WorldCat Identities

Deary, Terry

Overview
Works: 840 works in 2,418 publications in 13 languages and 58,163 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Humor  Fiction  Adventure stories  Comics (Graphic works)  Children's films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Drama 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.D3517, 909
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Deary
The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
The rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details everyday life in the Middle Ages, including gruesome information about the Black Death, superstitions, and the "miserable" monks
The fire thief by Terry Deary( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the tale of Prometheus, in which Prometheus becomes a time traveller in order to escape the wrath of the gods and befriends a Victorian orphan
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Ancient Greece
Awesome Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a variety of gruesome information about the culture and daily life of the ancient Egyptians
The terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You probably thought that the terrible Tudors just spent all their time beheading people. This book helps you find out: the horrible truth about Henry VIII who thought he'd married a horse; which terrible torture methods the twisted Tudors used; and which shocking swear words they simply loved to say. It also includes a grisly quiz
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses? How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack? Why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets? Discover all the foul facts - all the gore and more!
Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History with even more nasty bits left in! The next title in the hugely successful series to get a marvellous make-over. With a bold new cover look and a heap of extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the foul facts about the Vile Victorians are ready to uncover, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and how stag hunting took place in Paddington Station. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of the most recent, rapidly evolving additions to the world's navies. Coverage ranges from the 1882 launch of the first destroyer, through the nonstop technical and strategic innovations of the world war eras, to the current high watermarks of destroyer design such as the Arleigh Burke class
Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Woeful Second World War" presents the dire details of a war that affected almost everyone - from old men joining the Dad's Army to the 12 year olds defending Berlin to the bitter end. Find out who made a meal of maggots, or which soldiers were so smelly their enemies could sniff them out
The fire thief fights back by Terry Deary( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their clever ruse is exposed, Sam and his mother, swindlers who are selling "miracle" cures to the people of Eden City, find an unlikely ally in Zeus who, in return for rescuing them from an angry mob, needs their help in settling a score with the monsters of Greek mythology
Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Why Aztecs like to eat scum? When the world is going to end? How to play a really violent ball game? Discover all the foul facts about the Angry Aztecs - all the gore and more! -- Cover
Gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gorgeous Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, but trust us - they were really rotten underneath! From lords and ladies' sneaky schemes for hiding their personal hygiene problems to the horrible hardships suffered by the poor, find out the REAL story. It's got horrible highwaymen, raging revolutions, plundering pirates, and guys wearing wigs and make-up. Plus the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! It's better than Hollywood and much more!
Blitzed Brits by Terry Deary( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions in England during the second World War. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cut-throat Celts gives you the ghastly truth about the wild warrior race who weren't afraid to fight the rotten Romans ... and who had the horrible habit of collecting human heads"--Back cover. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the terrible truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents or why wearing a pig on your head was lucky. Read on for foul facts on disgusting diseases and ghastly graves. Ages 8+
Villainous Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at events in nineteenth-century Britain
 
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Alternative Names
Dear, Terry 1946-

Deary, Terence.

Deary, Terence 1946-

Deary, Terry

Diyirī, Tirī

Terry Deary britischer Schriftsteller

Terry Deary Brits schrijver

Terry Deary écrivain britannique

تری دیری نویسنده بریتانیایی

ديري، تري

디어리, 테리

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The rotten RomansThe measly Middle AgesThe fire thiefThe groovy GreeksAwesome EgyptiansThe terrible TudorsFrightful First World WarSavage Stone Age