Mini Copy Book

Bible Stories Retold

The Adoration of the Magi

Persian star-gazers hasten to Israel for the birth of a royal heir, but find that King Herod has had his fill of them.

Length: 116 words

Stuart Era

The Love of the Lindseys

Young Montague Bertie, Lord Willougby, tended his dying father behind enemy lines.

Length: 57 words

Lives of the Saints

The Martyrdom of St Stephen

Stephen was the first person to lose his life because he was a follower of Jesus Christ.

Length: 59 words

Greek and Roman Myths

Heracles and the Hydra

The Greek hero thinks he has paid off more of his debt to the gods, but an unpleasant surprise awaits him.

Length: 52 words

Discovery and Invention

Sir Humphry Davy

A Cornish professor of chemistry with a poetic turn who helped make science a popular fashion.

Length: 56 words

Discovery and Invention

The Geordie Lamp

The engineer put his own life on the line for the safety of his fellow-workers in the coal industry.

Length: 52 words