Mini Copy Book


The Kite and the Pigeons

Some panicky Pigeons agree to let the Kite rule their dovecote, so long as he promises not to take advantage of his position.

Length: 60 words

Scandinavian History

Miracles of St Olaf

Snorro Sturluson records some of the miracles attributed to Olaf II, King of Norway, after Englishman Bishop Grimkell declared him a saint.

Length: 117 words

Bible Stories Retold

The Battle of Jericho

The Israelites crossed over into the Land of Promise, only to find their progress barred by the well-fortified city of Jericho.

Length: 117 words

Character and Conduct

Bad Day at Waterloo

Frederick Ponsonby’s involvement in the Battle of Waterloo began early, and it seemed to him that it went on for ever.

Length: 114 words

Scandinavian History

Magnus ‘Barelegs’ Steers a Bold Course

Magnus had just reasserted Norway’s authority over The Isles and Man, when he stumbled into a party of Normans harassing the King of Gwynedd.

Length: 119 words

Scandinavian History

Magnus ‘Barelegs’ Tours the Isles

Barely a generation after Harald Hardrada narrowly missed out on taking the English crown, his grandson Magnus re-asserted Norway’s authority over The Isles and Man.

Length: 113 words