Norman the Norman from Normandy
by Philip Ardagh
illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones
Reading Age: 8 Interest Age: 8-12
You’ve heard of the Norman Conquest, right? But have you heard of Norman the Norman from Normandy, who almost, but not quite, helped William the Conqueror conquer England?
Join Norman and his not-so-wild boar Truffle as they set off on a very grand adventure. Along the way you can see them accidentally avenge Norman’s father’s death with a very large broad sword, help out a very tiny duchess and rewrite the famous Bayeux Tapestry. But not before they have a boiled egg for breakfast …
Information for Adults: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 8.
AR Level – Pending
Read the first chapter of Norman the Norman from Normandy below: