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The worst children's jobs in history

Author: Tony Robinson; Mike Phillips
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour and tells the stories of the children throughout Britain's history whose work fed the nation, kept trains running and put clothes on everyone's backs. With profiles and testimonies of real kids in rotten jobs, this book will tell you things you probably didn't want to know about the back-breaking, puke-inducing bits of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Robinson; Mike Phillips
ISBN: 1405055197 9781405055192
OCLC Number: 60741277
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: First get yourself some training! --
The great outdoors --
No hiding place --
Mean streets --
Service without a smile --
Slave to the machine.
Responsibility: Tony Robinson ; illustrated by Mike Phillips.

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This takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour and tells the stories of the children throughout Britain's history whose work fed the nation, kept trains running and put clothes on everyone's backs. With profiles and testimonies of real kids in rotten jobs, this book will tell you things you probably didn't want to know about the back-breaking, puke-inducing bits of being a child in the past.

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