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Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 763 works in 2,279 publications in 9 languages and 56,467 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Adventure stories  Humor  Historical fiction  Children's films  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Creator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Terry Deary
Publications by Terry Deary
Most widely held works by Terry Deary
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )
63 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,156 libraries worldwide
Details everyday life in the Middle Ages, including gruesome information about the Black Death, superstitions, and the "miserable" monks
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
44 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
Even more terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )
31 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,189 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 wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 891 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 smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Tells the terrible truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents or why wearing a pig on your head was lucky. Read on for foul facts on disgusting diseases and ghastly graves. Ages 8+
Flight of the fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a grifter--who often plays parts in his amazing shows--must help Prometheus escape from Eden City before he is found and killed by the Avenger, a giant bird that does the bidding of Zeus
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 704 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
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 libraries worldwide
The terrible truth about revolting events not so very long ago
The barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 620 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of life and social conditions in colonies throughout the British Empire. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The fire thief fights back by Terry Deary( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 608 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 slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 604 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Blitzed Brits by Terry Deary( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of life and social conditions in England during the second World War. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 546 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 cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 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
Pitt Street pirates by Terry Deary( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 524 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
Villainous Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 523 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at events in nineteenth-century Britain
Terry Deary's terribly true spy stories by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of real-life spy stories from the author of "Horrible Histories", guaranteed to encourage the armchair agent in every reader. With a Famous Spies Fact File and details of the codes, disguises and tricks spies have used, Terry Deary lifts the lid on the intriguing world of international espionage ... Alexander the Great has conquered Greece and Persia but the trouble now lies within and the ruthless emperor has no choice but to spy on his own army ... It's 1940 and a German agent is caught in England. He must betray his own country or die ... An Internet spy befriends a fourteen-year old boy but with the KGB closing in he must go it alone ... Sometimes fact can be stranger than fiction
The eye of the Viking God by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Norway, 793. Fleece was snatched by Viking warriors when she was young. Now she must work for a bullying farmer, looking after his sheep. She longs to return to the place she was born, but that is far away, across the sea. Then one day, she meets a stranger from her homelond. Will he help her escape at last?
The sword of the viking king by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Wessex, England, 878. Times are hard for King Alfred. He keeps losing in battle to the Vikings and if he doesn't stop them soon, they will take over the whole land
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-
Deary, Terence.
Deary, Terence 1946-
Deary, Terry
Diyirī, Tirī
Terry Deary britischer Schriftsteller
Terry Deary Brits schrijver
Terry Deary écrivain britannique
تری دیری نویسنده بریتانیایی
ديري، تري
디어리, 테리
Languages
English (365)
Polish (10)
Chinese (7)
Spanish (6)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Russian (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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