Ladybird Histories The Great Fire of London is perfect for children studying the Great Fire at school. It includes information on how the fire started, why it spread so quickly and how it was eventually put out. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from details about important characters to the influence the fire had on the landscape of London and the future of firefighting. Everything you need to know about the Great Fire of London for school homework.Ladybird Histories is a series of books about particular events and people in history that children find especially engaging. Look out for other titles in the series: The Battle of Hastings.