Best Battle of Hastings Books for Kids

Here are some great children’s books on the subject of the Norman invasion in 1066 and the Battle of Hastings.


Battle of Hastings


  • 1066 (I Was There) by Jim Eldridge. – The story of an Anglo-Saxon page called Edwin and his adventures before and during the Battle of Hastings.
  • Hastings (EDGE Battles Book 1) by Gary Smailes. – A Fighting Fantasy style game-book in which the reader takes on the role of William the Conqueror.

What next? Learn more about the Normans by visiting our resources page, or discover some facts about William the Conqueror, The Battle of Hastings, Edward the Confessor and King Harold.

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