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Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 680 works in 2,223 publications in 17 languages and 58,661 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Humor  Adventure stories  Comic books, strips, etc  Television adaptations  Historical fiction  Motion pictures  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
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 smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )
43 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,229 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 1,167 libraries worldwide
An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,150 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 barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of life and social conditions in England during the second World War. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )
42 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at life in Ancient Greece
The rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Details everyday life in the Middle Ages, including gruesome information about the Black Death, superstitions, and the "miserable" monks
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,028 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!
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
48 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 924 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 )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 847 libraries worldwide
An especially evil edition of the best-selling title, complete with stunning 3D cover. Features a CD-rom that's jam-packed with nasty bits; silly songs and readings from Terry Deary, downloadable posters and wall papers and grisly games All the gore and so much more!
The savage stone age by Terry Deary( Book )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 837 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of life and social conditions during the Stone Age. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Flight of the fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 763 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 )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 741 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 gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of life and social conditions in Georgian England. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The fire thief fights back by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 630 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 vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 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 awful Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 598 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 angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
The Angry Aztecs fills you in on the foulest facts about Motechuhzoma, Cuahtemoc, and other people with unpronounceable names, whose idea of fun was ripping out human hearts. Read about human sacrifices, Mayan mysteries, a suffering slave's diary, weird warriors, and the cunning Conquistadors - who made the Aztecs angry indeed
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 580 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
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-
Deary, Terence.
Deary, Terence 1946-
Deary, Terry
Terry Deary britischer Schriftsteller
Terry Deary Brits schrijver
Terry Deary écrivain britannique
تری دیری نویسنده بریتانیایی
Languages
English (364)
Italian (30)
Spanish (30)
Polish (18)
Chinese (17)
Dutch (10)
German (7)
Portuguese (5)
French (4)
Vietnamese (4)
Swedish (3)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Slovenian (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Russian (1)
Welsh (1)
Turkish (1)
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