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

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

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

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Children will love examining the rich detail of each spread, from the detailed city map to the drawings of London before, during and after the fire took hold. An attractive hardback Folio Society volume, 2004 printing, in Fine condition, appears unused, in a Fine slipcase. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. In 1666, a famous fire started in a London bakery and spread quickly to burn down large areas of the city. Colourful illustrations on every page help bring history to life, along with maps and photographs of historical evidence and simple informative text.

It is on the national curriculum and is constantly revisited through new documentaries, books, articles, and through other media outlets. The Great Fire of London, in September 1666, is one of those events forever etched in the collective psyche. Bought as a Christmas present for my son as he had been learning about it at school and they used the same book. 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.

Her love of reading turned into a love of publishing when she went to Loughborough University to study Publishing with English, and when Emma later started working on books for children it felt like the most natural thing in the world. Take an incredible journey through the streets of London and see beautiful buildings as you've never seen them before! Emma Adams recounts the destruction of the city with drama and pace, as the fire licked at thatched roofs and pitch, pushing south towards London Bridge. To commemorate the 350th anniversary of the fire, powerful and sumptuous drawings from the new east London illustrator, James Weston Lewis, bring the events of November 1666 to life in this stunning gift book.

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. Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs pop out of selected pages so children can see how they can be used within a text. This book contains beautifully detailed illustrations and can be used to compare London in 1666 with London today. Original fawn cloth, red titling, spine darkened, bookplate on front pastedown, a little marked to front, foredge slightly spotted.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. James Weston Lewis’ illustrations are colourful, vivid and bring this period of history to life, including city maps and drawings of London before, during and after the fire.



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