WorldCat Identities

Wood, Gerald 1938-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 235 publications in 7 languages and 11,520 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Composer
Classifications: DT63, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerald Wood
The Romans by Anthony Marks( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the world of the Romans from the founding of the city to the decline of the empire
Exploring the world by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 479 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
Roman forts by Margaret Mulvihill( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and French and held by 442 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 432 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 414 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 367 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 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Egyptian queen and surveys the history, customs, religions, and daily life of Ancient Egypt
Alfred the Great and the Saxons by Robin May( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 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
Exploring Africa by Hazel Martell( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 353 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
Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades by Christopher Gibb( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 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
Music theory for beginners by Emma Danes( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 353 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
Planet earth by Joanne Jessop( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 352 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 346 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 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief look at the designs and uses of all kinds of ships and boats from early rafts and sailing vessels to modern submarines and cargo ships
Elizabeth I and Tudor England by Stephen White-Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 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 274 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 274 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
Who were the first people by Phil Roxbee Cox( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and French and held by 271 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!
Mesa Verde by Jane Shuter( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 267 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
Canute and the Vikings by Robin May( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the eleventh-century Danish warrior who was the first Norse ruler to be accepted as a civilized Christian king. Also discusses the history of the Vikings, their conquests, their discoveries, their culture, and their day-to-day lives
 
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Exploring the world
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 worldMedieval townExploring AfricaMusic theory for beginnersPlanet earthAncient African townShipsWho were the first peopleMesa Verde