WorldCat Identities

Wood, Gerald 1938-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 231 publications in 7 languages and 11,671 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Composer, Other
Classifications: DT63, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerald Wood
A Roman fort by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the construction of an ancient Roman fort and the lives of the soldiers who manned it in defense of the Empire
Exploring the world by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the first explorers to travel around the world and describes how and why these two epic journeys came to be made
The Romans by Anthony Marks( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Romans were pioners of trade, engineering, and government, and founded an empire stretching from northern Europe to North Africa. They created art and literature of great beauty and sports of terrible cruelty. This book looks at the Roman way of life and explores and explores their history in maps, diagrams and pictures."--Back cover
Roman forts by Margaret Mulvihill( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and French and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the structure and defenses of an ancient Roman fort, Roman military life, and the campaigns waged by the Roman Empire against its enemies
Pyramids by Anne Millard( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on ancient Egypt focusing on the pyramids but also covering other aspects of ancient Egyptian civilization
Medieval town by Daisy Kerr( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what life was like in a medieval town, including housing, occupations of the towns people, their daily routines and social life and customs. Suggested level: junior, primary
Julius Caesar and the Romans by Robin May( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the military and political career of Julius Caesar who became dictator of the Roman Empire in 49 B.C. and discusses the history and culture of Ancient Rome
Cleopatra and the Egyptians by Andrew Langley( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Egyptian queen and surveys the history, customs, religions, and daily life of Ancient Egypt
Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades by Christopher Gibb( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the twelfth-century English king known as "the lion-hearted" with emphasis on his leadership of the Third Crusade. Also discusses the origins of the Crusades and their influence on the relationship between Muslims and Christians
Exploring Africa by Hazel Martell( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows expeditions across the Sahara and Kalahari deserts, along the valleys of the Congo, Niger, Nile, and Zambezi rivers, through rainforests, over mountains and on vast lakes
Music theory for beginners by Emma Danes( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based around extracts from well-known pieces, this book explains clearly and simply how music is put together and written down
Alfred the Great and the Saxons by Robin May( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the English king who repelled the Viking invasions in the ninth century A.D. Also discusses the history and culture of Saxon England
Planet earth by Joanne Jessop( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of earth and an exploration of various aspects of life on the planet, such as what happens when a volcano explodes and shows how an underground railroad is constructed
Ancient African town by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tour of Benin City, a West African town and capital of the Edo Empire, located in present-day Nigeria
Ships by Daisy Kerr( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in French and English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 themes en double page et avec transparents pour un survol complet du sujet traite
Elizabeth I and Tudor England by Stephen White-Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and discusses the government, foreign relations, and everyday life in Tudor England
Atahuallpa and the Incas by Marion Morrison( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and culture of the Inca Empire and the life of its last great ruler who was defeated by the Spanish conquerors
William the Conqueror and the Normans by Robin May( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of William the Conqueror and discusses the Norman conquest of England, the reigns of several Norman kings, and the customs and daily life of the Norman people
Mesa Verde by Jane Shuter( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, Colorado, and what is known about the history, social life, and customs of the Ancestral Puebloans who lived in them
Who were the first people by Phil Roxbee Cox( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Packed full of fun and facts about everyday life spanning more than three thousand years, this is the sort of book you dip into to find out about one thing ... and end up reading from cover to cover!
 
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A Roman fort
Alternative Names
Wood, Gerald 1938-

Wood, Gerry 1938-

Вуд, Джеральд.

جيرالد وود، 1938-

ウッド, ジェラルド

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Exploring the worldThe RomansMedieval townExploring AfricaMusic theory for beginnersPlanet earthAncient African townShips