You Wouldn't Want to Be a Victorian Miner

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner! A Job You'd Rather Not Do
Author: Malam, John
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Time Period: Industrial Age
Time Frame: 1860
Geographic Area: Europe
Country: Great Britain
Topics: Victorian Era
Genre: Non Fiction
Reading Age: Lower Elementary, Middle Grade
Format: Picture Book
Published: 2014

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As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine. Learn how to get by with a succession of 'Handy hints' such as not forgetting to take a canary down the mine with you. Find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground. You'll soon learn that you really wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner! 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.

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