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 : 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.
Author by : Gregory Byrne Bracken
Languange : en
Publisher by : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 68
Total Download : 451
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Description : Without a doubt one of the world’s greatest cities, London is inexhaustible in the riches it has to offer. And all its finest sights – from its Roman ruins, royal palaces, churches and abbeys, to the temples of commerce, street markets, parks and gardens – are, as many have learned, best discovered on foot. Let author Gregory Byrne Bracken guide you through this complexity with a series of insider’s tours specially designed to take in the very best of the city. Each of the walks, varying from an hour’s duration to two, is packed with sights, and where one walk ends, the next one picks up – so you make the most of your time in this great city. The stories of ambition, empire, love, death and creative genius will deepen your appreciation of London; the drawings will let you see its world-famous icons in an exhilarating new light. So whether you are just getting to know the city or reacquainting yourself with it, A Walking Tour London is your ideal companion. 14 fascinating walks through London’s various districts, including The City, Westminster, Covent Garden, Southwark and Chelsea Over 90 hand-drawn illustrations of the city’s greatest sights Detailed street maps Recommendations for not-to-be-missed landmarks, night walks, best views, food and drink, and places to shop
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 epic tale of the hunt for a serial killer threatening London's rich and poor during the Great Fire of London. It seems that a serial killer who stalked hand in hand with the Plague might not be dead after all. 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 : 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
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!