WorldCat Identities

Malam, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 655 works in 1,488 publications in 10 languages and 58,799 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Folklore  Pictorial works  Popular works  Maps  Children's maps  Illustrated works  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter
Classifications: QE862.D5, 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 1,556 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 )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,459 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,049 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 )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 827 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 746 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 653 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 )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 651 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
Leonardo da Vinci by John Malam( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 627 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
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 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hazards of human life during the ice age
Gods and goddesses by John Malam( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 608 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
Dinosaurs by Michael Benton( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and English and held by 608 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
Beatrix Potter by John Malam( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the British writer best known for her stories about a naughty little rabbit named Peter
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 594 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
How to be a pirate by John Malam( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 587 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 )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 583 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 573 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 secret agent during World War II! : a perilous mission behind enemy lines by John Malam( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what it was like to be a British secret agent working behind enemy lines in France during World War II, describing the training, equipment, and techniques used by spies and the danger they faced during their missions
Dinosaur atlas by John Malam( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey through the world of the most astonishing creatures the earth has ever seen with see-through pages and a CD-ROM
 
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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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