Posts Tagged: historical fiction

On questioning and contemplating

I’m in a bit of a Second World War binge at the moment. Just before I read Goodnight Mister Tom I sped through another favourite from when I was younger: Jackie French’s Hitler’s Daughter. A short book, only 135 pages long, it tells the story

On questioning and contemplating

I’m in a bit of a Second World War binge at the moment. Just before I read Goodnight Mister Tom I sped through another favourite from when I was younger: Jackie French’s Hitler’s Daughter. A short book, only 135 pages long, it tells the story

On fictional values

Reading historical novels is always interesting – diving into a different time period , and finding out all the details of people’s lives, and how they lived, and what they ate, and what they thought (even if they are made

On fictional values

Reading historical novels is always interesting – diving into a different time period , and finding out all the details of people’s lives, and how they lived, and what they ate, and what they thought (even if they are made

On histories flicked with magic

The book of 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up has pictures. Some of them are illustrations from the picture books it praises in the first 100 pages, some of them are of the books that have been translated

On histories flicked with magic

The book of 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up has pictures. Some of them are illustrations from the picture books it praises in the first 100 pages, some of them are of the books that have been translated