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Flook, Helen

Overview
Works: 106 works in 274 publications in 4 languages and 11,382 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Life skills guides  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, 823.914
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Publications about Helen Flook
Publications by Helen Flook
Most widely held works by Helen Flook
The middle school survival guide by Arlene Erlbach( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A guidebook to help deal with changes in school, families, social lives, and bodies that come during the middle school years, with specific advice for a variety of situations
Silas' seven grandparents by Anita Horrocks( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Silas' Seven Grandparents is a fun and loving story about having multiple sets of grandparents and stepgrandparents. When Silas' parents go away on a business trip, all seven grandparents invite Silas to stay with them....How can he choose one without hurting the others' feelings?
Something slimy on Primrose Drive by Karen Wallace( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
When the strange Wolfbane family moves in next to the ultraconservative Rigid-Smythes, changes and misunderstandings flourish as the families attempt to track down a notorious thief
The magic and the mummy by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 386 libraries worldwide
This is a tale of Neria, who works in the House of Death, helping her father to make the mummies. Neria enjoys her work, but when the pharaoh dies, it all goes into overdrive mode. Everyone is so busy that Neria is given the responsibility of mummifying the pharaoh's cat, to accompany him to the Afterlife. The trouble is, Neria is too squeamish to kill and gut the cat. Can she find a way to save the cat - without being caught and punished? This is a tale of Neria, who works in the House of Death, helping her father to make the mummies. Neria enjoys her work, but when the pharaoh dies, it all goes into overdrive mode. Everyone is so busy that Neria is given the responsibility of mummifying the pharaoh's cat, to accompany him to the Afterlife. Terry Deary is a publishing phenomenon, best-known for his multimillion selling Horrible Histories series. He began his writing career with fiction for A & C Black; many of his earlier books have been reissued as Black Cats. His other titles
The gold in the grave by Terry Deary( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Grave robbers devise an elaborate plan to steal King Tutanhkhamen's riches after his funeral
The maid, the witch, and the cruel queen by Terry Deary( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Slovenian and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A poor serving girl conspires to save an innocent woman that Lord Scuggate is planning to burn as a witch in order to impress the queen
The phantom and the fisherman by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
To make some extra money, a poor student in ancient Egypt agrees to help an old woman get rid of a ghost, but instead he discovers the true identity of the phantom and receives a rich reward
The plot on the pyramid by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A clever trick saves the workers who are building the Great Pyramid from being punished, and their working conditions are improved as well
The thief, the fool, and the big fat king by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A family of street performers wins a pile of gold when they are summoned to perform for King Henry VIII, but just as quickly they lose it again to save themselves from being hanged
The prince, the cook, and the cunning king by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
The niece of King Henry VII of England infiltrates the servants' quarters to find out if one of the kitchen helpers is trying to become king
The eye of the Viking god by Terry Deary( file )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
The slave girl doesn't even have a name. The bullying Vikings call her 'Fleece' because they make her look after the sheep. She works hard all day, and at night she must serve them food and wine. When an accident happens, and the Vikings have to bury their warrior chief, it looks like Fleece will have the most difficult job of her life - going with him to the afterworld. Surely this is a journey from which there is no escape ... A Viking story blending Norse mythology with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters
The battle of the Viking woman by Terry Deary( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Whitby, England, 867. Life is quiet for Edwin and Luke, two young boys who are training to be monks. Then news arrives that the Vikings have invaded and they are forced to run for their lives. If the Vikings catch them, they will be taken as slaves. But with the old monks in danger, will the boys turn back to help?
The sword of the viking king by Terry Deary( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Wessex, England, 878. Times are hard for King Alfred. He keeps losing in battle to the Vikings and if he doesn't stop them soon, they will take over the whole land
The hand of the Viking warrior by Terry Deary( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
North America, 1009. The conquering Vikings are delighted to reach North America. The land is green and fertile - it's the perfect place to establish a new home. But will they ever become friends with the natives, the fierce and war-like people they call Skraelings? Or will they be forced to return to Greenland?
Queen Carrion's big bear hug by Karen Wallace( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
The royal family ventures into the woods to free mean-tempered Queen Carrion from the Bear Witch's spell
King Cudgel's challenge by Karen Wallace( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
King Cudgel's twin children, Prince Marvin the Meek and Princess GustyOx, fight all the time. And ever since his wife, Queen Carrion, disappeared after going out dragon hunting no one has been able to stop them. Finally he devises a challenge for them with the help of Crackle the court magician. If the twins fail, King Cudgel will hand over the kingdom to their soppy cousin, Godric the Geek. Will the twins learn to get along with each other?
Princess Gusty Ox's strange change by Karen Wallace( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
When the magic mirror criticizes her bumpy nose and tomboyish ways, Princess Gusty Ox tries to change her appearance and act more ladylike, with unhappy results
The boy who cried horse by Terry Deary( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
It is 1180 BC, and young Acheron is a liar. Everybody knows it. As Troy is under siege, he tells tales of Trojan bravery to entertain Prince Paris at the palace. When a stranger announces that the Greeks have left a special gift of a wooden horse, Acheron is suspicious. He races to tell Prince Paris about the Greek plot, but will anyone at the palace believe him?
The tortoise and the dare by Terry Deary( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
The Olympic games are coming to the city. Elena discovers that Cypselis, her brother has made a bet with Big Bacchiad (the school bully). If Cypselis wins he will get a new goat, if he loses then Elena will become Bacchiad's slave. Elena's freedom is at stake - she needs all her cunning to make sure her brother wins. But will he?
The lion's slave by Terry Deary( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 211 libraries worldwide
In 213 B.C., the great inventor Archimedes has just one problem, his clumsy servant Lydia, but, when the Romans besiege Syracuse, and the Greeks turn to Archimedes for help, it is Lydia who always seems to come up with the answers
 
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English (90)
Italian (4)
Slovenian (3)
Polish (1)
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