London Stories by Jim Eldridge


London Stories by Jim Eldridge

The story of London as seen through the eyes of the city's children. Twelve stories transport the reader from the Londinium of two millenniums past to the London of 2012, anticipating the Olympic games and a Diamond Jubilee. Along the way we escape a great fire, survive the gunpowder plot and meet Charles Dickens. The perfect companion to a defining year in British History.

About the Author

Jim Eldridge

Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama 'Grange Hill' and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's 'Kidulthood' and '' He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria.

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304 pages


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Publication date

1st March 2012



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