My Story: The Sweep's Boy

Say hello to yesterday without a Tardis. Discover My Story: the series where history gets real. The foggy streets of London in 1870 are a perilous place for a boy like Will. Forced by the Workhouse Master to work as a chimney sweep, Will endures a hard, dirty, dangerous life. But things get even worse when Will’s climbing skills attract the attention of the evil Hutch, who needs just such a boy to help him with his burglary jobs…

  • A fascinating fictional diary from a best-loved series
  • A vivid first-hand account of poverty in Victorian times
  • Captures how it felt to live through this turbulent time
  • Inspiring historical reading that supports the curriculum
  • Hugely popular series with over a million copies sold

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    really good book.if you think about it you find its really sad, thats what a good book does! the story is amazing,see for yourself.

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  • Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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