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Editions Didier – A book written by Philippa Boston
The background is blue and the title is in the middle of the book.
Level A2 -> B1
The story takes place in London at Mile End in London in 1832. It is about a small skinny boy named Tom who is in a house with his sisters. Because they are fed in this house, Tom must work hard. His boss, Mr Barnes, gives him difficult and dangerous tasks: he has to clean the chimneys at Mile End.
I like this book because we learn a lot about the Industrial Revolution in England. In this book, there are two parts: the first part is about the Industrial Revolution and the second part is about a little sad story : a child who works hard and is exploited.