The Danger Zone: Avoid Being a Victorian Servant! by Fiona Macdonald

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

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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32 pages


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Book House

Publication date

1st May 2005




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