Victorians by John Townsend


Victorians by John Townsend

Time to take a sideways look at the bizzare and outrageous from throughout history - and it's all TRUE! Which new material got the Victorians building mad? Who was the bad guy that committed terrible crimes in London? Which dangerous job was banned for boys under 10? Find out the answers to these questions inside, along with lots of facts, quizzes, and other bonkers stuff as you take a bumpy journey into the darkest crannies of Victorian history with Mad, Bad and Just Plain Dangerous!


A great way to spark a love of history. Family Tree Lively and fun to read. School Librarian

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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96 pages


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Publication date

12th September 2013



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