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Tragedy in London: plague and fire

Tragedy in London: plague and fire

Platt, Richard; Gibson, Barbara

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. Here, Richard Platt explores both events and how the city survived

Book. English.
Published London: Collins, c2012
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Statement of responsibility: written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by Barbara Gibson
ISBN: 0007462115, 9780007462117
Intended audience: Pre-adolescent.
Note: Text on inside cover.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 31 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. port. ; 21 cm.
Series: Collins big cat. Lime, band 11
Subject: Readers (Elementary); Readers London (England); Great Fire, London, England, 1666 Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 7+.; Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 Juvenile literature.; Readers Great Fire, London, England, 1666.; Readers Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666.; Languages.; London (England) History 17th century Juvenile literature.
Series Title: Collins big cat. Lime, band 11.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.7
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 223974

Description

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?