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Ancient Greece

Author: Fiona Macdonald
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, 2002.
Series: Curious kids guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Learn why ancient Greek actors wore masks, find out why the Olympics were held, and explore what it was like to go to school in ancient Greece"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Macdonald
ISBN: 075345470X 9780753454701
OCLC Number: 50072714
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Who were the ancient Greeks? 4 --
Why did Greece grow bigger and bigger? 5 --
Was Greece one big happy country? 6 --
Where did the citizens take charge? 7 --
Where did the clock go "drip-drip?" 7 --
Who were the fiercest soldiers? 8 --
Who paid for weapons and armor? 9 --
Why did ships have long noses? 10 --
Why was it easier to travel by sea? 11 --
Who was goddess of wisdom? 12 --
Who told stories about the gods? 13 --
Who listened to the trees? 14 --
Where did Greeks empty their wine? 15 --
Why did Greeks build temples? 16 --
Whose fingers made their fortune? 17 --
When did a couple get married? 18 --
What did girls do all day? 19 --
Who went to the gym every day? 19 --
Why were Greek clothes so comfy? 20 --
Why were Greek sandals bouncy? 21 --
Who took a shower in a bowl? 21 --
Where could you buy sweet-smelling cheese? 22 --
Why did the Greeks beat their trees? 23 --
What did the Greeks have for breakfast? 23 --
Why did actors wear masks? 24 --
How did a turtle make music? 25 --
Why were the Olympics held? 26 --
Did the winners get medals? 27 --
Who ran the first marathon? 27 --
Why did doctors ask so many questions? 28 --
Who had his best ideas in the tub? 28 --
Who discovered that the Earth is round? 29 --
How do we know about ancient Greece? 30 --
Who copied the Greeks? 31.
Series Title: Curious kids guides.
Responsibility: Fiona Macdonald.
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"Learn why ancient Greek actors wore masks, find out why the Olympics were held, and explore what it was like to go to school in ancient Greece"--Page 4 of cover.

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