Paul Dowswell

Paul Dowswell

  • 5 stars across 65 books
Paul Dowswell worked as a senior editor at Usborne Publishing before becoming a full-time author. He has written over 60 books, including Auslander, nominated for the Carnegie Medal, the Red House Children's Book Award and the Booktrust Teenage Prize.
27th July 2007

Escape

Locked doors, high prison walls and barbed wire are formidable enough obstacles, but many escaping prisoners also face s... MoreEscape

(2 reviews) Review
6th August 2020

The Great Revolt

Thrilling historical adventure set during the English peasants' revolt of 1381, by Paul Dowswell, the author of Auslände... MoreThe Great Revolt

(2 reviews) Review
1st September 2013

Second World War

From the beaches of Dunkirk to the air raid shelters in the Blitz, this book tells the story of Britain during the most ... MoreSecond World War

(1 review) Review
1st May 2015

True Stories Spies

Ten short stories of real-life spies which are as exciting and engaging as any work of fiction. Contains tales of stealt... MoreTrue Stories Spies

(1 review) Review
12th September 2013

EDGE: Mad, Bad and Just Plain Dangerous: Victorians

Time to take a sideways look at the bizzare and outrageous from throughout history - and it's all TRUE! Which new materi... MoreEDGE: Mad, Bad and Just Plain Dangerous: Victorians

(1 review) Review
1st June 2015

True Stories of Escape

Eight true stories of daring breakouts from infamous institutions such as Alcatraz and Devil's Island, detailing the ris... MoreTrue Stories of Escape

(1 review) Review
11th October 2012

Eleven Eleven

Set during the final 24 hours before the armistice at 11 a.m. on 11th November 1918, the story follows a German storm tr... MoreEleven Eleven

(1 review) Review
8th May 2014

Red Shadow

Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha's life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin's inner cir... MoreRed Shadow

(1 review) Review
2nd June 2016

Wave

Brothers Eddie and Charlie find a photo of the great-great-uncles they were named after and discover an amazing story of... MoreWave

(1 review) Review
1st November 2017

True Stories of Survival

From shark attacks to exploding spacecraft and mutiny at sea, this book tells the true stories of people who have stared... MoreTrue Stories of Survival

(1 review) Review
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