Mini Copy Book

Discovery and Invention

The Tanfield Railway

Opened in 1725, the Tanfield Railway is one of the oldest railways still operating anywhere in the world.

Length: 51 words

Stories in Short

The Tragedy of Hamlet

The Prince of Denmark is bound to avenge his father’s murder.

Length: 107 words

Stories in Short

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Is an old family legend being used as a cover for a very modern murder?

Length: 105 words

Liberty and Prosperity

A Nation’s Wealth

It is not politicians and their policies that create wealth, but the hard work and ingenuity of ordinary people.

Length: 57 words

British Myths and Legends

The Legend of Beowulf

The oldest surviving heroic legend in English begins with a wild creature of the fens that hunts men for prey.

Length: 158 words

British Myths and Legends

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

A knight issues a bizarre challenge to King Arthur and his court.

Length: 167 words