I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger
readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine
that they were really there.
I Was There... Boudica's Army is a fast-paced and fascinating
account of a young girl in the Iceni tribe in AD 60. As Queen
Boudica leads her people to march on Roman-occupied Colchester,
young Kassy's beloved pony, Honey, is stolen away and taken to
war. Will Kassy be able to find her and bring her home safely?
Amazing black-and-white illustrations throughout bring
the story to life!
Brilliantly reimagined, readers aged 7+ will love this vivid first-hand
account of a child's experience of life in ancient Britain.
This is Book 10 in the I Was There Series. See all I Was There books here.
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Hilary McKay won The Guardian Children's Fiction Award for her first novel, The Exiles and its sequel, The Exiles At Home, was the winner of the prestigious Smarties Book Prize. Her success has continued with Saffy's Angel, which won the Children's Whitbread Prize and was selected for the inaugural Booked Up list. Most recently, the acclaimed Binny for ShortMore about Hilary McKay