Simon Chapman

13 children’s books by the writer

Simon Chapman is a British children's writer. His books include the Explorers Wanted! series, of which Explorers Wanted! At the North Pole won a Blue Peter Book Award inn 2005. Simon teaches physics at Morecambe Community High School in Lancashire.

Catching Dragons

Simon Chapman

Catching Dragons

A lost island cut off from the outside world by swirling currents. With craggy volcanoes and thorny jungles, legend had it that the place was home to dragons. This is the story of how an explorer set out to catch ...

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Zeppelin Hunters

Simon Chapman

Zeppelin Hunters

1915. German Zeppelin airships were bombing London and nothing could be done about it. They flew too high up for the British biplanes to shoot them down. But they did have one major weakness. They were filled with explosive gas.

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African Bush

Simon Chapman

African Bush

Everything you need to know for your first trip to the African Bush, including how to track a Rhino on foot. But don't get too close!

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How to Trek the Himalayas

Simon Chapman

How to Trek the Himalayas

A steep climb in the mountains. There are ice valleys and snow-covered hills. Anything could be up there - snow storms, landslides even a Yeti...

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Dino-Hunter

Simon Chapman

Dino-Hunter

It's 1923 and MacYoung is assisting on the great dino-hunter Roy Chapman Andrews' expedition into the Gobi Desert. He doesn't expect to find any fossils himself, but when he's given a strange gift by some natives, he ...

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10+ years

Dino-Hunter

Simon Chapman

Dino-Hunter

A fossil-hunter finds himself back in prehistoric times, watching dinosaurs in action! Adventure story based around a real expedition, with loads of facts. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

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How to Explore the Amazon

Simon Chapman

How to Explore the Amazon

A jungle river bend in the Amazon. There are rapids upstream and forest-covered hills. Unexplored! Anything could be up there - jaguars, undiscovered tribes, even lost cities...

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7+ years

Amazon Rainforest

Simon Chapman

Amazon Rainforest

Written in an exciting narrative adventure style, follow Simon Chapman - adventurer and explorer - on his journey to some of the most remote locations in the world, as he's chased by drug runners, taken by surprise by a jaguar, covered ...

£13.99

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