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The twisted tunnels / Terry Deary ; illustrated by Helen Flook.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Flook, Helen [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deary, Terry, Victorian tales: Publisher: London : A. & C. Black, 2012Description: 58 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781408154113 ; 9781472939845 .Subject(s): Ragpickers -- England -- London -- Children's fiction | Subways -- England -- London -- History -- Children's fiction | London (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Jenny and her grandfather are toshers. They survive by finding things in the sewer - anything they can sell, and they can sell almost anything. It's a horrible life, but they are managing. Until the building of the London Underground Railway destroys huge parts of the slums and takes away even their meagre home. Fascinating story of the human cost of the Underground.
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Jenny and her grandfather are toshers. They survive by finding valuable things in the sewer. It's a horrible life, but they are managing. Until the building of the Underground Railway destroys huge parts of the slums and takes away even their meagre home. A fascinating Victorian tale about the human cost of development.

Also published: London : Bloomsbury Education, 2016.

Jenny and her grandfather are toshers. They survive by finding things in the sewer - anything they can sell, and they can sell almost anything. It's a horrible life, but they are managing. Until the building of the London Underground Railway destroys huge parts of the slums and takes away even their meagre home. Fascinating story of the human cost of the Underground.

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