WorldCat Identities

James, John 1959-

Overview
Works: 162 works in 370 publications in 11 languages and 22,013 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: DT63, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John James
An Egyptian pyramid by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the step-by-step process of building an Egyptian pyramid. Features step-cut pages to emphasize the way things get bigger as they grow
A medieval cathedral by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cutaway illustrations depict the construction of a medieval cathedral and describe what life was like both working and worshipping there. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Shakespeare's theater by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both the original 1599 Globe Theatre on the banks of the River Thames in London and the rebuilt 1997 Globe are discussed along with the life of Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Era itself
A Roman villa : inside story by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and text describe life in the villa of a wealthy family situated in the countryside outside Rome during the first century A.D. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
How would you survive as an ancient Roman? by Anita Ganeri( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts what daily life might have been life for people living in ancien Rome
How would you survive as an ancient Egyptian? by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts what daily life might have been like in ancient Egypt
How to be a samurai warrior by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine that you are living in ancient Japan. Samurai warriors are among the most respected people in your society -- that is what you want to be! How do you become a Samurai? Do you have what it takes? The reader will learn exactly what the requirements for being a Samurai are. What kind of families do warriors come from? What sort of training do they get? The Samurai developed a tradition of values and personal conduct. They valued horsemanship, skill with the bow, strong self-discipline, and bravery. Above all, they prized total obedience and loyalty to their lords, and personal honor. If the Samurai were dishonored, they would consider it a duty to commit ritual suicide. You'll want to know what sort of weapons you'll need. Samurai sleep with their swords! And you'll be required to provide your own armor. What sort of campaigns will you fight in? Where will you live? How will you be paid? How will you advance in rank? Will you be married? All of your questions will be answered to prepare you for the job interview section at the end of the book -- a way to test if you are ready to become a Samurai!
A samurai castle by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the samurai castles of medieval Japan with information on the role of samurai, shogun, and women in feudal Japanese society, on religious beliefs, and on arms and armor of the period
Inside the tomb of Tutankhamun by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the pharaoh Tutankhamun became famous after his remains were found by archeologists
Everest : reaching the world's highest peak by Richard Platt( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces humanity's fascination with mountains and mountaineering, focusing specificially on historic expeditions to Mount Everest
Real pirates : over 20 true stories of seafaring sculduggery by Clare Hibbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of true pirate tales from the Caribbean and Mediterranean seas and the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, revealing the pirates' tools, ships, and special talents
Real knights : over 20 true stories of battle and adventure by Christopher Gravett( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about medieval knights from around the world
First facts about the ancient Egyptians by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in French and English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated introduction to life in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptians by Daisy Kerr( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in French and English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes daily life in ancient Egypt whose civilization lasted from about 3100 B.C. to 30 B.C. although their skills and traditions survived for many more years
A 19th century railway station by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the planning, construction, and activities of a nineteenth-century railway station
Egyptian pyramids by Anne Steel( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the famous pyramids of Egypt, how they were built, and how they were involved in the religious beliefs and burial practices of the ancient Egyptians
How we know about the Vikings by John James( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated survey of the history, customs, religion, politics, and everyday life of the Vikings
Ancient Romans by Daisy Kerr( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in French and English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes daily life in ancient Rome whose civilization lasted from about 500 B.C. to 400 A.D. and even then did not disappear completely. Suggested level: primary
Gods & goddesses in the daily life of the ancient Romans by Peter Hicks( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the religion of ancient Rome, focusing on how particular gods and goddesses were part of, and honored in, the everyday lives of the Roman people
How to be a revolutionary war soldier by Thomas M Ratliff( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America Needs You! And your country isn't even founded yet! The question is ... do you have what it takes to be a Revolutionary War soldier? These are tense times between Britain and her American Colonies. In Boston, tea has been dumped in the harbor and revolution is brewing in the streets. Militias are drilling in town squares and all around you can hear the call of freedom. But how will you be trained? How will you be paid? How will weapons be supplied? And uniforms? What if you are wounded? This abundantly illustrated book will prime you for the interview that will determine your fate--and the war that will forge America's future. Prepare to answer the call!
 
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An Egyptian pyramid
Alternative Names
Džeimss, Džons 1959-

Джеймс, Джон 1959-

제임스, 존

ジェイムズ, ジョン

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A medieval cathedralShakespeare's theaterA Roman villa : inside storyHow would you survive as an ancient Roman?How would you survive as an ancient Egyptian?How to be a samurai warriorA samurai castleInside the tomb of Tutankhamun