You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Railroad! (Revised Edition) (You Wouldn't Want to…: American History) (You Wouldn't Want to...: American History) (Paperback)

You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Railroad! (Revised Edition) (You Wouldn't Want to…: American History) (You Wouldn't Want to...: American History) Cover Image
By Ian Graham, David Antram (Illustrator)
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Description


Experience what it was like to work on the transcontinental railroad!

This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history. Get ready...as an Irish laborer living in the United States in the 1860s, you have decided to help build the transcontinental railroad. It's backbreaking!

About the Author


Ian Graham is a highly experienced author having written over 180 illustrated non-fiction books and contributed to many articles for magazines. After completing a BSc. in applied physics he took a postgraduate diploma in Journalism at City University, London. He began work as an editor before setting up a freelance business writing and editing, this included editing the magazine Space Voyager. Ian now lives in Norfolk in the U.K.
Antram was born in Brighton, England. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780531228548
ISBN-10: 0531228541
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Publication Date: March 1st, 2014
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: You Wouldn't Want to...: American History