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Brook, Henry

Overview
Works: 55 works in 160 publications in 3 languages and 5,732 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Adventure stories  Sea stories  Humorous fiction  Biography  Short stories  Graphic novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D756.5.N6, 823.914
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Publications about Henry Brook
Publications by Henry Brook
Most widely held works by Henry Brook
The Usborne introduction to the First World War by Ruth Brocklehurst( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
This book outlines how the First World War affected every corner of the globe, provoked revolutions, developed new weapons, and changed the political map of Europe forever
True stories of D-Day by Henry Brook( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Read D-Day stories from tank commanders to paratroopers, to commando raiders to French Resistance fighters
The world wars : [an introduction to the First & Second World Wars] by Paul Dowswell( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The two world wars of 1914 -1918 and 1939 -1945 cast a malevolent shadow over the entire 20th Century. This book takes you through the story of both conflicts, from the soldiers' terrifying experiences of the trenches in the First War, to the huge battles and bombing of cities in the second. Stunningly illustrated with dramatic contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps, this is an accessible and thought-provoking introduction to the most devastating wars the world has ever known
Tanks by Henry Brook( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Danish and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Presents infomation on tanks, including the history of their development, what a tank crew does, and what tanks of the future may look like
Fighter planes by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of fighter planes from the dogfights of World War I to the missions flown by modern stealth fighters
The hound of the Baskervilles : from the story by Arthur Conan Doyle by Henry Brook( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tale
Moby-Dick, or, the whale by Jan Needle( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Captain Ahab takes his crew on a mission to find Moby Dick, the great white whale that crippled him. But while they relaxed on the surface, Moby Dick was thundering towards them, charging up from a thousand feet below. The speeding whale smashed into the hull of one boat and carried it forty feet into the air. It burst into a cloud of wood chips and broken, bloody men. Lodging into the sea, Ishmael signs up for a voyage on the whaling ship Pequod. The ship's captain, Ahab, soon reveals his true mission, he wants revenge on the whale that maimed him. The chase takes Ishmael to the other side of the world and ends in a terrifying fight for survival. Usborne classics have been retold for today's readers with atmospheric illustrations, an informative introduction and useful notes
True sea stories by Henry Brook( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Ten true stories of maritime adventure explore the incredible lure of the world's oceans
Warships by Henry Brook( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
This title covers a vast range of warships from ancient triremes to present day destroyers, aircraft carriers and stealth corvettes. Cutaway illustrations reveal the inner workings of warship engines and weaponry
True stories of gangsters by Henry Brook( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
From Al Capone's reign of terror in Chicago to the last stand of Ned Kelly in the Australian bush, most gangsters lived lives of cold, calculating violence, living hard and dying young. Learn about some of the most notorious in these eleven thrilling stories
Special forces by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
"Who were the original Commandos? How do ordinary soldiers become Special Forces? How do troops communicate without speaking? What's the difference between HALO and HAHO? Meet the best of the best, the elite soldiers who have been through the toughest training on earth, ready to take on missions in any climate, against any enemy with no fear"--Back cover
Spying by Henry Brook( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
"What special skills does a spy need? How do spies create and crack codes? What types of gadgets do secret agents use? What's the difference between the CIA and the FBI? Find out about the control officers, field agents, and intelligence analysts fighting a secret war to protect their countries from threats around the globe"--Page 4 of cover
True stories of the Blitz by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
10 yrs+
The Wild West by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Brief biographical stories of the old West, including Hugh Glass, Wild Bill Hickok, General Custer, Sitting Bull, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Geronimo, the Dalton brothers, and the Butch Cassidy gang
Drones by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"Where can drones fly that no human would dare? Why do engineers turn to nature to design new flying machines? Could a drone space rover reveal the secrets of distant planets? How can a fire rescue drone save lives? Fast, agile and cheap to build, drones offer all the benefits of flight with no risk to any pilot. Already vital tools for the world's armed forces, drones in our towns and cities could transform the way we live, work, and play." -- Back cover
Treasure Island : from the story by Robert Louis Stevenson by Henry Brook( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Young Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a treasure map and sets sail on the Hispaniloa, on a perilous voyage that will change his life forever. But Treasure Island is a sinister, ghostly place, and Jim soon finds himself battling for survival, up against cut throat pirates, and the mysterious long John Silver
Kidnapped : from the story by Robert Louis Stevenson by Henry Brook( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Selected reading materials - A retelling of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Huckleberry Finn : from a story by Mark Twain by Henry Brook( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of Huckleberry Finn and his companion Jim, as they travel down the Mississippi river before the American Civil War
Survival by Henry Brook( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Explore amazing true survival stories of people stranded alone in the wildest places on Earth, and find out simple survival techniques
Don Quixote by Henry Brook( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Miguel de Cervantes's epic tale of an eccentric country gentleman and his companion who set out as a knight and squire of old to right wrongs and punish evil in sixteenth-century Spain
 
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English (93)
Danish (2)
Swedish (1)
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