Our Island Story: A History of Britain for Boys and Girls, from the Romans to Queen Victoria

Our Island Story: A History of Britain for Boys and Girls, from the Romans to Queen Victoria

by H. E. Marshall

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Overview

Our Island Story: A History of Britain for Boys and Girls, from the Romans to Queen Victoria by H. E. Marshall

Much loved by generations of children, Our Island Story is a classic children's history of Britain from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria. First published in 1905, H. E. Marshall's beautifully written narrative fell out of print after decades of popularity. But one hundred years after it was first published, "Our Island Story", one of the most popular and inspirational books of its time, has become a modern day bestseller. Galore Park Publishing, in association with Civitas, reissued this classic children's history book over fifty years after it was last in print. The response from the public and the media was terrific and a staggering 20,000 copies were sold within the first week of publication. Such an incredible response to this book is unsurprising to H. E. Marshall fans the world over.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781495294617
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/23/2014
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 590,843
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

A widely read author of history books for children a century ago, Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall is now enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Her most famous work, Our Island Story, A History of England for Boys and Girls, was first published in 1905, followed quickly by Scotland's Story in 1906 and Our Empire Story in 1908. She also authored A History of France, A History of Germany, This Country of Ours, and English Literature for Boys and Girls. In addition, she penned The Story of Napoleon and The Story of Cromwell for the "Children's Heroes" series and contributed several volumes to the highly acclaimed "Told to the Children" series.

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