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Malam, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 681 works in 1,638 publications in 10 languages and 58,220 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Folklore  Biographies  Pictorial works  Popular works  Military history  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter
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Most widely held works about John Malam
 
Most widely held works by John Malam
Mummies by John Malam( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,528 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 )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,063 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Online links take you on location with fossil hunters, scientists, and the people who bring dinosaurs to life
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 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple look at the tragedy in Pompeii
Ancient Greeks by John Malam( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history, culture, and people of ancient Greece and examines its many contributions to the development of Western society
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 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the conception, design, and construction of the Statue of Liberty
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 676 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 657 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
You wouldn't want to be a mammoth hunter! : dangerous beasts you'd rather not encounter by John Malam( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hazards of human life during the ice age
Gladiator : life and death in ancient Rome by John Malam( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of gladiators and how the practice fit into Roman society for almost 700 years
Library : from ancient scrolls to the World Wide Web by John Malam( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 615 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 )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 604 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
Fairies by John Malam( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 579 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
How to be a pirate by John Malam( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 579 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?
Mummies and the secrets of ancient Egypt by John Malam( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 576 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
Dragons by John Malam( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 574 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
Beatrix Potter by John Malam( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 562 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
 
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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-

John Malam British writer

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 knowDinosaurYou wouldn't want to live in Pompeii! : a volcanic eruption you'd rather avoidAncient GreeksYou wouldn't want to be a worker on the Statue of Liberty! : a monument you'd rather not buildMonstersYou wouldn't want to be a mammoth hunter! : dangerous beasts you'd rather not encounter