Why do we remember?: The Great Fire of London by Izzi Howell
  

Why do we remember?: The Great Fire of London

Written by Izzi Howell
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Part of the Why do we remember? Series

Synopsis

Why do we remember?: The Great Fire of London by Izzi Howell

Why Do We Remember?: The Great Fire of London describes the catastrophic fire that laid waste to much of London in September 1666. It explores how we know about the fire, from popular songs to diaries, and looks at how it led directly to the renaissance of London.This simple, friendly children's first history series, aimed at readers aged 5 and up, takes a close look at some key events and personalities through history and reveals how and why they are still important to us today. A perfect support to learning about history at Key Stage 1, 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. Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

Reviews

Delightful as an information source and an entertaining read ... a most satisfying approach to history for young children * School Librarian * I really like the approach taken by the book -- it makes history enjoyable, accessible and relevant. It is well-written and excellently illustrated, and poses questions that will encourage children to think about their learning * Parents In Touch *

About the Author

Izzi Howell is the author and editor of over fifty children's books. She lives in East Sussex and enjoys learning languages, cooking and travelling around Europe.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Izzi Howell
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th May 2016

ISBN

9781445148243


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