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The Great Fire of London: An Illustrated History of the Great Fire of 1666

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This strikingly illustrated account of the Great Fire of London brings an iconic story to younger readers with both clarity and drama.

Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence. This is a three-week Writing Root for The Great Fire of London by Emma Adams and James Weston Lewis, in which the children explore London in the present and the past, through the story of the great fire. This book contains beautifully detailed illustrations and can be used to compare London in 1666 with London today.Children will be transfixed by this book's stunning illustrations as it transforms a major disaster into a breathtaking tale. Linked to the story Vlad and the Great Fire of London, this is full of activities that help you learn more about living during the War. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. Quotations from Samuel Pepys’ diary punctuate the story as houses are blown up to create a firebreak and important buildings succumb to the flames.

Ideal for homework and school projects – the Great Fire of London is now a compulsory National Curriculum topic for history at Key Stage 2. Although David Lassman’s book covers the main points of the fire – from its outbreak in a bakery in Pudding Lane, to its supposed demise at Pie Corner, along with such events as the destruction of St. A dramatic and visually exciting book, and a fitting commemoration of the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. 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.We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.

xii 387pp +ads3 folding plates 25 plates on shiny paper rough cut no foxing green cloth with insetred emblem gilt title slight fade to spine very nice book. The novel received generally positive reviews on its publication, although many reviewers have subsequently reassessed it in the light of Hawksmoor three years later, which had a similar focus albeit with a different historical perspective. My teens have picked it up and read it too, it's a really appealing and informative book for all ages.

This day-by-day account is really dramatic and shows the immensity of the fire and its impact on Londoners. Spelling Seeds have been designed to complement Writing Roots by providing weekly, contextualised sequences of sessions for the teaching of spelling that include open-ended investigations and opportunities to practise and apply within meaningful and purposeful contexts, linked (where relevant) to other areas of the curriculum and a suggestion of how to extend the investigation into home learning. This has to be one of *the* most hauntingly stunning visual representation of The Great Fire of London that we've ever laid eyes on. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. A simple and dramatic introduction to the Great Fire of London in 1666 - what caused it, how it spread, how it was put out and how the city was rebuilt.

So runs the nursery rhyme, but in the early hours of 2 September 1666 something stirred in London that would change the city forever.a timely and beautifully produced picture book that helps to explain to young children in KS1 what happened during those terrifying three days when so much of London was in flame. Vlad and Boxton travel through the burning streets of London, watching the houses being destroyed and passing Samuel Pepys as he buries his most precious possessions. His first book, The Great Fire of London, was longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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