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Petals in the Ashes

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Description for Petals in the Ashes Paperback. A sequel to "At the Sign of the Sugared Plum", this work centres around the devastating Great Fire of London of 1666. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 5AN; YFT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 164. Clean copy.
I could barely explain how much I wanted to go back to London, for I hardly understood myself. I'd hated the stinking city when we'd left, could hardly bear to think on its name, but now the plague had disappeared from the streets the people would be back, the theatres and shops would be open and we would find everything as cheery as it had been before. Hannah returns to her beloved London to re-open the sweetmeats shop with younger sister Anne. Londoners are reeling from the plague epidemic of the previous year, but Hannah and Anne are ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Used, Very Good
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London, United Kingdom
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About Mary Hooper
Mary Hooper is a hugely popular writer for young adults. Her other books for Bloomsbury include 'Amy', 'Holly' and the ever popular 'Megan' series, now rejacketed and a trilogy, for which Mary won the North Eastern Book Award for 'Megan 2'. Mary is very much in demand for her events at literary festivals and schools. She lives in Eversley ... Read more

Reviews for Petals in the Ashes
'At the Sign of the Sugared Plum' was one of the surprises of 2003. Mary Hooper tried her hand at something completely new and thrilled everyone with her vivid and utterly convincing picture of London in the grip of the plague. What made this book so good was how she wrapped a piece of history in a sugary sweet parcel... ... Read more

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