The Danger Zone: Avoid Being a Victorian Servant!
Written by Fiona Macdonald
Part of the The Danger Zone Series
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It's 1870s England and imagine yourself as a poor 12 year old girl with few prospects. Can you make it as a servant in a Victorian household? The humorous, cartoon-style illustrations make learning fun, and encourage young readers to engage with the central character. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction text.
The Danger Zone: Avoid Being a Victorian Servant! by Fiona Macdonald
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 in late nineteenth-century society.
It is relevant to Key Stage 2 History and helps to achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.
About the Author
More books by Fiona Macdonald
1st May 2005
Book House is an imprint of Book House
By remaining small and independent, Book House through its parent, The Salariya Book Company has managed to maintain its integrity and continues to produce a highly original and challenging list of titles. With a shortlisting for Independent Children's Publisher of the Year 2009, a potential Hollywood feature film adaptation of the Danger Zone series and an animation series of Amos Daragon in the works for this independent, the best is still yet to come!
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