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Antram, David 1958-

Overview
Works: 537 works in 1,201 publications in 9 languages and 79,972 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Picture books  Military history  Fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, 9pu, Editor
Classifications: F596, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Antram
You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! : disgusting things you'd rather not know by David Stewart( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted approach to the process of mummification in ancient Egypt
You wouldn't want to be a medieval knight! : armor you'd rather not wear by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,499 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 Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know! by John Malam( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted introduction to the life and training of a Roman gladiator
You wouldn't want to be a Viking explorer : voyages you'd rather not make by Andrew Langley( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,249 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 )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,237 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 slave in ancient Greece! : a life you'd rather not have by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the hard lives of slaves in ancient Greece
You wouldn't want to be an American pioneer! : a wilderness you'd rather not tame by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,158 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 be in a medieval dungeon! : prisoners you'd rather not meet by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,087 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 pyramid builder! : a hazardous job you'd rather not have by Jacqueline Morley( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient Egyptian pyramids are one of the wonders of the world but what was it like to work on one? Experience for yourself the lives of laborers, scribes, artists, and embalmers as they prepare the Pharaohs final resting place
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 1,076 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 English and Spanish and held by 1,049 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 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 1,046 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 Greek athlete! : races you'd rather not run by Michael Ford( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,040 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 an Aztec sacrifice! by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous and gory look at the ancient Aztec tradition of sacrificing enemy warriors to the gods
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 2014 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England
You wouldn't want to live in a Wild West town! : dust you'd rather not settle by Peter Hicks( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 963 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 at the Boston Tea Party! : wharf water tea you'd rather not drink by Peter Cook( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at being part of the Boston Tea Party
You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations! by Anne Rooney( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Vietnamese and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sticking sharp needles into small children doesn't sound like a nice thing to do -- but sometimes you have to 'be cruel to be kind.' Since the 18th century, vaccinations have saved millions of people from deadly diseases. In the future, as new techniques are invented, we might even be able to give vaccines without that needle"--Back cover
You wouldn't want to work on the railroad! : a track you'd rather not go down by Ian Graham( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted look at the travails of the workers who helped build the U.S. railroad system
You wouldn't want to sail with Christopher Columbus! : uncharted waters you'd rather not cross by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step into the shoes of a cabin boy and learn about sailing on an expedition with Chistopher Columbus to discover the Americas
 
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You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! : disgusting things you'd rather not know
Alternative Names
Antram, Dave.

Antram, Dave 1958-

Antram, David

Antram, Dawid.

Antrams, Deivids 1958-

앤트램, 데이비드 1958-

앤트럼, 데이비드 1958-

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You wouldn't want to be a medieval knight! : armor you'd rather not wearYou wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator : gory things you'd rather not know!You 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 slave in ancient Greece! : a life you'd rather not haveYou wouldn't want to be an American pioneer! : a wilderness you'd rather not tameYou wouldn't want to be in a medieval dungeon! : prisoners you'd rather not meetYou wouldn't want to be a pyramid builder! : a hazardous job you'd rather not have