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Get ready...You are MP and famous diarist Samuel Pepys living in London in the 1660s. Little do you suspect that you are about to witness this ancient city be thrown into chaos by The Great Fire of 1666It's swelteringTop Tips from experts- Take the fire seriously. The Lord Mayor doesn't seem bothered by the blaze but be warned - it's burning 100 houses an hour- Don't rely on the fire brigade - there isn't one. You and your neighbours will have to fight the flames yourselves.- To stop the blaze spreading create firebreaks - by blowing up houses in the path of the fire- When it's all over rebuild London's houses out of stone not wood.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781910706435
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Jim Pipe studied Ancient and Modern History at Oxford University and spent 10 years in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. He has written numerous non-fiction books for children, many on historical subjects. He lives in Dublin with his wife. David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.
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