John Malam

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John Malam
GenreChildren's literature

John Malam is a British historian, archaeologist, and author of Children's non-fiction (informational) books.[1]


He was born in Wolverhampton, England, and attended the University of Birmingham where he received a degree in Ancient History and Archaeology. He excavated at sites in the UK, and headed the archaeology unit at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Shropshire. Thereafter, he worked as an editor for UK publishing companies before becoming a full-time author.[2] His informational books for children cover a range of subjects, with a particular emphasis on ancient civilizations. He lives in Cheshire, north-west England.

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  1. ^ "John Malam (1957-) Biography". Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  2. ^ "About John Malam". Author's official website. Archived from the original on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2010.

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