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Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 806 works in 2,066 publications in 1 language and 57,143 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Adventure stories  Humor  Comic books, strips, etc  Soccer stories  Historical fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Television adaptations 
Roles: Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, [FIC]
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The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,364 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 wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The barmy British Empire by Terry Deary( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: How a war started when a Brit insisted on sitting on a stool? Who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls? Why a Brit soldier used his own coffin as a wardrobe? Discover all the foul facts about the Barmy British Empire - all the gore and more!
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Details everyday life in the Middle Ages, including gruesome information about the Black Death, superstitions, and the "miserable" monks
The vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 894 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 groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Introduces lesser-known facts about daily life in ancient Greece, such as why some Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears and why some doctors tasted their patients' ear wax
The terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 830 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 rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What Roman soldiers wore under their kilts? How Ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey? Why rich Romans needed a vomitorium? Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans - all the gore and more!
The smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 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
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 726 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 )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 libraries worldwide
En historisk beskrivelse af 17 og 18-hundredtallets England, hvor indholdet veksler mellem faktaafsnit, anekdoter, gåder, tegneserier, madopskrifter samt gyserhistorier
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 libraries worldwide
The horrors and hardships of the First World War were meant to last a mere four months...but ground on for four grim years. Of all the history in the world, this war -- known as the Great War -- was perhaps the most horrible. With timelines, quizzes, and lots of information about all the nasty bits from gruesome gas to lovely lice, Frightful First World War tells it like it really was in a way that will engage young readers
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 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 savage stone age by Terry Deary( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Helps readers discover the story of: what Stone Age people used instead of toilet paper; why a hole in the skull is good for headaches; and, how to make a Stone Age mummy
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Slimy Stuarts, including why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!)
Pitt Street pirates by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 489 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
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 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 hat trick by Terry Deary( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
It's the big match, and Jud has to step in as goalie. There's everything to play for - and then, with Jud's team two-nil down, their star player is hurt! Can Jud take his place and save the match?
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Want to know: Why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on? How to preserve your enemy's brain? Why the Celts laughed at funerals? This title lets you discover the foul facts about the Cut-throat Celts
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-
Deary, Terence.
Deary, Terence 1946-
Deary, Terry
Languages
English (307)
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