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Simon Adams - Author

Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He worked as an editor of children’s reference and other non-fiction books before becoming a full-time writer. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 50 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz.

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50 Things You Should Know About the Second World War
Simon Adams
Published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, this is a perfect introduction to all aspects of the war, covering key events, a who's who of the military and political figures and the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2015
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The Children's Atlas Of World History
Simon Adams
This is a fabulous pictorial guide to the world's people and events from 10,000 BC to the present. Highly illustrated, it presents a dramatic insight into what the world was like during key historical periods – the Ancient world, Medieval...
Lovereading Price: £15.19 - Saving £3.80 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/08/2008
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Archaeology Detectives
Simon Adams
A wonderful search back in time, from the ice-age to Titanic, across the globe, this book uncovers some of the greatest archaeological mysteries explaining how they were found and excavated. Fact boxes, reproductions of how some of the sites may...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf | Released 01/05/2008
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