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Books with title The Great Fire of London

  • The Great Fire

    Jim Murphy

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Oct. 1, 2006)
    The Great Fire of 1871 was one of most colossal disasters in American history. Overnight, the flourshing city of Chicago was transformed into a smoldering wasteland. The damage was so profound that few people believed the city could ever rise again.By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors together with the carefully researched history of Chicago and the disaster, Jim Murphy constructs a riveting narrative that recreates the event with drama and immediacy. And finally, he reveals how, even in a time of deepest dispair, the human spirit triumphed, as the people of Chicago found the courage and strength to build their city once again.
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  • The Great Fire

    Jim Murphy, Taylor Mali, Blackstone Audio, Inc.

    Audiobook (Blackstone Audio, Inc., Sept. 11, 2008)
    Vivid firsthand descriptions by persons who lived through the 1871 Chicago fire are woven into a gripping account... Absorbing and riveting reading. The Horn Book, starred review
  • The Great Fire of London

    Chris Baker

    Paperback (Penguin UK, Oct. 1, 2016)
    The Great Fire of London is perfect for children studying the Great Fire at school. It includes information on how the fire started, why it spread so quickly, and how it was eventually put out. It's packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers, from details about important characters to the influence the fire had on the landscape of London and the future of firefighting.
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  • The Great Fire of London

    Liz Gogerly

    Paperback (Hodder Childrens Book, Sept. 16, 2002)
    Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.
  • The Great Fire

    Jim Murphy

    eBook (Scholastic Press, Aug. 30, 2016)
    An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents.
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  • The Great Fire of London

    Sarah Machajewski

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, July 15, 2015)
    Describes the Great Fire of London in 1666, including its causes, the damage done, and how the city was rebuilt.
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  • The Great Fire of London

    Emma Adams, James Weston Lewis

    eBook (Wren & Rook, Feb. 23, 2017)
    In 1666, London's citizens woke to see the skyline above their city's cramped wooden houses ablaze. 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. To commemorate the 350th anniversary of the fire, powerful and sumptuous drawings from the new east London illustrator, James Weston Lewis, bring the events of November 1666 to life in this stunning gift book.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. As the pages turn, you can witness London burning to the ground and then rebuilding again. Children will love examining the rich detail of each spread, from the detailed city map to the drawings of London before, during and after the fire took hold. This book takes the dramatic historical information surrounding the Great Fire of London and transforms it into a breathtaking story that will transfix readers of all ages.
  • The Great Fire of London

    Sarah Machajewski

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 1, 2015)
    Describes the Great Fire of London in 1666, including its causes, the damage done, and how the city was rebuilt.
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  • The Great Fire of London

    Pam Robson

    Hardcover (Hodder Wayland, May 31, 1996)
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  • The Great Fire

    Jim Murphy

    Hardcover (Scholastic Press, April 1, 1995)
    The Great Fire of 1871 was one of most colossal disasters in American history. Overnight, the flourshing city of Chicago was transformed into a smoldering wasteland. The damage was so profound that few people believed the city could ever rise again.By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors together with the carefully researched history of Chicago and the disaster, Jim Murphy constructs a riveting narrative that recreates the event with drama and immediacy. And finally, he reveals how, even in a time of deepest dispair, the human spirit triumphed, as the people of Chicago found the courage and strength to build their city once again.
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  • Vlad and the Great Fire of London

    Kate Cunningham, Sam Cunningham

    Paperback (Reading Riddle, Sept. 16, 2016)
    It's 1666 and Vlad the flea and his friend Boxton the rat, love eating and biting their way around London. But one night in Pudding Lane they are caught up in a fire that threatens to destroy them, along with most of the City of London. Vlad and the Great Fire of London is a picture book that supports the Key Stage 1 history curriculum. Through Vlad's story and full colour illustrations it shows how the fire is believed to have started, how it spread and what Londoners did to fight it and escape it. This illustrated story of the Great Fire of 1666 includes a fact file about the fire.
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  • The Great Fire of London

    David A. Weiss, Joseph Papin

    Paperback (Cumberland Enterprises, Nov. 1, 1992)
    An account of the five-day crisis in 1666 which changed London from a provincial town to a modern city
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