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Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage) books

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A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge A Skinful of Shadows

Frances Hardinge weaves another darkly extraordinary tale in A Skinful of Shadows, her follow-up to the Costa Award-winning novel The Lie Tree. 'Hardinge is an unusual talent who deserves to be read by children and adults alike' - Guardian This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Maybe by Morris Gleitzman Maybe

A powerfully moving addition to Morris Gleitzman's bestselling series about Felix and Zelda which takes place in 1945, following directly on from the story told in Soon. This intensely affecting story will move readers of all ages. It will be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Christmas Stories Reillustrated Edition by Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas Stories Reillustrated Edition

Join the original pioneer girl in this Little House chapter book, adapted for younger readers from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved classics.Illustrated with beautiful new black-and-white artwork, this repackaged edition includes bonus material such as games, activities, and more!For Laura Ingalls,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

A Little House Picture Book Treasury Six Stories of Life on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder A Little House Picture Book Treasury Six Stories of Life on the Prairie

This hardcover, full-color treasury includes six picture book stories adapted from the classic Little House books.The Little House series introduced generations of readers to Laura Ingalls Wilder's life on the frontier. Now with this illustrated storybook collection, the youngest readers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Windy Hill by Cornelia Meigs The Windy Hill


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

To the Copper Country Mihaela's Journey by Barbara Carney-Coston To the Copper Country Mihaela's Journey

A young Croatian girl travels to America hoping to heal her father in 1880s northern Michigan. To the Copper Country: Mihaela's Journey is based on the family history of author Barbara Carney-Coston. Her ancestors made the voyage from Croatia to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2017

National Trust: The Secret Diary of Jane Pinny, a Victorian House Maid by Philip Ardagh National Trust: The Secret Diary of Jane Pinny, a Victorian House Maid

Jane Pinny has moved to the very grand Lytton House to be a Maid Of All Work. But when a priceless jade necklace belonging to the lady of the house disappears, Jane turns accidental detective (with the help of her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls Things a Bright Girl Can Do

Evelyn is seventeen, and though she is rich and clever, she may never be allowed to follow her older brother to university. Enraged that she is expected to marry her childhood sweetheart rather than be educated, she joins the Suffragettes,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Da Vinci's Tiger by L. M. Elliott Da Vinci's Tiger

For fans of rich and complex historical novels like Girl with a Pearl Earring or Code Name Verity, New York Times bestselling author Laura Malone Elliott delivers the stunning tale of real-life Renaissance woman Ginevra de' Benci, captured forever in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Elsie Mae Has Something to Say by Nancy Cavanaugh Elsie Mae Has Something to Say


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

This First Christmas Night by Laura Godwin This First Christmas Night


Format: Board book - Released: 05/09/2017

Conkers and Grenades by Hilary Lee-Corbin Conkers and Grenades

Set in Bristol in 1916, in a world plunged into war, Mar and Appy discover a spy ring and a plot to assassinate the king and queen. They become entangled in a web of secret agents, codes and danger. People...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

King's Company by Jessamy Taylor King's Company

William D'Amory dreams of battle and glory: but since his father died defending King Stephen, there is no money to train him for knighthood. Instead he must tend the pigs while England's bitter civil war rages on. Then comes a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Coming Soon

Does She Dare? by Bernard Ashley Does She Dare?


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Horse Listener by Linda Crammond The Horse Listener


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Gingerbread Girl by Linda Martin The Gingerbread Girl

The Gingerbread Girl is a pastiche of 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens, which was published in monthly instalments in 1837. The twist is that the heroine, thirteen year old Amy Watkins, better known to her friends as Ginge, is no...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Next Step Book Two of the Last Stop Series by Michael H. Burnam The Next Step Book Two of the Last Stop Series

What price would you pay for immortality?
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Shakespeare Plot: The Powder Treason by Alex Woolf The Shakespeare Plot: The Powder Treason


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

A Roman Adventure Story Facts Activities by Frances Durkin, Vicky Barker A Roman Adventure Story Facts Activities
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When the Histronauts travel back in time to the Roman Empire they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Explore the Roman baths, try on the armour of a legionary, make a sacrifice at the temple of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

An Egyptian Adventure Story Facts Activities by Frances Durkin, Vicky Barker An Egyptian Adventure Story Facts Activities
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When the Histronauts travel back in time to ancient Egypt they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Explore dazzling tombs, decipher hieroglyphics, unwrap the art of mummification and learn how the gods ruled over the dead...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. Romero The Dollmaker of Krakow

