Avoid Working in a Victorian Mill by John Malam
  

Avoid Working in a Victorian Mill

Written by John Malam
Illustrated by David Antram
Part of the The Danger Zone Series

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Synopsis

Avoid Working in a Victorian Mill by John Malam

The year is 1842, and you have been taken from your mother in London to work in a cotton mill in smoky Manchester. The work is hard and dangerous: you are likely to go deaf and suffer from lung disease, and you could easily lose limbs. Is there no hope for you? Will things ever get better? Will you see your mother again? The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like for workers in a Victorian Mill. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.

About the Author

Katrin Wiehle is a children's book illustrator and has spent most of her life living in Germany. Her book, Mein kleiner Wald, was given the award of most beautiful book by Stiftung Buchkunst in 2013. Katrin has since moved to Atlanta, USA, where she lives with her husband and two cats. Notable clients Katrin has worked with include Google and QED Publishing.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 7-11

Author

John Malam
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Publisher

Book House an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

10th November 2007

ISBN

9781905638499


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