Short Histories: The Baker's Boy and the Great Fire of London

Short Histories: The Baker's Boy and the Great Fire of London

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This exciting story brings the tale of the great fire of London to life for young readers.

When Will Farriner wakes to the sound of crackling flames and the smell of smoke, he knows something is terribly wrong! As his family escape the flames engulfing their bakery, Will realises he must stop the fire from spreading. But what can be done before all of London goes up in smoke?

Full of adventure and danger, this short text is suitable for struggling readers but engaging enough to give confident readers a quick, fun read.

Suitable for use in schools as guided reading texts or for reading independently.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 142 x 202 x 4mm | 80g
  • Wayland
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1526303477
  • 9781526303479
  • 2,970,402

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I liked the book because it was exciting and it made me happy because at the end London was saved ... I loved it. I put it as ten out of ten! -- Ruari, aged 5 * Young Archaeologists' Club * This short but very exciting text s suitable for struggling readers but engaging enough to give confident readers a quick, fun and informative read * Parents In Touch *
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About Tom Bradman

Tom and Tony Bradman are a father and son writing team from London. Tony Bradman is an experienced editor, writer and anthologist in the world of children's books. He has written numerous plays, stories and poems for young children. His book 'Here come the Heebie-Jeebies and Other Scary Poems' was short-listed for The English 4-11 Awards for the Best Children's Illustrated Books of 2000.
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