Imagine London. What do you see in your mind? St Paul’s Cathedral or the Tower of London? Now imagine it all on fire! Flames thirty metres high. Rivers of molten lead in the streets. Stones exploding like grenades. This book will thrust you into the nightmare. It all starts in such a silly way. Some cakes left too long in the oven, in a bakery on Pudding Lane. (Yes, this really happened, 350 years ago.) But now the boy in this story is trapped as Europe’s greatest city blazes around him. How will he escape? Will anything survive the inferno?
- A gripping fictional account of the Great Fire of London
- Action-packed storytelling brings the blaze to vivid life
- Perfect for children studying the Great Fire at school
- By the award-winning author of The Icemark Chronicles