Make Do and Mend: A Very Peculiar History by Jacqueline Morley


Make Do and Mend: A Very Peculiar History by Jacqueline Morley

Jacqueline Morley explores the story of clothing in a time of crisis. Telling the story of clothes rationing, the Utility Scheme and 'Make-do and Mend', this pocket-sized book takes a thorough look at Britain and other countries, and how they dealt with a drastically reduced supply of clothing in wartime. Featuring black and white illustrations, witty anecdotes and incredible trivia, readers will be entertained and educated.

About the Author

Jacqueline Morley studied English at Oxford University. She has taught English and History and is the author of numerous books, including award-winning historical non-fiction titles for children.

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192 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

19th February 2015



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