Mini Copy Book

British Myths and Legends

Cap o’ Rushes

A girl’s choice of words sees her turned out of hearth and home.

Length: 177 words

Poets and Poetry

‘My Shadow’

An enduringly popular poem by the author of ‘Treasure Island’.

Length: 45 words

The Second World War

The Normandy Landings

‘D-Day’ on 6th June, 1944, kicked off the Allied invasion of Europe and raised hopes of an end to the Second World War.

Length: 58 words

The Second World War

The Bishop’s Gambit

The mayor and bishop of Zakynthos went to extraordinary lengths to protect the most vulnerable people of their island.

Length: 60 words

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands

A proudly British group of islands far off in the South Atlantic.

Length: 55 words

Lives of the Saints

The Lessons of History

England’s first and greatest historian explains why history is so important.

Length: 59 words