The Great Fire Of London is a selection from Pepys' startlingly vivid and candid diary, including his famous account of the Great Fire by Samuel Pepys PRS.
The Great Fire Of London is a simple and dramatic introduction to the Great Fire of London in 1666 - what caused it, how it spread, how it was put out and how the city was rebuilt.
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Paul Perro's poem, written in 2009, is fun and easy to read. However it also touches on some of the more interesting aspects of the fire, such as the absence of firebreaks, the indecisiveness of the mayor, the failure of the fire engines, the significance of the wooden buildings, and the heroism of the king.
After enjoying the poem, please scroll down a little further to find out some more facts, that will help you discuss the subject with your child for a little longer.