Mini Copy Book

Lives of the Saints

Cuthbert, the Eagle and the Fish

St Cuthbert reminds a young monk that the labourer is worthy of her hire.

Length: 56 words

Discovery and Invention

Faraday al Fresco

Michael Faraday’s tour of Europe included a ‘picturesque’ multicultural event on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius.

Length: 57 words

Abolition of Slavery

Press Pass

Young inventor James Watt’s life in London was overshadowed by the perpetual fear of being snatched.

Length: 56 words

History of Modern Israel

Britain’s Jews

After a thousand years of uneasy cohabitation, Edward I decided that there was no place for Jews in his Kingdom.

Length: 164 words

George Stephenson

The Grand Mechanic

The more that pioneering engineer George Stephenson understood of the world around him, the more his sense of wonder grew.

Length: 59 words

Music and Musicians

Youth and Age

Sir Hubert Parry was delighted to see teachers and pupils pushing each other to do better.

Length: 57 words