The Magna Carta Chronicles: A Young Person’s Guide to 800 Years in the Fight for Freedom


Christopher Llloyd, Patrick Skipworth, Andy Forshaw


The Magna Carta Chronicle is a 6-foot-long, fold-out timeline uniquely broken out by date and world locations, with over 150 pictures and captions.

From the original sealing of the Magna Carta by King John in 1215, to Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize, the most important moments in the fight for citizens’ rights under their governments are highlighted. An easy-to-read chronicle, written in the form of nearly 40 newspaper articles, highlights historical actions such as the banning of slavery in Britain, women’s voting rights, and the end of Apartheid in South Africa. Other features include a fifty-question quiz and a copy of the Salisbury Cathedral Magna Carta document, emphasizing clauses around justice, freedom of cities, and no taxation without representation. Perfect for history buffs of any age!