Mini Copy Book

Discovery and Invention

The Hetton Railway

The railway earned a special place in history as the first to be designed for steam locomotives only.

Length: 60 words

Discovery and Invention

The Stockton and Darlington Railway

The little County Durham line built by George Stephenson and his son Robert was the place where the world’s railway infrastructure really began.

Length: 105 words

Bible Stories Retold

The Story of Pentecost

Jesus’s apostles receive the gift of God’s Holy Spirit, and the startling effects quickly draw a crowd.

Length: 114 words

Discovery and Invention

The Music of the Spheres

Sir William Herschel not only discovered Uranus and infrared radiation, but composed two dozen symphonies as well.

Length: 58 words

Stories in Short

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Hermia and her lover Lysander elope from Athens, only to become tangled with squabbling fairies in the woods.

Length: 119 words

Discovery and Invention

The Gift of the Gab

There was one form of power that self-taught engineering genius George Stephenson never harnessed.

Length: 59 words