Southborough Church of England Primary School

Southborough Church of England Primary School

Term 2: Historical Fiction

Discovery Storytime Term 2: Historical Fiction 



For TA Storytime this term, classes will be reading Historical Fiction books. These range from the age of the dinosaurs all the way to the World Wars. 


Lower down in the school, children will have books read to them about Androcles, T-Rex and what life may have been like for a pirate! They’ll also read books on Ancient Greece discover what it was like before the railways became almost fully automated!


Towards the Higher years, children will go back in time to the Middle Ages, Ancient Rome, a Celtic land of cats and embark on a Viking adventure!



See below for a list of this term’s TA reading texts: 


T. Rex by Vivian French

Androcles and the Lion by Russel Punter

Captain Teachum's Buried Treasure by Korky Paul and Peter Carter

Olympia: Run like the Wind by Shoo Raynert

Railway Jack by K.T Johnston

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo

The Gold in the Grave by Terry Deary

Tail-End Charlie by Brita Granström and Mick Manning

Viking Tales by Terry Deary

The Great Sea Dragon Discovery by Pippa Goodhart

Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit

The Savage Damsel and the Dwarf by Gerald Morris

Boudicat by Robin Price

Treason by Berlie Doherty

Mission to Marathon by Geoffrey Trease

Sorcery and Gold by Rosalind Kerven

The Diary of a Young Soldier in WWI by Dennis Hamley

The Diary of a Young Nurse in WWII by M Butterfield

King of Shadows by Susan Cooper