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


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

Discover what it was like to be a barber surgeon in the sixteenth century and why it was a terrible time for people to be sick. Sharpen your saw before amputating an infected leg, learn how to make false noses and ears for patients injured on the battlefield and don't treat victims of the plague without your special mask! This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail. Featuring brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top' characters and a map.

About the Author

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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32 pages


Kathryn Senior
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Publication date

1st January 2014



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