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  • Bibliography:
    20 Books - 1 Series
  • First Book:
    May 2002
  • Latest Book:
    August 2020
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Full Series List in Order

Adventures of a Young Sailor

1 - Powder Monkey (Sep-2005)
2 - Prison Ship (Nov-2006)
3 - Battle Fleet (Nov-2007)

Book List in Order: 20 titles





  • An NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

    "Readers will be absorbed in the day-to-day life of young Sam, and his vivid tale will keep them on edge . . . Not for the faint of heart, this novel is a brilliant introduction....



  • In March 1801, a mere six weeks after Sam Witchall's ship wrecked off the Cornish coast, his hopes for getting home are dashed when he is framed for theft and sent to Australia for punishment. The 15,000 mile, eight month journey is a hard and hor...



  • 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....






  • Sam escapes death in Australia when the truth about his false conviction is finally revealed. But on the journey back to England he faces pirates and a terrible storm, before making the longed-for trip back up the river Thames. Finally reunited wi...



  • Profiles a variety of men and women who have shown some form of heroism, from the man who captured Blackbeard the pirate and members of the resistance against Hitler to cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and a surgeon in war-torn Beirut....








  • When Peter's parents are killed, he is sent to an orphanage in Warsaw. Then German soldiers take him away to be measured and assessed. They decide that Peter is racially valuable. He is Volksdeutscher: of German blood. With his blond hair, blue eyes,...



  • When Lukas Declercq is orphaned, his uncle summons him to Prague, a refuge for Europe's greatest alchemists and natural philosophers. Uncle Anselmus is court physician to Rudolph II, the reclusive and unstable emperor. He is also curator of Rudolph's...



  • 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 ...



  • Set during the final 24 hours before the armistice at 11 a.m. on 11th November 1918, the story follows a German storm trooper, an American airman and a British Tommy. Their destinies converge during the death throes of the first ever conflict to s...



  • Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha’s life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin’s inner circle. They move into a luxurious apartment in the Kremlin, but doubts about the glorious new Russia quickly surface. Misha real...



  • ONE IN FIVE NEVER RETURNED. Every boy dreams of flying, but in war that dream can turn into a nightmare. Harry Friedman is the gunner of the Macey May, an American Flying Fortress stationed in East Anglia. The Second World War is raging and the Nazis...





  • It is July 1945, Hitler's Third Reich has fallen, and Berlin is in ruins. Living on the edge of survival in the cellar of an abandoned hospital, Otto and his ragtag gang of kids have banded together in the desperate, bombed-out city. The war may ...



  • From a troubled spirit in Georgian England to vengeful spirit in 19th century Jamaica, to a haunted World War II U-Boat, this spine-chilling book tells the stories of documented hauntings, describing the events as they were reported at the time. Pa...






  • Thrilling historical adventure set during the English peasants' revolt of 1381, by Paul Dowswell, the author of Ausländer, and Wolf Children.

    It's 1381 and the king, Richard II, has imposed a new tax on the people. In the village ...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Paul Dowswell has published 20 books.

Paul Dowswell does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Great Revolt, was published in August 2020.

The first book by Paul Dowswell, World of Witches and Wizards, was published in May 2002.

Yes. Paul Dowswell has 1 series.