Tragedy in London : plague and fire
Part of the Collins Big Cat series
Early Years - Key Stage 1 Learn More
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?* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.