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Hewetson, N. J.

Works: 127 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 9,234 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Military history  Biography  Pictorial works  History  Miscellanea 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator
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Publications about N. J Hewetson
Publications by N. J Hewetson
Most widely held works by N. J Hewetson
How to be a Roman soldier by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Imagine that you are living in the mighty Roman Empire at the height of its power. Roman soldiers are stationed all around the empire to see that it is well-defended and properly run. That's what you want to do--become a Roman soldier! Do you have what it takes? You must be able to read and write, and have good hearing and eyesight. The army will provide some soldiers with weapons and armor. Others must pay for their own. Cavalrymen must provide and equip their own horses. Army life depends on discipline, whether in battle or in camp. How will you know what to do, and who to listen to? Roman soldiers are well-trained and spend time learning to march and use their weapons. Soldiers must act as part of a team. They live together, either in tents in marching camps, or in barracks in forts if they are far from Rome. You will be paid well and will have the opportunity to advance in rank if you are skilled and loyal. You might have what it takes to become an officer! How far will you travel? Will you be permitted to marry? What will you do for recreation? Perhaps you'll watch chariot races at the amphitheater or gladiators fighting there. Recreation helps to keep your mind off the dangers of your job. What kind of medical care will you get if you are injured in battle? What happens if you die in active service? Will you survive 25 years in the army and reach retirement? What happens then? All of your questions will be answered to prepare you for the job interview section at the end of the book. A clever way to test if you are ready to become a Roman soldier!
Super trucks by Ian Graham( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Motor trucks first proved their usefulness for transporting goods during World War I. Since then, advances in technology have led to the design of different types of trucks able to carry out a vast range of tasks, from transportation and waste clearance to firefighting and high-speed racing
Dinosaurs by David Stewart( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
This overview of dinosaurs is enhanced with acetate pages that allow seeing different views of some scenes
How to be an Egyptian princess by Jacqueline Morley( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
You know you were born to rule! But will the ancient Egyptians choose you? Find out by putting yourself in line to be their next princess. This intriguing book will groom you for your all-important interview with the pharaohs. You'll dress to impress, and to stay cool in the desert heat. You'll check out your palatial new home. And your new royal family will be there to answer all your questions: What are your duties at court? Will you attend official ceremonies and banquets? What about school? And travel? All you need to know to become an Egyptian princess is wonderfully illustrated here. Good luck, Your Highness!
Pirates by Scott Steedman( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in French and English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history and practices of pirates, covering such aspects as weapons and flags, treasure and slaves, and pirate punishments
The Usborne book of world religions by Susan Meredith( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Understanding the differences between people's religious beliefs is now more important than ever. Each religion is brought vividly to life with photographs, detailed illustrations and straightforward informative text
The Usborne book of famous women by Richard Dungworth( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Looks at men and women whose discoveries and achievements have changed the world. Charts, diagrams and archival photographs provide detailed historical facts
Wonders of the world by Giovanni Caselli( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Describes the construction of each of the Seven Wonders of the World and relates them to similar structures in ancient and modern times
Motorcycles by Ian Graham( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Describes the different parts of motorcycles, some of the various kinds of cycles that have been developed, and ways in which cycles have been used
Natural disasters by Jenny Vaughan( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Describes why natural disasters such as earthquakes, tidal waves, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions occur and how people have been affected by them throughout history
The x-ray picture book of everyday things & how they work by Peter Turvey( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Levers and ramps - Telling time - Car - Light and power - Cameras - Telephone and fax - Radio - Television and video - Silicon chips
So you want to be a Roman soldier by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Uses the process of applying for the position of soldier to present information about life in ancient Rome
The story of the wheel by Tim Healey( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Examines how the wheel has been used through history and how it is being used today
Seashore by David Burnie( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
An introduction to shells, tide pools, and dunes
Volcanoes by J. A Cooper( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Explains how volcanoes are formed and what happens when they erupt, describes volcanic rocks, volcanoes in different parts of the world, historic disasters and recent eruptions, and looks at vulcanology. Includes quiz. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
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Alternative Names
Hevetson, Nicholas.
Hewetson, N. J.
Hewetson, N. J. 1958-
Hewetson, Nich 1958-
Hewetson, Nicholas.
Hewetson, Nicholas 1958-
Hewetson, Nicholas J
Hewetson, Nick.
Hewetson, Nick 1958-
Hewetson, Nicolas.
Hewston, Nikolas.
Hjuetsons, Nikolass
English (56)
French (4)
Polish (1)
Japanese (1)
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