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The story of London

Young Reading Series 3 History
The story of London

Over the past 2,000 years, London has survived invasions, plagues, fires and air raids, witnessed the wealth and power of monarchs such as Henry VIII and Queen Victoria, and the building of palaces, parks and railways. Produced in association with The Museum of London, this is London’s incredible story, as it grew from a small Roman town to one of the greatest cities in the world.

“Perfect for inquisitive minds.”
The Guardian


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Extra information

Key Stage: KS2 H, E; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 1000L

Book Band: 11 - Lime

BIC: C5N79

CEFR Level: C1

ISBN: 9781409564003
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rob Lloyd Jones

Press reviews

If you can’t visit the Museum of London, you can dip into its history and drama with this little hardback... There’s just enough text to make you want to know more. Perfect for inquisitive minds.
The Guardian
Follow the capital's most fascinating moments, and observe London evolving from the Roman town Londinium into one of the richest cities in the world.
Little London


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