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The Sweep's Boy: A Victorian Boy is the forty-second book in the My Story series by Scholastic UK. It was Jim Eldridge's seventh book written for the series. The book was published in January 2010 and was followed by The Storm to Come.

Dedication[]

"To Lynne, my inspiration, as ever.

Book description[]

"It's 1870 when the Workhouse Master hires Will out as a chimney sweep's boy.
It's a hard, dirty, dangerous life, and it's not long before events take an even worse turn, as Will's climbing skills attract the attention of the evil Hutch, who needs just such a boy to help him with his burglary jobs...
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Plot[]

Historical Note[]

Characters[]

Main article: List of The Sweep's Boy characters

Author[]

Main article: Jim Eldridge

Notes[]

  • The cover illustration of Will was done by Richard Jones, whom illustrated several My Story books. The illustration was later reused for London Stories.

References[]

See also[]


My Story
Original

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Mill Girl | Transported
Armada | Crimea | Bloody Tower | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Mayflower | Agincourt | Suffragette | Waterloo | Slave Girl
Flying Ace | Anne Boleyn and Me | D-Day | Victorian Workhouse | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | War Nurse
U-Boat Hunter | The Queen's Spies

1st relaunch

Princess of Egypt | Pompeii | Road to War | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War
The Storm to Come | The Sweep's Boy | The Fall of the Blade | Pyramid of Secrets | Factory Girl | Dodger!
No Way Back | Wartime Princess | London Stories | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run

2nd relaunch

Codename Céline

3rd relaunch

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan | Ignatius Sancho | Princess Sophia Duleep Singh | Mary Prince

My Royal Story

Victoria | Anastasia | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth | Mary, Queen of Scots | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote!

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