A timeless fantasy set in the Second World War that weaves together magic, folklore and history, perfect for fans of The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Goodnight Mister Tom. One night a little doll named Karolina...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Secret of the Oracle: An Ancient Greek Mystery by Saviour Pirotta Secret of the Oracle: An Ancient Greek Mystery

The second book in the Ancient Greek Mysteries series, this is a thrilling follow up to Mark of the Cyclops is a mix of Sherlock Holmes and Ancient Greece from bestselling author Saviour Pirotta, with stunning illustrations from up-and-coming illustrator...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Hounds of Horror by Shoo Rayner Hounds of Horror

An outstanding range of first chapter books that helps children build their reading stamina and progress towards longer books
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Bronze Age Adventures: Metal Man by Shoo Rayner Bronze Age Adventures: Metal Man

An outstanding range of first chapter books that helps children build their reading stamina and progress towards longer books
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Mummies, Monsters, and the Ship of Millions by Leena Pekkalainen Mummies, Monsters, and the Ship of Millions

Another hilarious adventure for children with Mr. Mummific, the mummy with attitude. Having described his death and long mummification process in his last book, How I Became a Mummy, he now tells the story of his mishaps, misunderstandings, and misadventures...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Hetty Feather's Christmas by Jacqueline Wilson Hetty Feather's Christmas

Cosy up for Christmas with this brand-new festive story, starring everyone's favourite Victorian foundling, Hetty Feather! Poor Hetty is distraught - but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Punch by Barbara Henderson, Corinna Bahr Punch
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Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Greek Tales: The Tortoise and the Dare by Terry Deary Greek Tales: The Tortoise and the Dare

750 BC. The boys at school are excited. Their teacher suggests the school holds its own Olympic games. Elena watches as her twin brother, Cypselis, prepares and discovers a bet with Big Bacchiad. If Cypselis wins he gets a new...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Pawns Ireland's War of Independence by Brian Gallagher Pawns Ireland's War of Independence

During the War of Independence, friends Johnny, Stella and Alice grapple with conflicting loyalties - then matters come dramatically to a head on the night the Black and Tans set Balbriggan ablaze during a murderous night of vengeance.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal The Stone Cold Age by Jeffrey Brown Lucy & Andy Neanderthal The Stone Cold Age


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Henry VIII Guilty or Innocent? by Stewart Ross Henry VIII Guilty or Innocent?


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

William the Conqueror Guilty or Innocent? by Stewart Ross William the Conqueror Guilty or Innocent?


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Boudicca Guilty or Innocent? by Stewart Ross Boudicca Guilty or Innocent?


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Guy Fawkes Guilty or Innocent? by Stewart Ross Guy Fawkes Guilty or Innocent?


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Fleeing from Saint Petersburg by Fleeing from Saint Petersburg


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Alexander Graham Bell Answers The Call by Mary Ann Fraser Alexander Graham Bell Answers The Call


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Roman Tales: The Grim Ghost by Terry Deary Roman Tales: The Grim Ghost

AD 113. As Pliny's household prepares for a feast, Pliny tells his young serving boy the tale of a terrifying ghost that haunted a garden. But there's no truth in ghost stories ... or is there?
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Roman Tales: The Goose Guards by Terry Deary Roman Tales: The Goose Guards

387 BC. Brutus, a trainee priest at the Temple of Juno, hates the temple's holy geese. Little does he realize how useful they will be when the vicious Gaul army invades the city.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Roman Tales: The Fatal Fire by Terry Deary Roman Tales: The Fatal Fire

AD 64. Rome is a frightening place. But little does Christian slave girl Mary realise the dangers that await her when she accompanies her master to the city. It is the day of the chariot races and Mary finds herself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Roman Tales: The Captive Celt by Terry Deary Roman Tales: The Captive Celt

AD 51. Rome is full of the news that the infamous British chief Caratacus has been captured. Little does Bran, a feisty young Celtic slave, realize that this event is going to change his life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Rasputin Dagger by Theresa Breslin The Rasputin Dagger

And a stormy relationship develops . . .But soon Nina is drawn in to the glamorous, lavish lives of the Russian royal family - where she begins to fall under the spell of their mysterious monk, Grigory Rasputin. The ruby-studded...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Laura & Nellie Reillustrated Edition by Laura Ingalls Wilder Laura & Nellie Reillustrated Edition

Laura Ingalls and Nellie Oleson are classmates, but they don't get along. Join the original pioneer girl in this Little House chapter book, adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved classics. Illustrated with beautiful new black-and-white artwork, this repackaged edition includes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

~ Plague: Outbreak in London, 1665 - 1666 by Tony Bradman ~ Plague: Outbreak in London, 1665 - 1666

A gripping story about a young boy's fight to stay alive during one of history's deadliest epidemics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

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