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By Tony Lee -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Grace O’Malley was lord of the O Maille dynasty in the west of Ireland. The story opens with her childhood, brought up ...Read Review
By Vivian French -
Victorian London. Pa Pringle’s family theatre company, newly renamed The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, is heading north to Uncaster by train (a ...Read Review
By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Sir Michael Morpurgo -
1970s London: Jonah has always struggled to fit in at school. He’s too busy to make friends, spending his time caring for ...Read Review
By Gary Northfield -
This is the third in the bestselling Julius Zebra series. Julius is a gladiatorial champion, a liberator of enslaved beasts, and a rebel ...Read Review
By Rosemary Wells -
Oscar Ogilvie lives with his father in Cairo, Illinois, at the end of Lucifer Street. He is an 11-year-old boy who shares a ...Read Review
By Caroline Corby -
One of the series Before They Were Famous from Walker Books, this title by Caroline Corby is surprisingly readable. Often fictionalised biographies can ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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