Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

WW1 fiction for kids

We like finding historical fiction books and since we have been reading quite a bit about the First World War I thought I would share two WW1 fictional stories that the kids have recently read and enjoyed. The first is … Continue reading

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Boudica – Queen of Darkness Book Review

Earlier this year we watched a documentary – 2,000 year History of London and they mentioned Boudica and how her revolt burnt London to the ground. Now we have never really learnt about Boudica but both of my kids were … Continue reading

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Way of the Waves – A Viking Mystery for Kids

Last year my kids were introduced to Alva – a feisty Viking girl who was brave but kind, not one to conform to the traditional views of girls and she even had a pet wolf. (Yes a pet wolf and … Continue reading

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Lady Mary

I recently bought Lady Mary for my daughter and we have both been so impressed with the story that I thought I should write a bit about it. Let me start by saying that when I first thought about getting … Continue reading

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