Mini Copy Book

Extracts from Literature

The Footprints at the Gate

What Dr Mortimer saw beside the body of Sir Charles Baskerville sent him hastily to London, to consult Sherlock Holmes.

Length: 57 words

Extracts from Literature

The Tide of Popularity

First impressions prove to be quite misleading in the case of handsome, disagreeable Mr Darcy.

Length: 59 words

Extracts from Literature

Presumption and Innocence

Charles Dickens chastises those who alter the plots of classic tales to push some social agenda of their own.

Length: 52 words

Extracts from Literature

The Insect on the Leaf

Scrooge begs the Spirit of Christmas to tell him what will happen to Tiny Tim.

Length: 51 words

Extracts from Literature

A King-Sized Conspiracy

Rudolf Rassendyll is on holiday in Ruritania when he stumbles across a plot by the King’s brother to steal the crown.

Length: 58 words

Abolition of Slavery

Somerset’s Case

After James Somerset was loaded onto a British slave-ship bound for Jamaica, Granville Sharp and other committed Christians turned to the courts for justice.

Length: 56 words