"The Worst Children's Jobs in History" takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labor. This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone s backs over the last few hundred years of Britain s history. From a jigger-turnerto aturnip-picker, from an orderly boy to a matchbox maker, this book will tell you things you probably didn t want to know about the back-breaking realities of being a child in the past."
Sir Tony Robinson is most famous for playing the role of Baldrick in Blackadder but he made his first professional appearance at the age of thirteen in the original stage version of Oliver! and went on to appear with the Chichester Festival Theatre, the RSC and the National Theatre. He wrote and starred in Maid Marian And Her Merry Men, and presented Time TMore about Sir Tony Robinson