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Books in Flashback Four series

  • Pirates of Poseidon: An Ancient Greek Mystery

    Saviour Pirotta (author)

    Paperback (Bloomsbury Educational, April 5, 2018)
  • The Thieves of Pudding Lane: A story of the Great Fire of London

    Jonathan Eyers

    Paperback (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, July 6, 2012)
    Gripping historical adventure set in the Great Fire of London. A young boy orphaned by the Plague learns to survive as a thief on the streets of London - until fire breaks out... London, 1666. Orphaned by the Great Plague, Sam is soon starving on the streets - and desperate enough to steal some bread. He's quickly recruited as one of sinister Uncle Jack's children, and taught to pick pockets. If he gets caught by the law, the punishment will be death - and if he crosses Uncle Jack, it could be just as bad. Still, it's a living for Sam and his fellow thief Catherine... until the long, hot London summer means a blaze at the Pudding Lane bakery runs out of control... and they learn that Uncle Jack's schemes are far more evil than they knew. Running for their lives from thiefmasters, thieftakers and the Great Fire of London itself, can two reluctant criminals save an innocent life - and their own skins?
  • Flashbacks: Mission to Marathon

    Geoffrey Trease

    Hardcover (A & C Black (Publishers) Ltd, June 30, 1997)
    It is just an ordinary day for Philip the sculptor's son until the news comes that the Persians are about to invade Greece at Marathon, where Uncle Nearchus and his family live. Only Philip can make the journey in time to warn them. This story is set in Ancient Greece.
  • The Ghost of the Trenches and other stories

    Helen Watts, Taffy Thomas

    Paperback (A&C Black Childrens & Educational, Sept. 30, 2014)
    As the Great War raged, and in its aftermath, people created hundreds of legends and stories round it, to speak of the sadness, the heroism, the deaths. Author Helen Watts and storyteller Taffy Thomas bring together this compelling, moving collection of ghost stories and mysteries from both sides of the conflict, from the haunted U-boat to the ghost of the trenches.
  • The Pompeii Disaster

    Dan Gutman

    MP3 CD (HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio, April 3, 2018)
    [Children's Fiction (Ages 8-12)]In the third book of New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman's latest series, which blends fascinating history with madcap adventure, Luke, Julia, David, and Isabel travel back in time to snap a new photo for the billionaire Miss Zandergoth's collection -- a shot of Mount Vesuvius erupting!
  • Bring Out the Banners

    Geoffrey Trease

    Paperback (A&C Black, May 9, 2013)
    This is a typically engrossing and accurate 'historical' story, by the master of the genre, about the Suffragette movement. Lady Belle Isherwood and Fiona Campbell are from very different backgrounds, but they're both fighting for the right to vote.
  • Revolt Against The Romans

    Tony Bradman

    Paperback (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, April 6, 2017)
    Revolt Against the Romans
  • A Candle in the Dark

    Adele Geras, Elsie Lennox

    Hardcover (A & C Black (Publishers) Ltd, Nov. 30, 1995)
  • The Lost King

    Alison Prince

    Paperback (A&C Black, April 24, 2014)
    Edward IV has died, leaving his 12-year-old son as king. But England has been torn apart by the Wars of the Roses and nobody wants a boy-king. Soon the boy's uncle Richard III is on the throne - but Henry Tudor is challenging him for the crown. Henry and Richard have one thing in common: they need the young Edward V and his little brother out of the way. The two boys are sent to the Tower of London for safety and are never seen again. A fascinating look at the brief reign of Richard III, told through the eyes of the princes' nursemaid. What really happened to the princes in the Tower? Was Richard responsible - or has he been wrongly accused for centuries?
  • The Stone Street

    Marilyn Tolhurst

    Paperback (A & C Black, Aug. 1, 1998)
  • Across the Roman Wall

    Theresa Breslin

    Paperback (A&C Black, July 4, 2005)
    'Flashbacks' is an exciting series of stories each of which is set at a different time in history. Each book is full of historical detail geared to Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum.
  • All the Gold in the World

    Robert Leeson

    Hardcover (A & C Black, Jan. 1, 1999)
    Written by an Eleanor Farjeon Award winner, this is the story of John Marsh and Harry Poynton, from very different backgrounds. who become friends by chance. In Tudor times trade and piracy went together, and fortunes were made at swordpoint.