Discover The Savage World   discovery channel
discover the savage world

As one of six contributors to the 2013 Discovery Channel blockbuster, Simon wrote the section on Brutal Battles. He then worked on its 2014 successor, Discover The Mega World.


History   HISTORY

One of Dorling Kindersley’s annual blockbusters, History is a major 612-page illustrated survey of world history. Simon contributed 42 pages on medieval and modern history, including entries on the Reformation, Columbus and the conquest of the Americas, and the Holocaust. He also compiled most of the national history chronologies that conclude the book. He is currently working on the successor volume covering the history of art.

PUBLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley

History of the World   HISTORY OF THE WORLD

Originally managing editor of this children’s reference book when it was first published in 1994, Simon has since updated the book three times since publication, the latest occasion in 2007.

PUBLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley

ART the definitive visual guide   ART

Simon wrote many of the more recent entries for this survey of art history, including sections on the art of post-war Europe, Op and Kinetic art and Australian Aboriginal art. This work brought him to the attention of the BBC, for whom he wrote short biographies of modern British artists for a forthcoming BBC website.

PUBLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley

Decorative Arts   DECORATIVE ARTS

One of Judith Miller’s hugely successful books on antiques, Decorative Arts contains eight historical period overviews written by Simon. He also contributed history articles to her previous book, Furniture.

PUBLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley

1001 Historic Sites   1001 HISTORIC SITES

For this title, Simon wrote the entries on historic Australian sites based on information gained when he visited the country in 2005.


1001 Inventions   1001 inventions

Simon wrote about many of the earliest inventions, including entries on the spear, pottery, and brick.


    Other Books contributed to
by Simon Adams

Children’s Illustrated Encyclopedia
pubLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley

Pick Me Up
pubLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley

Junior Chronicle of the 20th Century
pubLISHED BY Dorling Kindersley


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