I Was There...: 1066

Harold is King of England. But for how long? The ambitious Duke William of Normandy in France has invaded England, hoping to seize the throne. A great battle is coming – one that will change the future of England forever. (Even the Queen right now is descended from the winner!) At the heart of this turmoil is Edwin: a plucky page boy in King Harold’s court. Can Edwin sneak into the Norman army to spy on William’s plans? Go back in time to the mighty battle that changed everything. Be the kid who can say ‘I was there’.

  • Younger historical fiction with comical pictures
  • From the home of the bestselling My Story
  • Perfect for newly independent readers
  • Appealing mix of fiction and true facts

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  • Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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