As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure
the dangers and difficulties of w orking underground in a Victorian mine. Learn how
to get by w ith a succession of 'Handy hints' such as not forgetting to take a canary
dow n the mine w ith you. Find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined,
and how to survive deep underground. You'll soon learn that you really w ouldn't
w ant to be a Victorian miner! This title in the popular You W ouldn't W ant to Be
series features full-colour illustrations w hich combine humour and accurate technical
detail. Featuring brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top'
characters and a map.