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.


Simon Adams

Official Sites

Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Author on the Web

 
Simon Adams

Official Sites

Back

books
by the author

The Kingfisher Atlas of World History
Kingfisher Atlas
by Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

Book
I Wonder Why Records Are Broken
I Wonder Why
By Simon Adams
Kingfisher

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


Available In:

The Best Book of Weather
Best Books of
by Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

Book
The Kingfisher Atlas of the Modern World
Kingfisher Atlas
Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

Book
The Best Book of Volcanoes
The Best Book of
Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

Book
The Kingfisher Atlas of Exploration and Empires
Kingfisher Atlas
Simon Adams
Kingfisher

The Kingfisher Atlas of Exploration & Empires is an exciting pictorial guide to the world in A.D. 1450–1800, the great age of conquest. Seventeen beautiful...


Available In:

Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles and Forts
Kingfisher Knowledge
Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

Book
The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World
Kingfisher Atlas
Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

Voyages: Ancient Egypt
Kingfisher Voyages
Simon Adams; Kent Weeks
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...


Available In:

The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World
Kingfisher Atlas
Simon Adams
Kingfisher

Featuring seventeen beautiful hand-illustrated maps and packed with eye-opening information about ancient civilizations and peoples, this is an unbeatable...


Available In:

Life in Ancient Rome
Kingfisher Knowledge
Simon Adams
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...


Available In:

view all works by this author
Back