Historical novels

Historical novels

Historical eBooks and books for children and teens

9+ years

Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine

Marita Conlon-McKenna, Donald Teskey

Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine

The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book. The phenomenal success of this original and enthralling book is celebrated with this beautiful hardback gift edition. This novel has become ...

£7.99

View book

12+ years

The Things We Did for Love

Natasha Farrant

The Things We Did for Love

France: February, 1944. Arianne knew Luc as a child, of course she did. Everyone in Samaroux knows each other. But he's been away, and five years really makes a difference to a boy. A young man. As they fall ...

£6.99

View book

9+ years

Listen to the Moon

Michael Morpurgo

Listen to the Moon

The stunning new novel of World War One from Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller and multi-million copy bestseller. May, 1915. Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies - injured, thirsty, lost ...

£6.99

View book

8-14 years

War Horse

Michael Morpurgo

War Horse

At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on ...

View book

Boolino blog

World Book Day is Coming!

27 february 2017

World Book Day is Coming!

We’re very excited for this year’s World Book Day. Can you believe it’s celebrating its 20th year? This year there are even more recommended reads, helpful hints and fun things to do and watch ...

View book

2+ years

The Story of Robin Hood

Rob Lloyd Jones, Alan Marks

The Story of Robin Hood

Robin Hood famously 'stole from the rich to give to the poor'. This illustrated picture book brings his legend to life for little children. When Jack's father is arrested by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham, Jack enlists the help ...

£4.99

View book

9-12 years

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

Luxury collector's hardback gift edition. A heart-warming tale of courage, set against the backdrop of the second world war, about an abandoned village, a lifelong friendship and one very adventurous cat. "Something's up. Something big too, very big ...

View book

12+ years

Only Remembered

Michael Morpurgo, Ian Beck

Only Remembered

2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures ...

£14.99

View book

9-11 years

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Judy Blume

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Sally J. Freedman loves making up stories -- stories in which she is always the star of her own lavish film spectaculars. But when her close-knit family is separated because of her brother's illness, even Sally's daydreams are not ...

£6.99

View book

Boolino blog

The Shakespeare Plot: Assassin's Code

3 february 2017

The Shakespeare Plot: Assassin's Code

I’m very excited to announce that my new book, The Shakespeare Plot: Assassin’s Code, is publishing this month. It’s set during the early 17th century, a dangerous time in English history, full ...

View book

9+ years

Your Growing Body and Clever Reproductive System

Paul Mason

Your Growing Body and Clever Reproductive System

Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Growing Body and Clever Reproductive System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the human life cycle - how we are born, grow, age, and about the reproductive system. Every spread ...

View book