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You wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner! ([New edition])

By: Malam, John Antram, David(Illustrated by)

Part of the You wouldn't want to be series
1909645303 / 9781909645301
Stock expected by 05/08/2021
United Kingdom
24 cm 32 pages : illustrations (colour), map (colour)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 210633, Points 1.00, Book Level 4.90,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Previous edition: London: Hodder Wayland, 2002.

As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine.

Learn how to get by with a succession of 'Handy hints' such as not forgetting to take a canary down the mine with you.

Find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground.

You'll soon learn that you really wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner!

This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail.

Featuring brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top' characters and a map.


1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, 3JH c 1800 to c 1900, YNH History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

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RRP £7.99
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