WorldCat Identities

Tonge, Neil

Overview
Works: 78 works in 175 publications in 2 languages and 4,930 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Illustrated works  Speeches  Picture books  Fiction  Pictorial works  Historical fiction  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 305.896073
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Most widely held works by Neil Tonge
The terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 798 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
Battles of World War II by Neil Tonge( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes major military events of World War II, including the destruction of Poland, the battle of Britain, and the bombing of Pearl Harbor
The Holocaust by Neil Tonge( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events and politics that led to the Holocaust, explains ways people resisted the Holocaust, and how it finally came to an end
The rise of the Nazis by Neil Tonge( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the rise of the Nazis to power in Germany before the start of World War II
Hauntings by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates five incidents in which people have reported experiencing premonitions of disasters that came true, or sightings of ghosts from the past, and includes a glossary and index
Alien encounters by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles five reported UFO sightings, discussing the circumstances of the encounters and presenting possible explanations for each phenomenon
Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil : a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Neil Tonge( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of punishing criminals is a long and gruesome one. In 620 BC, a Greek named Draco wrote a legal code that punished almost every crime with death except murder! For that, criminals were exiled. Odd facts about crime and punishment like this abound in history. Readers encounter many places and periods, from ancient China to the Victorian era, to learn all about the terrible, gross, and strange ways crimes were punished in the past
Mysterious places by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the mysteries surrounding many unusual sites around the world, discussing the "curse" of King Tut's tomb, the huge stone statues of Easter Island, and Stonehenge
Anglo-Saxons by Neil Tonge( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why did the Anglo-Saxons come to Britain? Was there a King Arthur? Who was buried at Sutton Hoo? This book shows you how to find out more about the past and helps you to start a history project of your own
The terrible Tudors ; and, the slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a popular historical novelist comes the riveting story of the Harper¹s Ferry raid and seen through the eyes of John Brown¹s daughter, Annie, who served as a lookout
The uncanny by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents five puzzling stories, and the theories that try to unravel them
Home life by Neil Tonge( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken lives : a Victorian mine disaster by Neil Tonge( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1840s, fourteen-year-old John, his father, and his five-year-old brother spend their days working thirteen-hour shifts in a dangerous coal mine in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, until a mining explosion changes their family's life forever
Tudors by Neil Tonge( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series exploring British history, this text brings the Tudor period to life with simple information and lavish illustration. Made specifically to appeal to children, the text includes fascinating facts, such as that the towns were filthy, and that a cure was often worse than the disease
Ghostly tales from long ago by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of "true" ghost stories backed up with historical fact, including retellings of the tragedy of Catherine Howard, the maid of Orleans (Joan of Arc), witch trials in America, and the ghostly battle of the English Civil War." --Amazon.com
Chilling tales from long ago by Peter Hepplewhite( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at curious happenings connected with key historical events
I have a dream by Martin Luther King( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ben is feeling hurt and upset after being called racist names, he is glad of the encouraging words of a kind stranger. Later that day, as Ben and his father join thousands of people at a huge rally in the centre of Washington D.C. Ben is surprised to see his new friend
Industrialisation and society by Neil Tonge( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom song : the story of Nelson Mandela by Neil Tonge( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fact or fiction behind the Egyptians by Neil Tonge( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth or Busted's ancient Egyptians title explores popular myths and legends about one of history's most fascinating periods in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Pharoah Phact Phile' in which we learn about some of Egypt's wackiest rulers, Truth or Busted statements such as 'The ancient Egyptians used children as scarecrows' or 'Ground-up mummies were used as medicine' are explored. We look at where the idea came from, whether it has any basis in truth, or whether they can be consigned to folklore. Finally, each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation! A must for anyone interested in the Egyptians, or studying history at school!
 
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The terrible Tudors
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Danish (1)

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Battles of World War IIThe HolocaustThe rise of the NazisHauntingsAlien encountersMysterious placesAnglo-SaxonsThe terrible Tudors ; and, the slimy Stuarts