'If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten'  

Rudyard Kipling

 

Debi tailors Rolo's adventures to the Key Stage 2 History curriculum, making The Secret Adventures of Rolo the ideal set of books for introducing your children to history. Discover the  major historical events Rolo encounters on his travels!

 

Which parts of history does Rolo see?

Book 1

Athelstan and the Time Tunnel

The English Civil War
The Great Fire of Malborough
The Invention of 'Cat's Eyes'
Crop Rotation
Thomas Wolsey
Pompeii
The Blitz

 

Book 2

The Chilvester Passage

The Mary Rose
The Moon Rakers
Ancient Egypt
The Black Death
Space Exploration
Invention of the X-ray
The Bronze Age

Book 3

The Dragon's Pram

The Iron Age
Constructing the Kennet and Avon Canal
The Magna Carta
Henry VIII
The Gunpowder Plot

 

Book 4

Jewel Dog and the Dragons

Bronze Age Settlement
The Christmas Truce (1914)
King Alfred and the Vikings
The Founding of the UAE
The Trojan Horse
Aesop's Fables

 

Book 5

Phoenix and the Dragonling

Hadrian's Wall
The Titanic
Florence Nightingale
The First Emperor of China