For Teachers

This section highlights the history and science that drove the story of The Lost Property Office. Teachers and book club facilitators may find these points useful in expanding both classroom and living room discussions of Jack’s adventure.

SPOILER ALERT: This page reveals plot points that spoil the story. Read the book first!

CONTENTS

THE HISTORY

  • Mysteries
  • What caused the Great Fire of London?
  • How many people died?
  • Fact vs. Fiction

THE SCIENCE

  • Quick Science
  • Synesthesia