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Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage) books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Roman Quests: Return to Rome Book 4 by Caroline Lawrence Roman Quests: Return to Rome Book 4

The fourth and final book in the new historical adventure series from million copy selling Caroline Lawrence, set in Roman Britain during the reign of the evil Emperor Domitian.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Witchborn by Nicholas Bowling Witchborn

1577. Queen Elizabeth I has imprisoned scheming Mary Queen of Scots, and Alyce's mother is burned at the stake for witchcraft. Alyce flees to London - but as she discovers her own dark magic, powerful forces are on her trail....
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Lucky Button by Michael Morpurgo Lucky Button

A moving historical story inspired by the Foundling Museum, written by acclaimed children's author Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman.From award-winning master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, author of the acclaimed War Horse, comes a moving historical story inspired by the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Greek Tales: The Boy Who Cried Horse by Terry Deary Greek Tales: The Boy Who Cried Horse

Young Acheron is a liar. Everybody knows it. But when a stranger comes to the city to announce that the Greeks have departed, leaving a special gift of a wooden horse, Acheron is suspicious. He races to tell Prince Paris...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

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

Greek Tales: The Lion's Slave by Terry Deary Greek Tales: The Lion's Slave

213 BC. The great inventor Archimedes has just one problem. His clumsy servant, Lydia. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, and the Greeks turn to Archimedes for help, it is she who comes up with the answers. Of course Archimedes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Greek Tales: The Town Mouse and the Spartan House by Terry Deary Greek Tales: The Town Mouse and the Spartan House

430 BC. Darius, orphaned by the plague in Athens, joins his Uncle Alcmaeon, a Spartan army general. The ruthless Spartans think him worthless until his uncle falls sick and only Darius can find a cure. Now a hero, his uncle...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

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: 28/10/2017

Star by Star by Sheena Wilkinson Star by Star

An invigorating tale of suffragettes and heroes, courage and survival, as war ends, flu sweeps the land - and women get to vote!
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Punch by Barbara Henderson Punch


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Coming Soon

School Days Reillustrated Edition by Laura Ingalls Wilder School Days Reillustrated Edition

Laura Ingalls is going to school! 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 bonus material such as games, activities, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

Life Below Zero by Linda Gamlin Life Below Zero


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Blood Feud by Jacqueline Morley Blood Feud


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Architect's Apprentice by Theodore Rowland-Entwistle The Architect's Apprentice


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Soldier of Rome by Joe Loh Soldier of Rome


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Spy Master: Silent Enemy and The Walk of Death Books 5 and 6 by Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler Spy Master: Silent Enemy and The Walk of Death Books 5 and 6
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Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Ghosts of Shanghai: Return to the City of Ghosts Book 3 by Julian Sedgwick Ghosts of Shanghai: Return to the City of Ghosts Book 3

Ruby's adventure reaches a thrilling conclusion in this powerful story for fans of Philip Pullman, Susan Hill and Robin Stevens.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Rose Raventhorpe Investigates: Hounds and Hauntings Book 3 by Janine Beacham Rose Raventhorpe Investigates: Hounds and Hauntings Book 3

The city of Yorke is under attack and it's up to Rose Raventhorpe and Yorke's secret society of butlers to find the culprit! The third mystery in the Rose Raventhorpe Investigates series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World's Worst Dinosaur Hunter by Tim Collins The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World's Worst Dinosaur Hunter


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2018

The Time-Travelling Cat and the Viking Terror by Julia Jarman The Time-Travelling Cat and the Viking Terror

Topher is planning a trip to London to visit his friend Ellie - but there have been bomb threats, which makes him worry. And sure enough, in the middle of a big bomb alert, Topher is called away - to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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: 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

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

Attack of the Vikings by Tony Bradman Attack of the Vikings

Finn wants to be a Viking warrior, and seek adventure and glory in far-off lands, not become chieftan of a farming village like his father. But then, when his father has been summoned away to another island, Finn is left...
Format: Paperback - 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

Viking Tales: The Battle for the Viking Gold by Terry Deary Viking Tales: The Battle for the Viking Gold

Whitby, Northern England, 867. Edwin and Luke are young boys training to be monks. It's a quiet life until one day the Vikings invade.The boys are terrified of the fearsome Danes, whose gods are even more terrifying warriors than they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

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 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

Ben Franklin's In My Bathroom! by Candace Fleming Ben Franklin's In My Bathroom!


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge A Skinful of Shadows

Frances Hardinge weaves a dark, otherworldly tale in A Skinful of Shadows, her first book since the Costa Award-winning The Lie Tree. 'Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right now.' - Patrick Ness 'Hardinge is a talent who deserves to...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 21/09/2017

The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington The Red Ribbon

As fourteen-year-old Ella begins her first day at work she steps into a world of silks, seams, scissors, pins, hems and trimmings. She is a dressmaker, but this is no ordinary sewing workshop. Hers are no ordinary clients. Ella has...
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

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge A Skinful of Shadows

Frances Hardinge weaves a dark, otherworldly tale in A Skinful of Shadows, her first book since the Costa Award-winning The Lie Tree. 'Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right now.' - Patrick Ness 'Hardinge is a talent who deserves to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington The Red Ribbon

But this was Birchwood.For fans of The Diary of Anne Frank and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.As fourteen-year-old Ella begins her first day at work she steps into a world of silks, seams, scissors, pins, hems and trimmings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

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