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Adams, Simon 1955-

Overview
Works: 241 works in 892 publications in 10 languages and 39,604 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Charts, diagrams, etc  Pictorial works  Biographies  Children's atlases  Maps  Military history  Children's maps 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: D743.7, 940.53
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Adams
World War II by Simon Adams( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket
World War I by Simon Adams( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an eyewitness account of the war that devastated Europe, from the assassination of an archduke to the killing fields of France. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is an original and exciting guide to the grim challenge of life or death on the Western Front. Devastating first-hand reports and contemporary photographs of the battles that slaughtered millions, together with a clear account of how nation upon nation sent their men to join the carnage, combine to present a dramatic "eyewitness" view of this most terrible war. See the bullet-riddled car of the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, everyday life in the dugout, sappers mining tunnels beneath the enemy, and Mata Hari learning the art of spying. Learn how people avoided gas attacks, when periscopes were used, what soldiers wrote home to their sweethearts and mothers, the best way to use a tank, how troops flattened a hillside, and the meaning of Armistice Day. Discover how it felt to go over the top, what happened to all the bodies, how people dealt with shell shock, why war led to revolution, and much, much more
Titanic by Simon Adams( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912
Titanic by Simon Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912
World War II by Simon Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II was one of the most destructive episodes in human history. Never before, or since, has the world witnessed such widespread bloodshed. Beginning with the events that led to its outbreak, World War II goes on to introduce the main leaders and highlight the decisive moments. From Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the Atlantic to fighting in Russia and in the desert, outstanding and original photography provides a unique glimpse of the tragedies that led to the loss of more than 50 million lives.--From publisher description
World War I by Simon Adams( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the grim challenge of life and death on the Western Front
Castles & forts by Simon Adams( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated exploration of a wide array of castles and fortifications throughout the world, from Norman mottes to Maori forts, including how and why they were built and their importance in history
Elizabeth I : the outcast who became England's queen by Simon Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Queen Elizabeth I including her life as a queen, international relations, confrontations with Spain, and the end of her reign
Children's world atlas by Simon Adams( )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place
Texas by Simon Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the geography and natural history of Texas, explains the state's Native American and Spanish past, and how ranching and the discovery of oil changed the way of life, and introduces notable Texans from Sam Houston to the present
The Thirty Years' War by Geoffrey Parker( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading scholars bring the 30 Years' War to life. They cover the horrors of war (graphically depicted in engravings by Callot and others), the contorted politics of the continent from 1618-1648, & all major figures, from Richelieu to the Habsburg Emperors
The best book of volcanoes by Simon Adams( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the Earth's core and witness the dramatic eruptions of volcanoes with this enthralling introduction to one of the planet's mightiest forces. Spectacular, full-color cutaway illustrations and lively, informative text will enthrall young scientists
The DK visual timeline of the 20th century by Simon Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers major events and discoveries of the twentieth century in chronological sequence
Alexander : the boy soldier who conquered the world by Simon Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and times of the Macedonian general and king who conquered much of the civilized world
The best book of weather by Simon Adams( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young meteorologists can find all the facts to make a forecast in this introduction to the world of weather
Code breakers : from hieroglyphs to hackers by Simon Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the history behind codes and ciphers as used in spying, other types of secrets that can be thought of as codes, and explains how readers can make and use their own secret codes
The presidents of the United States by Simon Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the careers of all the U.S. presidents, from George Washington through George W. Bush, including details on their vice-presidents, first ladies, election campaigns, and the major political parties. Also explains the United States political system and covers key events in America's history
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Simon Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines four previously published history atlases into one volume, covering the history of human civilization from the ancient world to the modern era and examining religion, exploration, war, colonization, kingdoms, and technology
The most fantastic atlas of the whole wide world --by the Brainwaves by Simon Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brainwaves, the zany and informative characters from "How the Incredible Human Body Works," are back with an extremely fantastic atlas. Fun and accurate illustrations bring the world to the reader's lap, in this bright and brain-tastic book
Eyewitness soldier by Simon Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describes the lives of soldiers from the Middle Ages to the present, discussing their training, tactics, vehicles, and weapons
 
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Alternative Names
Adams, S. (Simon), 1955-

Adams, Simon

سايمون آدامز، 1955-

سيمون آدمز، 1955-

애덤스, 사이먼

アダムズ, サイモン

Languages
English (197)

German (16)

French (15)

Spanish (11)

Danish (2)

Chinese (1)

Arabic (1)

Polish (1)

Korean (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
World War ITitanicTitanicWorld War IIWorld War ICastles & fortsElizabeth I : the outcast who became England's queenChildren's world atlas