History Spies: The Great Exhibition Mission by Jo Foster


History Spies: The Great Exhibition Mission by Jo Foster

London, 1851: Queen Victoria is on the throne. It's the year of the Great Exhibition. The Department of Historical accuracy need a bold and adventurous History Spy to get the facts...Your mission: learn how to walk, talk and dress like a Victorian and go and explore the streets of London. Find out about the fearsome factories, Dinosaurs bones and incredible inventions that made the Victorian age so exciting. Join top History Spy Charlie Cartwright in his adventures as he travels through space and time, dodging bombs, dinosaurs and erupting volcanoes.

About the Author

Jo Foster has been fascinated by history since she discovered that life hadn't always been like it was in 1980s Essex. Since studying history at university, she has made a living working in TV, researching programmes including The Worst Jobs in History, Time Team, and Who Do You Think You Are? Jo lives in an old house in East London with her three gorgeous housemates, and still wants to be a History Spy when she grows up.

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144 pages


Jo Foster
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Publication date

7th August 2009



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