals? This title lets you discover the foul facts about the Cut-throat Celts
The awful Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 452 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 ruthless Romans by Terry Deary( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 435 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
The villainous Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous look at events in nineteenth-century Britain
Pirates by Terry Deary( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Op humoristische wijze wordt informatie gegeven over piraten. Met stripachtige tekeningen in kleur. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
 
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Languages
English (227)
Spanish (16)
Polish (15)
Chinese (14)
Italian (7)
Dutch (4)
Vietnamese (3)
German (2)
French (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Swedish (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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