WorldCat Identities

Dennis, Peter 1950-

Overview
Works: 668 works in 1,798 publications in 6 languages and 32,582 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Graphic novels  Folklore  Readers (Publications)  Comic books, strips, etc  Adventure stories  Arthurian romances 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Narrator, Other, Performer, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Dennis
The Usborne book of explorers by Felicity Everett( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about people who made daring journeys to unknown places from ancient times to the 16th century
Alexander the Great : the legend of a warrior king by Peter Chrisp( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the history of Alexander the Great and his campaign to conquer the known world, including information on his traveling companions, armies of his time, ships, and food
Castle at war : the story of a siege by Andrew Langley( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in brief text and illustrations, how the inhabitants of a medieval castle prepared for war and endured a siege
Aztecs : the fall of the Aztec capital by Richard Platt( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of the Aztec Indians including their way of life, religion, and rulers
The adventures of King Arthur by Angela Wilkes( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the Middle Ages there were hundreds of stories about King Arthur and his knights. The stories were based on fact, but became folklore in many countries. King Arthur and Sir Lancelot were the heroes of Welsh and German sagas and French romances about chivalry and courtly love
Treasure island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, Jim Hawkins and his innkeeper mother find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune
The Usborne book of scientists by Struan Reid( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of scientific ideas from ancient civilizations to the present, and discusses the lives and careers of many famous scientists as well as some lesser known figures. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Christopher Columbus : explorer of the new world by Peter Chrisp( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Renaissance explorer Christopher Columbus is examined in this book that traces his historic voyage in 1492, with his fleet made up of the ships "Pinta, Nina", and the "Santa Maria", and how he discovered a "New World". Full-color illustrations
Thomas Edison : the great inventor by Caryn Jenner( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces Thomas Edison and some of his most important inventions and explains how he changed the way we live
Castle by Peter Dennis( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a look at the changes to a site in Europe that begins as a farming camp and evolves over thousands of years into a huge castle that is destroyed and rebuilt several times
Crusades : the struggle for the Holy Lands by Melanie Rice( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Crusades, the series of wars fought by knights to defend Christianity in the Holy Land
Horror of the heights by Anthony Masters( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean Lambert suffers from a fear of heights--a big deal if your brother is a diving champion and your father runs the Wave Crest Health Club. Someone is out to sabotage the diving board that Dean fears. He needs to expose the saboteur for everyone's sake
Castles by Sean Sheehan( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores medieval castles, how they were constructed, how they were protected, who worked them, and the nobles who lived in them
Knights and chivalry by Kathy Elgin( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores what it meant to be a knight in the medieval period. Knights and Chivalry explores what it meant to be a knight during the medieval period. It describes what a knight's life was like, from training as a young boy to knighthood, tournaments, weapons, and war. Readers will also learn about the code of chivalry, under which a knight was sworn to perform gallant deeds and to protect the poor and weak
The haunted surfboard by Anthony Masters( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only good thing about Jack's new school is that it is near the ocean and he loves to surf. Then Jack meets Peter Stafford, a daredevil surfer who insists on risking his life every time he enters the water
Castaway by Caroline Pitcher( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dare turns deadly as six kids are cut off by the seas. One of them is hurt, it's the middle of the night, and they have only themselves to blame
Deserts by Angela Wilkes( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual introduction to deserts for children. Presents landscapes of the world's driest and hottest places, tells about the strange plants and animals surviving for years without rain, and shows how people live in the desert
Seas and oceans by Felicity Brooks( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Turkish and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at the ocean environment, explaining how oceans form, the cause of waves, tides and currents, and more
Roman myths by Anthony Masters( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retellings of ten Roman myths chronicling the exploits and adventures of Romulus and Remus, Cupid and Psyche, and others
 
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Castle at war : the story of a siege
Alternative Names
Deniss, P. 1950-

Deniss, P. (Pīters), 1950-

Deniss, Pīters 1950-

Dennis, Peter

Dennis, Peter Buchanan, 1950-

Peter Dennis 1950-

Деннис, П..

데니스, 피터

Languages
English (112)

Spanish (9)

German (8)

French (7)

Turkish (5)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Alexander the Great : the legend of a warrior kingCastle at war : the story of a siegeAztecs : the fall of the Aztec capitalThe adventures of King ArthurTreasure islandThe Usborne book of scientistsChristopher Columbus : explorer of the new worldThomas Edison : the great inventor