Mini Copy Book

Parables of Jesus

The Parable of the Ten Virgins

Five young women cared enough about a man’s wedding-day to make the smallest of sacrifices, and received the best of rewards.

Length: 113 words

Lives of the Saints

St George the Triumphant Martyr

One of the Emperor Galerius’s most trusted generals openly defied him.

Length: 57 words

Bible Stories Retold

The Sunday of Palms and Willows

For centuries, northern countries from Russia to England have laid the catkins of the willow tree before Jesus as he enters Jerusalem.

Length: 56 words

Classical History

‘Stand out of my Sunshine!’

Alexander the Great dropped a hint to his sycophantic entourage.

Length: 56 words

Aesop of Samos

The Hare and the Tortoise

One had natural talent but no discipline, the other had discipline but no natural talent.

Length: 60 words

Extracts from Literature

In Good Company

Anne Elliot resents being expected to court the society of anyone simply because of social status.

Length: 102 words