WorldCat Identities

Malam, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 661 works in 1,536 publications in 7 languages and 59,020 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Folklore  Pictorial works  Popular works  Military history  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: GV35, 567.9
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Most widely held works about John Malam
 
Most widely held works by John Malam
Mummies by John Malam( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the process of mummification, and looks at the history of the practice in Egypt as well as in other places in the world
You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know! by John Malam( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted introduction to the life and training of a Roman gladiator
You wouldn't want to be a pirate's prisoner! : horrible things you'd rather not know by John Malam( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks through the eyes of a fictional captain of a treasure ship sailing in the Spanish main who is about to become a pirate's prisoner
Dinosaur by Dougal Dixon( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Online links take you on location with fossil hunters, scientists, and the people who bring dinosaurs to life
Ancient Greeks by John Malam( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history, culture, and people of ancient Greece and examines its many contributions to the development of Western society. Suggested level: primary
Gladiator : life and death in ancient Rome by John Malam( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of gladiators and how the practice fit into Roman society for almost 700 years
You wouldn't want to be a ninja warrior! : a secret job that's your destiny by John Malam( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the skills needed to become a ninja, including practicing with weapons everyday, listening and not asking questions, and keeping identity secret
Monsters by John Malam( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Cerberus the three-headed dog to Humbaba the humanoid monster of Iraq, learn about the many legends and mysteries surrounding these fascinating creatures
Library : from ancient scrolls to the World Wide Web by John Malam( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the inner workings of a large public library by examining the various departments and their functions, the equipment used, and the duties of the people who work there
You wouldn't want to be a mammoth hunter! : dangerous beasts you'd rather not encounter by John Malam( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hazards of human life during the ice age
Leonardo da Vinci by John Malam( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Italian Renaissance artist and inventor who was recognized as one of the cleverest men of his time
Gods and goddesses by John Malam( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the important gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and retells some of the myths about them, including Zeus, Hera, Athena, and Hades
Beatrix Potter by John Malam( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the British writer best known for her stories about a naughty little rabbit named Peter
You wouldn't want to live in Pompeii! : a volcanic eruption you'd rather avoid by John Malam( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple look at the tragedy in Pompeii
Mummies and the secrets of ancient Egypt by John Malam( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-color, fun, and crammed with cool facts, DK's Secret Worlds Series takes a fresh look at familiar subjects with brilliant results! Kids ages 9 and up can delve into a wide range of subjects from nature, history, and science for researching school projects, satisfying a curious appetite, or just for the love of reading. Tried-and-tested web sites and a mega-reference section are just two of the innovative features that will keep kids and parents coming back for more. Full-color, fun, and crammed with cool facts, DK's Secret Worlds Series takes a fresh look at familiar subjects with brilliant results! Kids ages 9 and up can delve into a wide range of subjects from nature, history, and science for researching school projects, satisfying a curious appetite, or just for the love of reading. Tried-and-tested web sites and a mega-reference section are just two of the innovative features that will keep kids and parents coming back for more
Dinosaur by John Malam( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated introduction to Tyrannosaurus rex and other prehistoric dinosaurs, and discusses the environment they lived in, how they lived, and possible reasons for their disappearance
How to be a pirate by John Malam( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about faraway, interesting places, meet new people, eat their food, learn the language, and get rich by becoming a pirate. Are you up for the job?
Fairies by John Malam( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enthralling guide to the fairy world and the incredible tales and legendary encounters associated with fairies
Dragons by John Malam( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Fafnir the wingless dragon to Rinjin the dragon king of Japan, learn about the many legends and mysteries surrounding dragons
You wouldn't want to be a worker on the Statue of Liberty! : a monument you'd rather not build by John Malam( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the conception, design, and construction of the Statue of Liberty
 
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You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know!
Alternative Names

controlled identityPhillips, Jo, 1957-

controlled identityPhillips, John, 1957 February 23-

Malam, John Philip

Malams, Džons, 1957-

Malan, Yuehan.

Phillips, Jo, 1957-

جون مالام، 1957-

말럼, 존

맬럼, 존

マラム, ジョン

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You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know!You wouldn't want to be a pirate's prisoner! : horrible things you'd rather not knowDinosaurAncient GreeksGladiator : life and death in ancient RomeMonstersLibrary : from ancient scrolls to the World Wide WebYou wouldn't want to be a mammoth hunter! : dangerous beasts you'd rather not encounter