Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2, a title in the SPARKS series which provides a dramatic account of the Great Fire of London. Includes a fact section which provides extra background information. With humorous line illustrations by Jamie Smith, this title was first published in hardback in 1997.
About the Author
A Canadian, Karen Wallace gained a degree in English from London University. Shortly afterwards she and her husband went to Toronto and worked in the publishing business. A few years later they moved to Ireland with their two young sons, and returned to England in 1982. She now writes full-time for children and for children's television. She and illustrator Mike Bostock won the TES Information Book Award for THINK OF AN EEL (Walker Books). Her novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTSE was short-listed for the Guardian Award. She is married to novelist Sam Llewellyn.