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  • 5 stars across 56 books
    Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He then worked as an editor of children's reference books before becoming a full-time writer 18 years ago. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 70 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz. He has written for many major children's publishers including Dorling Kindersley and Kingfisher. His work for Watts includes titles in the Citizen Guides, Flashpoints, World War One and World War Two series as well as, most recently, Countries in the News. He lives in London, listens to lots of jazz, and is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction books.
    1st May 2015

    50 Things You Should Know About the Second World War

    The perfect introduction to the Second World War, this book breaks down six years of conflict into 50 manageable facts. ... More

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    20th January 2014

    Biography: Elizabeth I

    Read the extraordinary story of Elizabeth I's life, from her troubled childhood to her remarkable adult life as queen of... More

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    24th October 2013

    Soldiers of the First World War

    Soldiers of the First World War employs short extracts from diaries and letters to recount the experiences of the men fr... More

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    28th December 2009

    In the War: Evacuation

    The key events, figures and chronology of World War II provide the backdrop to the experiences of civilians during the w... More

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    26th March 2014

    Biography: Alexander the Great

    From renowned historian Simon Adams, read and learn about Alexander the Great - the boy solider who conquered the world.... More

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    6th August 2009

    Knights

    "Knights" tells the story of Europe's finest warriors and strongholds during the Middle Ages. It tells the story of medi... More

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    13th February 2014

    Causes and Consequences

    World War One offers a detailed look at one of the most disastrous wars in history. The series is packed with informatio... More

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    23rd April 2015

    World War Two: Occupation and Resistance

    World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appeal... More

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    23rd April 2015

    World War Two: Timeline of the Second World War

    World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appeal... More

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