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Salariya, David

Overview
Works: 678 works in 1,468 publications in 5 languages and 77,662 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Picture books  Biographies  Military history 
Roles: Book designer, Author, Editor, Other, Illustrator, Conceptor, Contributor, Redactor
Classifications: F596, 940.1088355
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 )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,304 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 )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted introduction to the life and training of a Roman gladiator
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 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the founding of the English colony at Jamestown, its struggle for survival, and its eventual decline
You wouldn't want to be a Civil War soldier! : a war you'd rather not fight by Thomas M Ratliff( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,046 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 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 897 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 held by 889 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 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 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted approach to the Viking explorers and their way of life
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 800 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 767 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 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 744 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 743 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 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 727 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 Greek athlete! : races you'd rather not run by Michael Ford( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 714 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
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 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at being part of the Boston Tea Party
You wouldn't want to be on Apollo 13! : a mission you'd rather not go on by Ian Graham( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in English and held by 683 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 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 669 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 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 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England
Global warming : a very peculiar history by Ian Graham( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book provides us the information on the potentially disastrous effects of global warming and what we can do to stop them. It features easy-to-understand diagrams and fascinating fact sheets which will boggle the mind. Discover where the theory came from and what we were (or weren't) doing to help protect the Earth in past times. This book looks at both sides of the debate and covers the scientific and historical background of our troubled relationship with the planet on which we live
You wouldn't want to be a Roman soldier! : barbarians you'd rather not meet by David Stewart( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover how tough life was in the Roman army
You wouldn't want to be Tutankhamen! : a mummy who really got meddled with by David Stewart( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun look at life in ancient Egypt and the pharaoh, Tut
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! : disgusting things you'd rather not know
Covers
You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know!You wouldn't want to be an American colonist! : a settlement you'd rather not startYou wouldn't want to be a Civil War soldier! : a war you'd rather not fightYou 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 a Viking explorer : voyages you'd rather not makeYou 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
Alternative Names

controlled identityStewart, David, 1954-

David Salariya British illustrator

David Salariya Brits uitgeverij

David Salariya il·lustrador britànic

David Salariya ilustrador británico

Salaraija, Deivids

Salarija Deividas

Selerija, Deivids

살라리야, 데이비드 1954-

Languages
English (133)

Spanish (11)

Elamite (1)

Polish (1)

French (1)