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History storytime for children with 6 year old Sophie and her Daddy. Exciting stories of knights in shining armour and their battles. Stirring stories of love and betrayal. Strong women and how they changed history. Real life narrative history as it should be told. Valued by teachers, enjoyed by parents, loved by kids.

History storytime for children with 6 year old Sophie and her Daddy. Exciting stories of knights in shining armour and their battles. Stirring stories of love and betrayal. Strong women and how they changed history. Real life narrative history as it should be told. Valued by teachers, enjoyed by parents, loved by kids.
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United Kingdom

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History storytime for children with 6 year old Sophie and her Daddy. Exciting stories of knights in shining armour and their battles. Stirring stories of love and betrayal. Strong women and how they changed history. Real life narrative history as it should be told. Valued by teachers, enjoyed by parents, loved by kids.

Language:

English

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07984680005


Episodes

Columbus and the Discovery of the New World

1/19/2019
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Sophie learns that Christopher Columbus didn't discover America, wasn't a great sailor, wasn't nice to people and spent most of his time lost! But by not turning back he opened up the New World.

Duration:00:10:01

The Christmas Truce of 1914

12/16/2018
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Sophie asks for a Christmas Story. We go back over a hundred years to the First World War. Britain and Germany are fighting a brutal war in the Trenches of France, when British soldiers hear the sound of Silent Night coming across No Man's Land. With songs from the period, the modern miracle of the Christmas Truce of 1914 is brought to life.

Duration:00:08:00

Roman Empire: Emperors, People and Mice

12/8/2018
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Sophie asks to go back to the height of the Roman Empire and we learn about Emperors, Legions, Mice, Roads and Gladiators. With a song by Sophie that everyone can sing along with, and lots of stories about silly Roman Emperors, there's something for all the family.

Duration:00:08:25

The Space Race and the Moon Landing

12/1/2018
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Sophie learns about the Moon landings and the Space race. Against the backdrop of the bitter era of the Cold War, we hear JFK set out his moon vision for NASA. We learn about Astronauts, Cosmonauts and Chimponauts! We see how America triumphs with actual sound of the moon landings.

Duration:00:09:18

Florence Nightingale: The Lady of the Lamp

11/24/2018
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Sophie goes back to Victorian times to learn about the exploits of Florence Nightingale. We experience the thrill of the Charge of the Light Brigade, the horrors of the hospital at Scutari and meet Mary Seacole. We learn about how Florence Nightingale invented nursing with the help of her maths homework, her kindness and a very famous lamp. We even get to hear a unique recording of Florence Nightingale's actual voice.

Duration:00:09:25

"Queen" Matilda, Knights and Eels

11/17/2018
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Sophie asks for a story about a Queen. So we go back 800 years and learn how "Queen" Matilda had her throne stolen by King Stephen, and that eating eels is very dangerous!

Duration:00:09:56

Jack Cornwell VC and the Battle of Jutland

11/11/2018
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Sophie asks for a story about a child. So, on the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War, we learn about brave Boy Cornwell, who fought in that war and was the youngest winner of the Victoria Cross.

Duration:00:08:55

The French Revolution and the Guillotine

11/5/2018
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Sophie asks about the French Revolution. We learn about Marie Antoinette, Sophie tells us about the Guillotine and we all learn not to lose our head!

Duration:00:25:49

The Spanish Armada

11/5/2018
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Sophie asks about the Spanish Armada of 1588. We learn about Sir Francis Drake, pirates, galleons, bowls, fireships and storms. And we discuss whether England won because of their navy, the Protestant Wind or just because they had a Queen!

Duration:00:09:20

The Black Death

11/5/2018
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Sophie asks about the song a "Ring a Ring a Roses". And we learn about the rats and the Black Death - together with lots of songs.

Duration:00:08:40

Boudicca and the Roman Conquest of Britain

11/4/2018
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Sophie asks for a Roman or a Queen story. So we do both with the story of Boudicca from 2000 years ago. We learn that making a Briton woman mad is a very bad idea...

Duration:00:09:15