Our Island Story

Version: Unabridged
Author: H.E. Marshall
Narrator: Anna Bentinck , Daniel Philpott
Genres: Educational
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Published In: August 2008
# of Units: 13 CDs
Length: 15 hours, 22 minutes
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Overview

H.E. Marshalls classic childrens chronicle of Britain Our Island Story includes all the best-loved (and most infamous!) stories from history: King Alfred and the cakes; King John and the Magna Carta; Lord Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar; Queen Elizabeth and the Spanish Armada; and many others. This box set contains the complete and unabridged text, released previously in separate volumes. It is read with aplomb by Anna Bentinck and Daniel Philpott.

Author Details

Author Details

Marshall, H.E.

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 high