The Great Fire of London by Stewart Ross, Jane M. Bingham, Ruth Nason


The Great Fire of London by Stewart Ross, Jane M. Bingham, Ruth Nason

The Great Fire of London in 1666 is one the most remembered events of British history. This book simply retells the events of the fire, from its start in Pudding Lane to the reconstruction of London by Christopher Wren when it was all over. It considers how the wooden houses of the time allowed the fire to spread and how we know what happened from eyewitness accounts such as in Samuel Pepys' diary. Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.


Clear, uncluttered layout and generously sized paged make this an excellent early act book to encourage children to read and enjoy finding out for themselves Parents In Touch

About the Author

Stewart Ross is a popular, prize-winning children's author. He has written over one hundred books for children, including many on 20th century history. His works have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Stewart taught history, english and politics for ten years to children of all ages.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

11th August 2016



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