The World's Worst Jobs

Author(s): Tracey Turner

Young Adult

Fancy spending your days cleaning sewers with no protective clothing, letting mosquitoes turn you into a human pincushion for medical research, or popping up a chimney with a brush for a spot of cleaning? Then The World's Worst Jobs is the book for you. From Victorian toshers who sifted London's sewage for treasure, to Roman gladiators who fought to the death on a daily basis, find out all about the hardest, most revolting and most hilarious jobs in the world through history. Fantastically funny and delightfully disgusting, this is an eye-opening look at historical and modern day jobs that will leave young readers entertained and astounded.


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People will do almost anything for money. And there are an amazing amount of disgusting, painful and dangerous jobs that need to be done!

Tracey Turner has written more than 30 books for children on a variety subjects, from rude words to the entire history of the universe. Her books include the best-selling 101 Things You Need to Know, the acclaimed Comic Strip series, Dreadful Fates and many, many more. She lives in Bath with Tom and their son Toby.

General Fields

  • : 9781408181720
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : April 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tracey Turner
  • : Paperback
  • : 112