The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Two – Vocabulary

The word “offal” is an interesting one for many reasons. It is featured on many different occasions in The Prince and the Pauper in all different Pontes Books versions. Although this word appears many times in the story, the word meaning does not actually play a large part in the plot. Rather, it is a fun easter egg that Mark Twain includes in the story only for those who understand its meaning. Check out the video or read the blog to find out more!

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter One – Historical Tidbit

Since The Prince and the Pauper is a historical fiction text, there are plenty of historical references added in by Mark Twain. Some of these references are common knowledge and some are obscure. Here at Pontes Books we are going to pick one historical reference to explore further for each chapter. For Chapter 1 we are exploring…

The importance of Edward VI’s birth!

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter One – Current Event

Royal babies have created much hype in the past and still continue to do so to this day. Read all about some modern-day examples of royal babies getting their time in the spotlight.

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter One – Vocabulary

Now the the Pontes Books versions of The Prince and the Pauper have officially been released , we will begin posting blogs/videos twice a week to support people reading this text. We begin with the Chapter 1 vocabulary word which is…PAUPER!