Description : Vlad and the Great Fire of London is a full colour, 32 page fiction picture book. Supporting the KS1 English National Curriculum topic it is narrated by Vlad the flea. Vlad and his friend, Boxton the rat are living in London when one night by witness the start of the fire that destroys most of the City of London. The book also contains a fact file.
Description : Vlad and the Great Fire of London Activity Book includes word problems, colouring, a game, finger puppets, dot to dot and other fun activities related to the topic of the Great Fire of London in 1666. Aimed at 5-8 years and is narrated by Vlad flea from the picture book Vlad and the Great Fire of London. It is a 24 page black and white print book.
Description : In this picture book Vlad the flea and his friend Loxton the rat love the dirt and filth of Scutari Hospital in 1854. That is until the arrival of Florence Nightingale, her team of nurses and Jimmy the tortoise. Vlad narrates this adventure which is illustrated in 32 pages with full colour illustrations. The book finishes with a fact file.
Description : First came Plague, now comes Fire. The epic tale of the hunt for a serial killer threatening London’s rich and poor during the Great Fire of London. Perfect for fans of S J Parris and C J Sansom. Fires don’t start by themselves. They need someone to light them. As the Great Plague of London loosens its grip at last, Charles II’s court moves back to the city, the theatres reopen and a new year arrives. 1666. It cannot be more terrible than the previous year, surely? But it can. What’s more it seems that a serial killer who stalked hand in hand with the Plague might not be dead after all. Together with actress Sarah Chalker, highwayman William Coke and thief-taker Pitman come together as one, determined to stop the brutal murder of London’s rich and poor once and for all. But another threat is on the way. It hasn’t rained in five months. London is a tinderbox – politically, sexually and religiously. The Great Fire of London is about to ignite. And the final confrontation between Coke, Pitman and Sarah Chalker and their murderous adversary will be decided against a background of apocalypse.
Description : Now available in PDF format. Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2014. Experience the best of London with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London. This newly updated travel guide for London will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, whether you are looking for the "real" London Bridge, planning to ride the London Eye, or want to take in the best of theater performances. Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London. -Themed itineraries help plan trips to London by length of stay or by interest. -Improved neighborhood walking maps now include restaurant locations by area. -Completely new hotel and restaurant listings now include DK Choice special recommendations. -New typography and fresh layout throughout. You'll still find DK's famous cutaway illustrations of major architectural and historic sights, museum floor plans, and 3-D aerial views of key districts to explore on foot, along with in-depth coverage of the city's history and culture. A city map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index, a London Underground map, and a chart showing the walking distances between major sights. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London truly shows you this city as no one else can.
Description : The fifteenth century Romanian Prince Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is one of the most fascinating personalities of medieval history. Even within this figure's own lifetime, his true story became obscured by a veil of myths. Vlad has been depicted as a national and Christian hero who bravely fought to defend his native land and all of Europe against the invading Turkish infidels. However, he has also been portrayed as a bloody tyrant -- whose reputation slowly transformed through the ages into the fictional vampire created by Bram Stoker at the end of the nineteenth century. Even in the twentieth century, the true history of Dracula has been obscured by communist and nationalist historiography. This book presents the life and times of this fascinating personality of medieval Europe. The author uses all extant Romanian, Turkish, Russian and German sources to reconstruct the history of this famous Prince who, despite his short reign, created a name for himself in the
Description : The popular Econoguide budget-travel series has expanded beyond the United States to include Econoguide '99: London. As with all Econoguides, this new addition includes all the essential information about getting the most from a vacation, including: -- Accommodations and their prices -- The best places to dine, shop, and sightsee -- Complete listing of museums, galleries, and theaters -- Day trips by car -- Fun activities for children of all ages -- currency exchange information And, best of all, Econoguide '99: London includes $1,000 in valuable coupons for money-saving discounts on hotels, car rental agencies, museums, shops, and more!
Description : Ideal for planning family vacations, "Econoguide 2002 London provides all the information savvy, budget-minded travelers need. This basic guide shows travelers how to get the most out of their money and time--no matter what their budget might be. Loaded with up-to-the-minute information, it provides insider tips on how readers can stretch their travel dollars with money-saving advice on how to get there (affordable airline tickets on the best flights) and where to stay (the best hotel deals)--plus advice on how to find the right restaurants and tickets to attractions at the right price. This Econoguide includes: "Power Trips"--step-by-step daily itineraries that help travelers make the most of their day without losing their patience--or their life savingsDozens of money-saving coupons for hotels, car rentals, attractions, restaurants, vacation packages, and shops--save up to $2,000Up-to-the-minute information