Who Was: Samuel Pepys? by Paul Harrison
  

Who Was: Samuel Pepys?

Written by Paul Harrison
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Part of the Who Was Series

Synopsis

Who Was: Samuel Pepys? by Paul Harrison

Samuel Pepys is famous for the diary he wrote 400 years ago. The diary tells us about lots of important events such as the Great Fire of London and the Great Plague. Find out why people thought his diary was written in code, why Pepys was known as the 'father of the modern navy' and why he was arrested and sent to the Tower of London. Part of a series of books for 9-11-year-olds. Other titles in the series include: Florence Nightingale, Guy Fawkes, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Henry VIII, Mary Seacole and Queen Victoria.

About the Author

Paul Harrison is an award-winning editor and author. He has written a wide variety of books for children, and has a particular passion for history.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Paul Harrison
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th September 2009

ISBN

9780750259897


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