WorldCat Identities

Brown, Martin 1959-

Overview
Works: 328 works in 1,428 publications in 12 languages and 33,848 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Drama  Musical films  Humor  Literature  Romance films  Comics (Graphic works)  Trivia and miscellanea  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Producer, Cartographer, Contributor, Other, Creator, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Brown
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

96 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian, an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine, queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Lesser spotted animals : the coolest creatures you've never heard of by Martin Brown( Book )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between
The measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History with the nasty bits left in! 'The Measly Middle Ages' tells you what life was really like in days of old when knights were bold, women wore tall pointy hats and the peasants were revolting. Want to know a genuine jester's joke? Why chickens had their bottoms shaved? What ten-year-old treacle was used for? Read on for some gruesome games, revolting recipes and fantastic facts. Find out about miserable Medieval monks, the dreaded Black Death, and schools that really knew how to make children suffer. History has never been so horrible!
The rotten Romans by Terry Deary( Book )

43 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Britain during the Roman occupation
The groovy Greeks by Terry Deary( Book )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at life in Ancient Greece
The vicious Vikings by Terry Deary( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History with the nasty bits left in! The Vicious Vikings is packed with frightening facts about these vile invaders and their savage Saxon enemies. Find out about some truly terrible torture techniques, like Viking legends full of gruesome giants and deadly dwarves, and the messy murder of King Edmund
Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You probably thought that the terrible Tudors just spent all their time beheading people. This book helps you find out: the horrible truth about Henry VIII who thought he'd married a horse; which terrible torture methods the twisted Tudors used; and which shocking swear words they simply loved to say. It also includes a grisly quiz
Frightful First World War by Terry Deary( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses? How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack? Why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets? Discover all the foul facts - all the gore and more!
Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells you all the festive facts you ever wanted to know, but were too stuffed full of mince pies to ask!
The vile Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read the terrible truth about revolting events affecting everyone not so very long ago - from the vile Victorian queen herself, to some vicious Victorian villains. Want to know: When the first public loo was flushed? Who had a gruesome glass eye for every occasion? What vile victorian parents called their children? Some nasty facts about cruel careers for kids? Rotten school rules - for teachers? And a gory and gruesome guide to vile victorian death!
The awful Egyptians by Terry Deary( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revealing facts about the awesome ancients, their groovy gods, potty pyramids and their mad mummies, this book also tells how a hunted hippo got his own back on a pharaoh, and discovers the truth about the cool Queen Cleo and the curse of Tutankhamun
Gorgeous Georgians by Terry Deary( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gorgeous Georgians may have loved preening in mirrors and prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, but trust us - they were really rotten underneath! From lords and ladies' sneaky schemes for hiding their personal hygiene problems to the horrible hardships suffered by the poor, find out the REAL story. It's got horrible highwaymen, raging revolutions, plundering pirates, and guys wearing wigs and make-up. Plus the schoolchildren who went to war with their teachers! It's better than Hollywood and much more!
The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in! by Terry Deary( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, humorous introduction to world history with a emphasis on violence and villains
Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know why the Aztecs liked to eat scum? When the world is going to end? How to play a really violent ball game? Discover all the foul facts about the angry Aztecs all the gore and more!
Villainous Victorians by Terry Deary( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at events in nineteenth-century Britain
The cut-throat Celts by Terry Deary( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deary gives you the ghastly truth about the wild warrior race who weren't afraid to fight the rotten Romans - and who had the horrible habit of collecting human heads. He also looks at the dreadful Druids, their strange sacrifices and terrible trials
The slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of the rule of the Stuarts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The smashing Saxons by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the terrible truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents or why wearing a pig on your head was lucky. Read on for foul facts on disgusting diseases and ghastly graves. Ages 8+
The barmy British empire by Terry Deary( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of life and social conditions in colonies throughout the British Empire
The stormin' Normans by Terry Deary( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating facts about big bad Bill the Conqueror and his bully-boys who battled at Hastings. Everyone knows about 1066, and how William the Conqueror's men scored a bull's eye at the Battle of Hastings. Or rather a King's eye. But why did William like conquering so much? Were the Normans abnormal? Probably not -- King Harold and his men were just as fond of cutting off bits of people they didn't like. But that didn't help them when it came to the Battle of Hastings, a fight that had more needle than the Bayeux Tapestry. You can also hear about William the Conqueror's disgusting death
 
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The wicked history of the world : history with the nasty bits left in!
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The rotten RomansThe groovy GreeksThe vicious VikingsTerrible TudorsFrightful First World WarHorrible ChristmasThe vile VictoriansThe awful Egyptians
Alternative Names
Martin Brown australischer Illustrator und Karikaturist

Martin Brown karikaturist uit Australië

Мартин Браун

মার্টিন ব্রাউন

브라운, 마틴 1959-

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