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Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 977 works in 3,002 publications in 9 languages and 60,537 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Humor  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Comics (Graphic works)  Action and adventure fiction  Miscellanea  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, FIC
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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 )
30 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 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 rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 955 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )
38 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 922 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 )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 839 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 )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 825 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 794 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
Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary( Book )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 769 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
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 767 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!
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 721 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 )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 641 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 635 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
Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 618 libraries worldwide
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know why the Aztecs liked 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!
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 603 libraries worldwide
A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 592 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 cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 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 )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 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 )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 548 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
Horrible histories ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Based on the bestselling books for children (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an energetic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome, unpleasant and funniest moments. From the Woeful Second World War, Frightful First World War, Measly Middle Ages and Savage Stone Age to the Groovy Greeks, Rotten Romans, Vicious Vikings and Awful Egyptians, history has never been so horrible. These are the stories from history that your mischievous uncle told you about; the gory, smelly bits that your teacher wouldn't approve of. Get ready for the funniest, fastest, nastiest and daftest ride through history you're ever likely to see. Special feature includes Quiz Questions, Deleted Scenes and more. As seen on ABC3
Horrible histories by Chloé Thomas( visu )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Based on the bestselling series of books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an anarchic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome and funny moments. Foul facts, rotten rulers, beastly battles and evil intentions feature in horribly hilarious sketches, songs, cartoons and quizzes - all linked by the shows host, a talking rat!."--Container
Horrible histories by Richard Bradley( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Horrible Histories is back and it's even more horrid, more gory, more ghastly and more hilarious than ever! Based on the bestselling books for kids, Horrible Histories takes a rib-tickling, weird and wonderful look at what people used to get up to in centuries gone by and is jam-packed with gory stories, strange facts and weird words. Join Rattus Rattus as he hosts an entertaining investigation into the worlds of the Rotten Romans, Awesome Egyptians, Vicious Vikings, the Terrible Tudors, the Fabulous French and the Angry Aztecs"--Container
 
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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
Terry Deary scrittore britannico
تری دیری نویسنده بریتانیایی
ديري، تري
디어리, 테리 1946-
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