Author, historian and researcher
Born in Plymouth in 1961, Derek Tait lived his early
years in Singapore and Malaysia and has written several books about
his time there, including Sampans, Banyans and Rambutans. Other books include 1950s Childhood, 1960s Childhood, A 1970s Childhood, Remember the 70s, Butlins An Illustrated History, The Great Houdini - His British Tours and The Great Illusionists as well as many books in the Through Time
series for Amberley Publishing together with several books for Pen and Sword about the First World War.
Also the author of various local history titles.