Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Raven Boy – historical fiction set in 1666 London

When I first spotted this book and saw the blurb on the back I was immediately intrigued – a story about a young boy living through the Great Plague of 1666 and the fire of London, who also befriends a … Continue reading

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Children of Winter a story about the plague with a time slip.

I am not sure how I heard about this book – I think it was on someone’s book list and I saw it was a story about the plague so I thought why not, we have not read any stories … Continue reading

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My Name Is Victoria

My daughter and I are huge fans of Lucy Worsley’s books. She writes Historical fiction so effortlessly that you, the reader are transported back in time and become entangled with fascinating characters. My daughter classifies Lucy’s book as some of … Continue reading

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Private Peaceful. World War One Literature.

The kids and I have recently finished reading Private Peaceful. What a brilliant book and it was an excellent way to integrate our History (World War One topic) and our English Literature. But I have to warn anyone who has … Continue reading

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Soldier Dog – a World War I story for older kids.

We have been covering World War One in our history and as I always like to do, I have linked our History with our English. The book I chose to start our World War One reading is probably not one … Continue reading

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