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  • 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... More

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    6th August 2020

    The Great Revolt

    Thrilling historical adventure set during the English peasants' revolt of 1381, by Paul Dowswell, the author of Auslande... More

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    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 ... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    25th September 1998

    Shock! Horror! History!: "Stone Age Sentinel", "Egyptian Echo", "Roman Record"

    Cunningly disguised as a tabloid newspaper, this four-in-one edition takes a fresh and lively look at hi storical events... More

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