Mini Copy Book

International Relations

The Spectatress

George Canning urged Britain not to bring Continental Europe’s topsy-turvy politics home by getting too closely involved.

Length: 58 words

Extracts from Literature

An Easy Life

Mr Easy believes he has missed out on fatherhood, and having nothing else to do, turns to political campaigning.

Length: 112 words

Bible Stories Retold

Say ‘Shibboleth!’

Jephthah’s sentries at the crossings of Jordan devise a fool-proof way to tell friend from foe.

Length: 59 words

Bible Stories Retold

Gideon’s Fleece

Gideon is chosen by God to save Israel from the Midianites, but doubts his fitness for the task.

Length: 105 words

Bible Stories Retold

Gideon Recruits an Army

Gideon prepares to drive the Midianites out of Israel, but first he has to make it a fair fight.

Length: 116 words

Bible Stories Retold

Gideon’s Snare

While spying out the enemy’s camp, Gideon hears something which fills him with renewed confidence.

Length: 109 words