In 1665, London was a dangerous place in which to live.
A plague had swept across London, and a quarter of the city's population died.
A year later, tragedy struck London again and the Great Fire of London destroyed two-thirds of the city.
Richard Platt explores both events and how the city survived in this fascinating information book. * Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language. * Text type: An information book * Curriculum links: History: How do we know about the great fire of London?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 03/09/2012
- Category: Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes
- ISBN: 9780007462117