Britannia: Great Stories from British History
King Canute, Lady Godiva, Guy Fawkes, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Grace Darling and other famous names live again in these 101 tragic, comic, stirring tales of adventure, folly and wickedness. Spanning nearly three thousand years, and including stories as up-to-date as Live Aid, the Braer Oil Tanker disaster and the Hadron Collider, each story includes a note on what really happened.
In the media
A Beautifully written and impressively comprehensive collection...featuring giants and ghosts alongside monarchs, scientists and explorers ...a fantastic starting point for young historians.
TEACH PRIMARY TEACH PRIMARY
[Geraldine McCaughrean's] one of the best storytellers around - if not the best. 5/5 stars
This is an inspiring collection ... a very impressive book
THE GOOD BOOK GUIDE
This beautifully illustrated book is a must for any bookshelf. It's packed with fascinating tales from British history, brought to life by award-winning Geraldine McCaughrean. Ghost stories, love stories, stories of war and rebellion, there is a tale for everyone here. A treasure chest to dip into again and again.