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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Victorian Servant!

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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Victorian Servant! by Fiona MacDonald
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Get ready... as a 12-year-old girl living in Britain in the 1880s, you are about to start work for a wealthy family. You will be busy all day long as a Victorian servant. This title can be used as a background approach to wider issues in Victorian times, such as class divides, daily life and the position of men and women. The humorous illustrations make learning fun, and encourage young readers to engage with the central servant character. Informative captions, a glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction text. It is relevant to Key Stage 2 history and helps to achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.

Author Biography

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in adult education and in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics. David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.
Release date NZ
March 10th, 2016
Contributor
Illustrated by David Antram
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Illustrated edition
Imprint
Book House
Pages
40
Dimensions
212x240x3
ISBN-13
9781910706480
Product ID
24163027

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