My Story: The Sweep's Boy

The fog-choked streets of London in 1870 are a truly perilous place for a boy like Will. Forced by the Workhouse Master into employment as a chimney sweep, Will endures a hard, dirty, dangerous existence. But it’s not long before events take an even worse turn, as Will’s climbing skills attract the attention of the evil Hutch, who needs just such a boy to help him with his burglary jobs…

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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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