The Great Fire of London: An Illustrated History of the Great Fire of 1666

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The Great Fire of London: An Illustrated History of the Great Fire of 1666

The Great Fire of London: An Illustrated History of the Great Fire of 1666

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He spent three and a half years on a Greek island writing his first novel, is author of Frome in the Great War and co-created the ‘Regency Detective’ series with Terence James. The final pages show London rebuilt from the ashes, St Paul’s Cathedral designed by Christopher Wren rising above the city, and nearby The Monument, close to the site where the fire broke out.

This PlanIt Unit Book Cover provides an attractive cover for children's books while they are learning about the Great Fire of London from the KS1 History 'The Great Fire of London' PlanIt unit. From the flea’s-eye-view of the fire in Vlad and the Great Fire of London to the absolutely beautiful non-fiction illustrated compendium in the 350th Anniversary Guide to The Great Fire of London, this booklist will help you to get to grips with the key events of this popular history topic. Published to mark the 350th anniversary of the fire, The Great Fire of London is a spectacular visual retelling of whole story of the fire, from the first piece of coal that starts smouldering in the oven of the Pudding Lane bakery to a whole city engulfed by raging red and orange flames. The illustrations are reminiscent of the poster art of the 1930s and are presented in bold colours . Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.Each book uses a rich variety of historical sources, from diaries to paintings, to bring events to life, while simple historical vocabulary is introduced and explained.

When Will Farriner wakes to the sound of crackling flames and the smell of smoke, he knows something is terribly wrong!

This dramatic visualisation of the Great Fire describes the very different face of 17 th-century London, with its crowded streets and wooden houses, so close together that neighbours could lean out of windows and touch the opposite building.

Lewis’s drawings take readers on a journey, from the single smouldering coal that falls out of the baker’s oven to the swirling clouds of ash that engulf the city and then in to the very heart of the fire itself. Children will be transfixed by this book's stunning illustrations as it transforms a major disaster into a breathtaking tale. My teens have picked it up and read it too, it's a really appealing and informative book for all ages.Using original architectural drawings from The National Archives brought to life by stunning artwork by Josie Shenoy, discover the rich heritage of some of London's most iconic buildings. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.



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