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Salariya, David

Overview
Works: 620 works in 1,284 publications in 7 languages and 78,596 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Picture books  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Book designer, Author, Editor, Other, Illustrator, Conceptor, Contributor, Redactor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Salariya
You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! : disgusting things you'd rather not know by David Stewart( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Elamite and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted approach to the process of mummification in ancient Egypt
You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know! by John Malam( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you think being a Roman gladiator seems glamorous? Think again! At gladiator school, you'll be taught to fight, kill, and die in a suitably sporting manner to entertain the Roman crowds. If you survive, you could become a hero - but don't count on it. This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail. Featuring brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top' characters and a map
You wouldn't want to be a Civil War soldier! : a war you'd rather not fight by Thomas M Ratliff( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict life and events during the four years of the Civil War
You wouldn't want to be an American colonist! : a settlement you'd rather not start by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartoons and facts combine to explain what it was like to be an American colonist in the seventeenth century, discussing the realities of the voyage from England, dealing with Indians, and struggling for survival in the new world
You wouldn't want to be a Viking explorer : voyages you'd rather not make by Andrew Langley( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted approach to the Viking explorers and their way of life
You wouldn't want to sail on the Titanic! : one voyage you'd rather not make by David Stewart( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Get ready ... it's April 10th, 1912, and you are about to embark on the maiden voyage of the world's greatest ocean liner, the R.M.S. Titanic."
You wouldn't want to be a medieval knight! : armor you'd rather not wear by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the training, traditions, and life of knights during the Middle Ages for a young boy who thinks that that is what he wants to be
You wouldn't want to be an American pioneer! : a wilderness you'd rather not tame by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted look at some of the difficulties faced by the pioneers who traveled by wagon train across the United States to settle in the West
You wouldn't want to sail on the Mayflower! : a trip that took entirely too long by Peter Cook( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High interest topic for children of all ages. Draws in even the most reluctant reader with a lighthearted tone and hilarious illustrations
You wouldn't want to be in a medieval dungeon! : prisoners you'd rather not meet by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what life was like in medieval dungeons during the late fifteenth century, as seen through the eyes of the jailer
You wouldn't want to be a pirate's prisoner! : horrible things you'd rather not know by John Malam( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 780 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
You wouldn't want to be a pyramid builder! : a hazardous job you'd rather not have by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction of an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb, the life and various jobs of the workers, and the burial of the pharaoh
You wouldn't want to be a Greek athlete! : races you'd rather not run by Michael Ford( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You (the reader) are a small boy living near Athens during the mid-d-5th century B.C. Your father sends you off to school to learn about the arts and athletics
The X-ray picture book of big buildings of the ancient world by Joanne Jessop( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the most famous buildings of the world. Includes information on design, construction, building materials and techniques. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century : diseases you'd rather not catch by Kathryn Senior( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England
You wouldn't want to be at the Boston Tea Party! : wharf water tea you'd rather not drink by Peter Cook( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at being part of the Boston Tea Party
You wouldn't want to live in a Wild West town! : dust you'd rather not settle by Peter Hicks( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks through the eyes of the fictional marshal of an imaginary town called Dustville to show what life was like on the Great Plains just after the Civil War
You wouldn't want to be on Apollo 13! : a mission you'd rather not go on by Ian Graham( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what it was like to be an astronaut on the "unlucky" 1970 Apollo 13 mission to the moon
You wouldn't want to be a Roman soldier! : barbarians you'd rather not meet by David Stewart( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover how tough life was in the Roman army
You wouldn't want to be a crusader! : a war you'd rather not fight by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the life and duties of a young Christian knight
 
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You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! : disgusting things you'd rather not know
Alternative Names

controlled identityStewart, David, 1954-

David Salariya British illustrator

David Salariya Brits uitgeverij

David Salariya illustrateur britannique

Salaraija, Deivids

Selerija, Deivids

살라리야, 데이비드 1954-

Languages
English (124)

Spanish (12)

Polish (2)

German (1)

French (1)

Elamite (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know!You wouldn't want to be a Civil War soldier! : a war you'd rather not fightYou wouldn't want to be an American colonist! : a settlement you'd rather not startYou wouldn't want to be a Viking explorer : voyages you'd rather not makeYou wouldn't want to sail on the Titanic! : one voyage you'd rather not makeYou wouldn't want to be a medieval knight! : armor you'd rather not wearYou wouldn't want to be an American pioneer! : a wilderness you'd rather not tameYou wouldn't want to sail on the Mayflower! : a trip that took entirely too long