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Brook, Henry

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Works: 49 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 4,506 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Adventure stories  Adventure stories, American 
Classifications: PR4622, 823.8
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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 482 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Military personnel and civilians provide first-hand accounts of the events of D-Day. Includes illustrations
Moby Dick notes by Herman Melville( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 270 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 )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Ten true stories of maritime adventure, disaster, and recovery. The sea has always been a place of mystery, discovery and fear. For thousands of years it has tested those people daring enough to sail out into its vastness. From shipwrecks to submarine attacks, these ten adventure stories explore the incredible allure of the world's oceans
Tanks by Henry Brook( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 231 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 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of fighter planes from the dogfights of World War I to the missions flown by modern stealth fighters
The world wars : [an introduction to the First & Second World Wars] by Paul Dowswell( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 199 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
True stories of gangsters by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 195 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
The hound of the Baskervilles : from the story by Arthur Conan Doyle by Henry Brook( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tale
True stories of the Blitz by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Presents eleven true stories about life in London during the aerial bombings of 1940 and 1941
Kidnapped : from the story by Robert Louis Stevenson by Henry Brook( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Selected reading materials - A retelling of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Warships by Henry Brook( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 151 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
The Wild West by Henry Brook( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Treasure Island : from the story by Robert Louis Stevenson by Henry Brook( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 150 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
Don Quixote by Henry Brook( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 140 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
Huckleberry Finn : from a story by Mark Twain by Henry Brook( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The World Wars by Paul Dowswell( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The hound of the baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Dastardly deeds are afoot at Baskerville Hall, and when Sir Charles Baskerville is found quite literally scared to death Sherlock Holmes is suspicious. Could the legendary curse of the Hound of the Baskerville really be true, or is it something altogether more sinister?
The Viking world by Philippa Wingate( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This book looks at the way the Vikings lived and follows the voyages of such Viking explorers as Leif Ericsson, who visited North America 500 years before Columbus
Spying by Henry Brook( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 76 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"--P. [4] of cover
 
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