The Great Fire of London destroyed the homes of almost 90 per cent of London's population. Could it have been prevented? 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. Real-life artefacts and documentation enable readers to build a true and real account of the Great Fire and how it shaped Britain today.
The Great Fire Unclassified takes readers on a journey back in time to uncover the story behind London's most destructive ever fire.
This is an excellent series which is equally valuable for KS2 pupils studying the Tudors and KS3 pupils who need to learn how to use original source material. ...Readers...will gain a genuine understanding of the period. A superb way to encourage investigative minds. www.parentsintouch.co.uk
Nick Hunter has written more than 50 books for young people. He has a degree in modern history and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in children's publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.