The National Archives: The Great Fire of London Unclassified Secrets Revealed! by Nick Hunter
  

Synopsis

The National Archives: The Great Fire of London Unclassified Secrets Revealed! by Nick Hunter

The Great Fire of London destroyed the homes of almost 90 per cent of London's population. Could it have been prevented? From the outbreak of the fire at a bakery on Pudding lane, to fire fighting techniques and meddling Lord Mayors, The Great Fire Unclassified takes readers on a journey back in time to uncover the true story behind London's most destructive ever fire. Real-life artefacts and documentation enable readers to build a true and real account of the Great Fire and how it shaped Britain today.

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This is an excellent series which is equally valuable for KS2 pupils studying the Tudors and KS3 pupils who need to learn how to use original source material. ...Readers...will gain a genuine understanding of the period. A superb way to encourage investigative minds. www.parentsintouch.co.uk

About the Author

Nick Hunter

Nick Hunter has written more than 50 books for young people. He has a degree in modern history and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in children's publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages
Interest Age: from 7 to 9

Author

Nick Hunter
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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

12th September 2013

ISBN

9781408193037


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