As promised in last week’s post on World War II Historical Fiction, I’ve put a list together of literature set during the Victorian times that my daughter has pulled off our bookshelves. She is studying the Victorians at school this term, so riffling through the house for relevant historical fiction seemed only natural to her. Some I have already read aloud to the children, others she plans to read independently, some are like old friends to her.
Enjoy learning about our past!
Recommended Previous Posts:
WWII Historical Fiction 6+
My Boy’s Book Recommendations 5-8years
Classics for Young Independent Readers 6+
Over 40 Children’s Books 6+
Over 20 Modern Classics (7-11 year olds)
20 Family Read Alouds
Just before Easter we got to hear Michael Morpurgo live in conversation with Nicolette Jones at the Sheldonian as part of the Oxford Literary Festival. Morpurgo is one of my son’s favourite authors and was speaking on his birthday, so it was an ideal birthday outing. The conversation covered topics from the personal to the political and engaged all ages.
However there were three things that he emphasised as being key for today’s children: Continue reading