Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Simon Adams

Simon Adams

Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference and other nonfiction books before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and contributed to more than fifty books on subjects as varied as the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars, and the history of jazz. He is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles & Forts, Kingfisher Knowledge: Life in Ancient Rome, The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World and The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World.

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The Kingfisher Atlas of World History
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The Kingfisher Atlas of World History

Kingfisher Atlas

by Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This paper over board edition of Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Simon Adams combines all four volumes in the series, depicting the world and its people between 10000BCE and the present day....

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I Wonder Why Records Are Broken
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I Wonder Why Records Are Broken

I Wonder Why

By Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

The biggest, highest, fastest, slowest, smallest, loudest, farthest . . . The superlatives related to how records are created and broken are some of the most fascinating to children. Kids will discover...

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The Best Book of Weather
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The Best Book of Weather

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by Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Where do clouds come from? Why does the wind blow? Why is snow cold? Walk outside with a child and it will be clear right away that kids want to know all about weather. With an unbeatable combination...

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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Modern World
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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Modern World

Kingfisher Atlas

Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Beautiful hand-illustrated maps bring the story of human civilization up to date, examining the world from 1800 to the present day. Circling the globe, this atlas features amazing tales of trade,...

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The Best Book of Volcanoes
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The Best Book of Volcanoes

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Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This engaging series is tailored to young children's interests and reading level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing facts are brought to life through detailed...

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Castles and Forts
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Castles and Forts

Kingfisher Knowledge

Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

KFK Castles & Forts takes you on an incredible journey through history. From the first Iron Age hill forts, travel to some of the world's greatest fortresses and castles. Find out more about Fort...

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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World
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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World

Kingfisher Atlas

Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

With sixteen full-color maps showing what the world was like from A.D. 500 to 1450, this book is sure to capture in the attention of students interested in knights and castles, Vikings, Crusades,...

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Voyages: Ancient Egypt
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Voyages: Ancient Egypt

Kingfisher Voyages

Simon Adams; Kent Weeks
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Journey along the world's longest river, from the Nile delta to Nubia, with theEgyptologist Kent Weeks. Open the panoramic gatefold to discover the magnificence of a pharaoh's tomb in the Valley...

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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World
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The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World

Kingfisher Atlas

Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Featuring seventeen beautiful hand-illustrated maps and packed with eye-opening information about ancient civilizations and peoples, this is an unbeatable pictorial guide to what the world was like...

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Life in Ancient Rome
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Life in Ancient Rome

Kingfisher Knowledge

Simon Adams
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

History comes alive in the tales of bloody battles and the ingenious inventions that continue to influence our lives today. This eye-opening book will serve as an unbeatable guide to Ancient Rome...

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