True or false?
Queen Victoria was not amused!
Victorian girls glowed in the dark!
Boys in Victorian times wore frilly dresses
The Victorians were obsessed with ghosts
Find out in this book, which explores the Victorian era, its children, rules, schools, workhouses, jobs, famous people and inventions. It examines the facts and myths about Victorian times and reveals loads of fascinating information about the Victorian era that will surprise and amaze you!
The Truth or Busted series explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable!
About the Author
Peter Hepplewhite is an experienced writer of children's history and has taught the subject for many years. He is currently the Education Officer for Tyne & Wear Archives Service.