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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.
    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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    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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    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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    22nd November 2018

    True Stories of Polar Adventure

    Guarded by frozen seas and vast fields of snow and ice, the North and South Poles are no place for humans, as the explor... More

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    24th March 2015

    Chill

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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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    • True Stories of Polar Adventure

      True Stories of Polar Adventure

      After reading other books by this author, I loved reading this book and finished it in one day. The true stories about Scott, Shakleton, Peary and Sco...

    • True Stories Spies

      True Stories Spies

      Another marvellous collection of true stories by Paul Dowswell; my favourite being about British businessman Greville 
      Wynne and Soviet Colonel Oleg...

    • Escape

      Escape

      I read this book after reading the true tales of survival by Paul Dowswell, and it did not disappoint. it is a mix of thrill and adventure stories and...