You Wouldn't Want to be Ill in Tudor Times! Reader by Kathryn Senior


You Wouldn't Want to be Ill in Tudor Times! Reader by Kathryn Senior

The Hodder Reading Project Level 3-4 identifies blocks to progression and takes pupils from National Curriculum Level 3 to Level 4. It comprises the Teacher's Resource, Pupil's Book and 6 Readers. Reader 3, Level 3, You Wouldn't Want To Be Ill In Tudor Times! by Kathryn Senior. A humorous - and gruesome - introduction to medicine and illness in the Tudor period with information on: training and hospitals, superstitions and witchcraft, battlefield and war surgery, the plague, false limbs, herbs and medicines, and childbirth. Funny, full-colour illustrations throughout complement the historically accurate but engaging and humorous text. 'Cartoon-style illustrations perfectly match the darkly humorous text.' BBC History 'Social history cloaked in hilarity.' The Guardian>

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Written by Kathryn Senior. Illustrated by David Antram.

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32 pages


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Publication date

26th January 2007



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