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Apps, Roy

Overview
Works: 118 works in 202 publications in 1 language and 2,724 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Humor  History  Biographies  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Most widely held works by Roy Apps
The top secret history of codes and code breaking by Roy Apps( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the history of codes from The Haircut Code, used by the Persians to convey messages in war, to Ancient Hebrew ciphers, pictorial codes of the Egyptians Mayans to letter codes in ancient Rome and substitution ciphers used in Tudor England when the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots was being planned. Find out about modern-day codes, such as tennis players Laura Robson and Heather Watson's 'back slang' when playing doubles and computer codes in the 21st century including the safety of passwords
How to handle your dad by Roy Apps( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to Handle is a funny, fast moving and gag-cracking series that will equip readers with everything they need to survive the key adult figures in their lives and somethings they almost certainly won't. With just the right level of Dennis-the-Menace-type mischief, How to Handle is perfect for readers who love a good laugh! WARNING! THIS BOOK IS JUST A LITTLE BIT BONKERS!
How to handle your teacher by Roy Apps( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to Handle is a funny, fast moving and gag-cracking series that will equip readers with everything they need to survive the key adult figures in their lives and somethings they almost certainly won't. With just the right level of Dennis-the-Menace-type mischief, How to Handle is perfect for readers who love a good laugh! WARNING! THIS BOOK IS JUST A LITTLE BIT BONKERS!
How to handle your mum by Roy Apps( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mums can be embarrassing. Mums can be irritating ... but Mums arealways right. Like most Mums, yours probably has superhu-mum powers, such as laser blaster tongue and robo legs. And like most kids, you probabthink you'll never get her on your side ... That's where you're sooooo wrong. How to handle your Mum is here to "help" with all your mum-related problems. Even your Mum can be trained to become the perfect parent!"--Back cover
How to handle your school by Roy Apps( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School can drive you bonkers. School can be desperately dull -- but you have to go to school (it's the law!). Like most schools, yours is probably stuffed with troublesome teachers and potty pupils. And like most kids, you probably think you'll never survive until the end of term. That's where you're soooo wrong. This book is here to "help" will all your school-related pains in the... neck
Lewis Hamilton by Roy Apps( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the early years of Lewis Hamilton who dreamed of becoming a Formula 1 racing driver, and how he broke through into the world of top-level motorsports. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Jessica Ennis by Roy Apps( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After injury prevented her from competing in the 2008 Olympic Games, Jessica Ennis fought back to become the 2012 Olympic gold medal winner in the heptathlon. Read her story from her childhood years right up to when she crossed the finish line in her final event in London, 2012
David Beckham by Roy Apps( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the early years of David Beckham, and his break through into Manchester United's first team. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Bradley Wiggins by Roy Apps( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradley Wiggins is a national hero - the first British person to win the Tour de France - EVER. Read his story from his childhood years right up to when he crossed the finish line at the London 2012 Olympics
Mo Farah by Roy Apps( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspirational biography on Somali-born British international long-distance runner Mohammed "Mo" Farah. Farah was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2013
Wayne Rooney by Roy Apps( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series provides an inspirational set of biographies focusing on the skill and determination needed to break through into the world of top-class sport. The storylines include influences, sources of guidance and inspiration, family life and the ups and downs which ultimately lead to the break through
Tom Daley by Roy Apps( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the time that Tom, aged 8, drew a picture of his ambition to dive at the Olympic Games, he has gone on to become Britain's leading diver, capturing the attention of the world's media along the way. In this easily accessible text read Tom's emotional story, from his childhood years right up to when he took Olympic bronze at London 2012
Ellie Simmonds by Roy Apps( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie, or Eleanor, Simmonds, is a swimming legend - and she's only sixteen years old - a multi-Paralympic champion. Read her story from her childhood up to when she crossed the finish line at the London 2012 Paralympics.It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes and sport personalities, each dramatic story brings to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition
Smoke flame fire! by Roy Apps( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the first sign of a fire we call the fire brigade. But what did people do before the fire service existed? Learn about the evolution from the first brigades to the multi-skilled fire services that operate around the world today. Wayland Books have partnered with The National Archives to bring you this incredible photographic record of one of the most revered professions around: firefighting. Trace firefighting through history, beginning with the Romans. Then learn about the Great Fire of London, the man who created the first organised fire service, the evolution of firefighting equipment and the introduction of women to the service. Today, a firefighter does more than simply put out fires. They play a key role in search and rescue operations, road accidents and disaster relief
Usain Bolt by Roy Apps( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ATHLETICS & GYMNASTICS (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Usain had a dream, he wanted to play cricket. But an eagle-eyed coach spotted his sprinting talent at school in Jamaica. Usain soon discovered that the path to becoming a pro-athlete is tough going, and if he was to fulfil his destiny and become the FASTEST MAN ON EARTH, he was going to need every ounce of determination, plus a great sense of humour. This is the story of Usain's discovery, his first athletic events and the Olympic Games. Dream to Win: Usain Bolt is written by expert author Roy Apps for kids with a reading age of 7 (but could also be enjoyed by pre-teens) and illustrated with black-and-white artwork. The stories focus on top athletes and sport personalities, with each dramatic story bringing to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. Ages 7+
Cristiano Ronaldo by Roy Apps( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, from his first street kickabout in Funchal, Maderia, to playing for Manchester United and Real Madrid
Chris Hoy by Roy Apps( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspirational set of biographies focusing on the skill and determination needed to break through into the world of top-class sport
Rebecca Adlington by Roy Apps( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever had a dream - a dream to win? Rebecca Adlington had a dream - to be an Olympic gold medal winner. This is the story of Rebecca's early years and her break through into the British Olympic swimming team
World Cup heist by Roy Apps( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title describes the plan by robbers to steal the Jules Rimet Trophy (Soccer World Cup) in 1966. This title is part of the Crime Files series which is a series of carefully crafted, true stories. Each illustrated story is told in a lively and attention-grabbing style
Michael Phelps by Roy Apps( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For younger children this biography of Michael Phelps tells of his early years and his brektrough into the U.S. Olympic swimming team
 
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