Terry Deary's quick-paced, hilarious and gripping stories bring the Victorian period to life.
In a tunnel under the Thames, an urchin named Jenny and the young Queen Victoria dream of a wonderful new idea - underground trains! Twenty years later, the dream is finally becoming a reality. However, the construction of the Underground is tearing London apart and destroying the home of Jenny and her family. When Jenny comes face-to-face with the Queen again - will she tell her about the human cost of the 'dream'?
In the Victorian Tales Terry Deary explores the fascinating world of the Victorians, including many of the incredible achievements and breakthroughs that took place in this era. These tales feature real characters and take place in some of the most recognizable Victorian settings.
About the Author
Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 40 languages. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 25 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted Outstanding Children's Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century by Books for Keeps magazine.
Series: Victorian Tales
For Ages: 9+ years old
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 28th September 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1