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|Description||What if the Great Fire of London wasn't an accident?London, 1666. Eleven-year-old Jem Green is a lonely but resourceful kitchen boy, always in trouble with the cook for pilfering from the larder. He's fascinated by the wealthy visitors he glimpses in the Dukes' household but when the powerful and frightening Count Cazalon requests to meet him, it becomes clear that his life might actually be in danger. And he is t the only child involved in the Count's sinister plan. As Jem starts meeting secretively with Ann, a young sorceress, and Tolly, a mute slave boy who can mind-speak, the three of them piece together the Count's terrible plans to devastate the City of London, and try to understand why Jem is at the heart of it all. 'Recalls Joan Aiken and Sally Gardner in its confident blend of historical fact with creepy fantasy' THE TIMES|
|Author Biography||Cate Cain is the pen-name of Katherine Griffin who was the winner of the Stylist and Faber writing competition for her adult novel, KITTY PECK AND THE MUSIC HALL MURDERS. She currently works for the Society of Protection of Ancient Buildings in London, and has previously worked for the Sir John Soane Museum. She also writes a weekly column for the Watford Gazette. Cate began her career training as a teacher and then went into journalism. She lives in St Albans. Follow Cate on Twitter: @KateAGriffin.|
|Date of Publication||01/09/2013|
|Series Title||Children of the Fire|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Interest Age||From 9 to 12 years|
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