In 1666 a fire started in Pudding Lane in London. Soon the flames spread and no one could stop them. The Great Fire bought down much of the medieval city of London during the reign of King Charles II. Samuel Pepys wrote about the fire in his diary. Find out all about the Great Fire of London with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures. This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and can be used to study the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations. Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.