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  • How did London become the big, bustling city it is today? When was the Underground built and what was the Great Fire of London?
  • These and other questions are answered with vivid, full colour photographs and short, informative text.
  • Includes carefully selected internet links to exciting websites to find out more.
  • Usborne Beginners are exciting books for children who are beginning to read on their own.


Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 E/H/G; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 710L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

BIC: B2N79

Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746088494
32 pages
204 x 150mm

Author/Editor: Catriona Clarke

Illustrator: Terry McKenna

Reader Reviews

An excellent bedtime book for our three year old daughter; I've lost count of the number of times we've read it. Londonium and ice skating on the Thames were real hits. Plenty of 'spot the artist' pages in there for adults as well. A great series.

Tim Francis, 24th August 2010