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

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Drama is used throughout to explore the experiences of Londoners during the fire and children create speech bubbles and diary entries.

Take an incredible journey through the streets of London and see beautiful buildings as you've never seen them before! Please help to demonstrate the notability of the topic by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. The front loose plate is the reason for the acceptable rating, and the remaining pages are lightly tanned and otherwise sound. The Great Fire of London, in September 1666, is one of those events forever etched in the collective psyche. The diary tells us about lots of important events such as the Great Fire of London and the Great Plague.

Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs pop out of selected pages so children can see how they can be used within a text. The book highlights how people helped each other through the fire as well as how London and the fire service evolved afterwards. The illustrations are reminiscent of the poster art of the 1930s and are presented in bold colours . Quotations from Samuel Pepys’ diary punctuate the story as houses are blown up to create a firebreak and important buildings succumb to the flames. In 1666, a famous fire started in a London bakery and spread quickly to burn down large areas of the city.

Pale red hardcover in very good condition, minimal signs of wear to the covers, the dust jacket with a couple of nicks to the top edge. 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. 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.Filled with activities that cater to umbrella learning: explore, The Fire of London, Remembrance Day, The Moon Landing and the Gunpowder Plot. 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. As this print on demand book is reprinted from a very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Children also role play being in the King’s Council and make speeches giving King Charles II advice on what to do to combat the fire.

Ideal for homework and school projects - the Great Fire of London is now a compulsory National Curriculum topic for history at Key Stage 2. Original fawn cloth, red titling, spine darkened, bookplate on front pastedown, a little marked to front, foredge slightly spotted. An elegant horizon of historic masterpieces mixed with sleek modern skyscrapers, the familiar London skyline seems to change every year. With stunning illustrations, captivating storytelling and a treasure trove of historical fact, this books is an absolute essential for classrooms covering this topic. Lewis's drawings take readers on a journey, from the single smouldering coal that falls out of the baker's oven to the swirling clouds of ash that engulf the city and then in to the very heart of the fire itself.The Great Fire of London is a hauntingly beautiful visual re-telling of one of the most well-known disasters in the city’s history.

Spectacular illustrations by James Weston Lewis at every turn of the page and a topic that's certain to become even more popular in schools later this year with the 350th anniversary of London's Great Fire: a recipe for success if ever there was one. The richly detailed illustrations and text work effectively together to portray 17th century London and the changes it went through during this turbulent time. A dramatic and visually exciting book, and a fitting commemoration of the 350 th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. They include purposeful writing suggestions, links to the wider curriculum so that texts can be used across other subjects, key questions as well as spelling or phonics investigations. 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.Molly is surprised how different London looks and spots Samuel Pepys and Thomas Farriner on her journey. 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 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. 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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