Chimney sweeps: yesterday and today

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Crowell, Sep 29, 1982 - Juvenile Fiction - 56 pages
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Traces the history and folklore of the chimney-sweeping profession from the fifteenth century to the present day, emphasizing the plight of the often abused climbing boys of past centuries.

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1
The First Chimneys
6
Chimney Sweeps Luck
9
Copyright

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James Cross Giblin is the author of more than 20 critically acclaimed books for young people. One of his recent books for Clarion, "The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler, "received the Robert F. Sibert Award for Informational Books. Mr. Giblin lives in New York City.

Margot Tomes (1918-1991) wanted to illustrate children's books from the time she was fourteen; she ended up illustrating more than sixty.

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