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Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 1,021 works in 3,207 publications in 12 languages and 60,704 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Humor  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Comics (Graphic works)  Action and adventure fiction  Children's films  Children's television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, 909
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The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )
38 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,032 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 wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )
45 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,003 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 4 languages and held by 981 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )
46 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 956 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 )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
"Discover all the foul facts about the awesome Egyptians - all the gore and more!"--Back cover
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 824 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 terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 802 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
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )
32 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 794 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!
Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 757 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 740 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!
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Tells you all the festive facts you ever wanted to know, but were too stuffed full of mince pies to ask!
Flight of the fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 639 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
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 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 )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 628 libraries worldwide
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Why Aztecs like 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! -- Cover
Gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 621 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 slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 613 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 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
Blitzed Brits by Terry Deary( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 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 awful Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 589 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
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-
Deary, Terence.
Deary, Terence 1946-
Deary, Terry
Deary, William Terence
Diyirī, Tirī
Terry Deary
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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