Victorians (Ladybird Histories)
This history title from Ladybird is the ideal homework help book for primary school children who are learning about the Victorians at school. Packed with everything a child needs to know about Victorian life and times, it is perfect for all school project work, with a timeline, glossary, and index for easy reference.Fully illustrated and full of interesting bite-size facts, Ladybird Histories: Victorians features information about what people wore, what jobs they did, how they lived, children's lives, and notable people of the period, including Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and key social reformers.
This series is an updated reprint of the treasured Ladybird Histories from a British publisher. These wonderful, time-honored histories have been enlarged to a 7.5" x 10" softcover with maps, illustrations, insets to explain concepts, etc.-all conveyed in short bites to give a good overview of life during that culture and time. Added enhancements include two-page spreads of major historical characters with birth/death dates in a Who's Who; a timeline, a glossary, and a list of related places to visit. These are fantastic first introductions to history study. 64 pp. ~ Ruth