The Victorian House That Was

Support independent publishing: Buy this book on Lulu.In this adventure they travel back to the victorian times, they shrink and go in to the dolls house. Jessica and Matthew are twins who visit their great grandmother. While in the attic they come across old fashioned dolls and a Victorian doll’s house. One doll magically comes to life and introduces herself as Miranda. Miranda tells the children that the fan she holds is magical. By shaking it she can whisk herself back in time and the twins with her. The twins agree to go with Miranda into the doll’s house where they will find themselves back in the Victorian times. Miranda gives one shake of the fan and the twins find themselves magically transported into the house. The figures in the house all come to life and interact with the children. They have fun with the chimney sweep, get on the wrong side of cook and make an enemy out of the butler. They get to know all the characters in the house and they learn about how they live before being whisked back into the 21st century. Another great adventure with The Victorian House That Was.

Product Details
Copyright Mary Gonzalez and Joan Brickley (Standard Copyright License)
Published September 8, 2010
Language English
Pages 171

Binding Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink Black & white
Weight 0.30 kg
Dimensions (cm) 15.6 wide × 23.4 tall

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5 Responses to “The Victorian House That Was”

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  1. Julie Hewitt says:

    This book was very useful in our school (St Wilfrids Ashton in Makerfield) as our Y6 topic last year was Victorians. They engage children perfectly and we are lucky to have a few books by these authors.

  2. Pat Brumby says:

    This was the first of the “That was ” books and the first of many which I bought for my grandchildren and for Christmas presents for children on my Christmas list. They are very exciting and enjoyable for children who love the magic of Miranda They are also educational because of the adventures the children have in different times and places. I have enjoyed reading these books with my grandchildren and would recomend them as lovely presents.

  3. Shelagh cunliffe says:

    This was the first book I read of Mary’s and was the original copy.written in 2003.
    Loved the adventures that the three of them went on.

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