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Plague: a cross on the door

By: Turnbull, Ann Ali, Akbar(Illustrated by)

Part of the National Archives series
140818818X / 9781408188187
eBook (Adobe Pdf)
United Kingdom
71 pages
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"In sixteen hundred and sixty-five there was hardly anyone left alive."Spring 1665, LondonSam was just a young boy when his master took him out of the orphanage to be his servant.

When he was old enough, he was going to become his master's apprentice, a shoemaker, able to make his own way in the world.But that was before the plague arrived.Abandoned by Alice, his master's maid and the closet thing that Sam's ever had to a mother, Sam finds himself nailed into his workshop home with only his dying master and pet dog Budge for company.

The officials call it 'quarantine'. But for Sam it's a death sentence.Can Sam escape? And even if he does, will he be able to survive on London's ravaged streets?


5AH Interest age: from c 7 years, YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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