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Dowswell, Paul

Overview
Works: 214 works in 786 publications in 14 languages and 25,515 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Encyclopedias  Naval history  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, ed, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.D7598, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Dowswell
 
Most widely held works by Paul Dowswell
The Ausländer by Paul Dowswell( Book )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German soldiers take Peter from a Warsaw orphanage, and soon he is adopted by Professor Kaltenbach, a prominent Nazi, but Peter forms his own ideas about what he sees and hears and decides to take a risk that is most dangerous in 1942 Berlin--Résumé de l'éditeur
The Usborne first encyclopedia of animals by Paul Dowswell( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text provide information about a wide variety of animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, fish, and sea creatures
Powder monkey : adventures of a young sailor by Paul Dowswell( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Sam endures harsh conditions, battles, and a shipwreck after being pressed into service aboard the HMS Miranda during the Napoleonic Wars
The Usborne introduction to the Second World War by Paul Dowswell( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated account of the major events associated with the Second World War
The Usborne first encyclopedia of space by Paul Dowswell( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text, amazing photographs and detailed illustrations introduce young readers to the wonders of the Universe
The Vietnam War by Paul Dowswell( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of conflict in Vietnam, traces the United States involvement from the early 1960s through 1975, and discusses the consequences of the war on both the United States and Vietnam
Prison ship : adventures of a young sailor by Paul Dowswell( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and German and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being framed for cowardice in a sea battle, thirteen-year-old Sam and his friend Richard are sent to Australia, where they must fight for their lives in the outback
True stories of the Second World War by Paul Dowswell( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of true stories from the Second World War
The ultimate book of dinosaurs by Paul Dowswell( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book describing the world of dinosaurs, the kinds there were, what they ate, and why they disappeared
True stories of the First World War by Paul Dowswell( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over by Christmas? -- The angels of Mons -- Strange meetings -- The great zeppelin campaign -- The battle of Jutland -- The first day of the Somme -- The quiet rebellion -- The cellar house of Pervyse -- Nightmare at Belleau Wood -- From Great War to First World War
Eleven eleven by Paul Dowswell( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic tale set on the last day of World War I traces the stories of a German storm trooper, an American airman, and a British Tommy whose war experiences are shaped by their teenage perspectives, nationalities, and friendship
True stories of heroes by Paul Dowswell( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of true stories about men, women, and animals whose feats of courage have captured the imaginations of millions of people
Tales of real escape by Paul Dowswell( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From convicts in Alcatraz to prisoners in Colditz Castle, Tales of real escape celebrates the cunning, determination and courage of the would-be escaper
True ghost stories by Paul Dowswell( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts famous ghostly visitations and stories of haunted places
Sektion 20 by Paul Dowswell( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex lives in East Berlin. The Cold War is raging and he and his family are forbidden to leave. But the longer he stays the more danger he is in. Alex is no longer pretending to be a model East German, and the Stasi has noticed. They are watching him. Alex is told that further education will be blocked to him. His summer job is mysteriously cancelled, and friends begin avoiding him. His parents start to realise that leaving the East may be the only option left to them, but getting across the Wall is practically impossible. And even if Alex and his family make it to the other side, will they be able to escape the reach of the Stasi?
The causes of World War II by Paul Dowswell( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the causes of World War II, including the stipulations of the treaty that Germany was forced to sign at the end of World War I, the effects of the Great Depression, Germany's desire for colonies, and the rise of Hitler
True survival stories by Paul Dowswell( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Finnish and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes ten dangerous situations in which ingenuity and determination proved to be important survival skills
War stories : true stories from the first and second World Wars by Paul Dowswell( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects stories of events during the first and second world wars, covering land battles, the naval Battle of Jutland, the last voyage of the Bismarck, the cracking of the Enigma code, and the Manhattan Project
Medicine by Paul Dowswell( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how some of today's medical tools were invented, discussing who performed the first vaccinations, why animals were used in early blood transfusions, how electron microscopes work, and other related topics
Battle Fleet : adventures of a young sailor by Paul Dowswell( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having escaped death in Australia, Sam endures a dangerous sea voyage back to England, where he rejoins the Navy and becomes midshipman on the Victory as it prepares for the Battle of Trafalgar
 
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The Usborne introduction to the Second World War
Alternative Names
Dowswell, David Paul

Dowswell, David Paul 1957-...

Dowswell, Paul

Dowswell, Paul Cervantes

Paul Dowswell britischer Autor

Paul Dowswell British writer

Paul Dowswell Britse schrijver

Paul Dowswell scrittore britannico

بول دوزويل، 1957-

داوسويل، بول، 1957-

ダウズウェル, ポール

Languages
English (183)

Italian (11)

Swedish (10)

German (8)

Dutch (8)

French (6)

Spanish (6)

Chinese (4)

Danish (4)

Finnish (4)

Czech (4)

Russian (3)

Slovak (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
The Usborne first encyclopedia of animalsPowder monkey : adventures of a young sailorThe Usborne introduction to the Second World WarThe Usborne first encyclopedia of spaceThe Vietnam WarPrison ship : adventures of a young sailorTrue stories of the Second World WarThe ultimate book of dinosaurs