A book describing life in Victorian times interpreted in an exciting way. Including humorous illustrations on every page, the book is a trove of information presented in a clear and appealing way. It concentrates on the extreme and humourous habits of the period, including the scandals, riots, strikes, punishments, the workhouse, and the superstitions believed at the time. -- Welsh Books Council
Catrin Stevens is a prolific author, having written many books for both adults and children. She is also a recognised authority on Welsh history, traits and traditions, having worked at St Fagans National History Museum, and also as a History Lecturer in Trinity College, Carmarthen. She lives in Loughor, near Swansea.