Simon Adams - Hachette Children's Group

Simon Adams



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.

Franklin Watts

Britain and the European Union

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Wayland

Monarchs

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Simon Adams
Franklin Watts

Holocaust

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World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appealing, magazine-style design and contains readable narrative text plus panels focusing on personalities, events, weapons, documents and other background information. Also included are mini timelines that highlight the dates of important events to keep a clear chronological picture in readers' minds.Holocaust chronicles the mass murder of six million people by the Nazis - from prejudice and repression in Nazi Germany before the war to 'The final solution to the Jewish question' and the extermination camps at Auschwitz and elsewhere, through to rescue and liberation by Allied forces in 1945.

Franklin Watts

Occupation and Resistance

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Simon Adams

World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appealing, magazine-style design and contains readable narrative text plus panels focusing on personalities, events, weapons, documents and other background information. Also included are mini timelines that highlight the dates of important events to keep a clear chronological picture in readers' minds.Under Occupation looks at what life was like in the countries occupied by Axis forces during the war, covering topics such as resistance, partisans, forced labour and prisoners of war.

Franklin Watts

Timeline of the Second World War

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Simon Adams

World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appealing, magazine-style design and contains readable narrative text plus panels focusing on personalities, events, weapons, documents and other background information. Also included are mini timelines that highlight the dates of important events to keep a clear chronological picture in readers' minds.Timeline of the Second World War looks at the causes, course and consequences of the war, from the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 to the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan in 1945.

Franklin Watts

Soldiers of the First World War

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Simon Adams

Soldiers of the First World War employs short extracts from diaries and letters to recount the experiences of the men from around the world who took part in this massive conflict. Linked by common experiences, such as 'in battle' or 'losing a friend', Soldiers of the First World War is an invaluable resource for any child studying the conflict.

Wayland

Occupation and Resistance

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Simon Adams
Franklin Watts

The Iraq War

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Wayland

The Blitz

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Wayland

Evacuation

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