The Fact or Fiction Behind the Victorians by Peter Hepplewhite


The Fact or Fiction Behind the Victorians by Peter Hepplewhite

True or false? Queen Victoria was not amused! Victorian girls glowed in the dark! Boys in Victorian times wore frilly dresses The Victorians were obsessed with ghosts Find out in this book, which explores the Victorian era, its children, rules, schools, workhouses, jobs, famous people and inventions. It examines the facts and myths about Victorian times and reveals loads of fascinating information about the Victorian era that will surprise and amaze you! The Truth or Busted series explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable!

About the Author

Peter Hepplewhite

Peter Hepplewhite is an ex history teacher who is an education officer at Tyne and Wear Archive Services. He co-wrote Horrible Histories: Awesome Egyptians with Terry Deary and has written non-fiction titles for Wayland, Hodder and Hamlyn. He wrote two of the books in the series A World in Flames, about World War II for Macmillan.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

14th April 2016



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