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Ancient Greeks

Author: Bob Fowke
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Ancient Greeks may have lived more than two thousand years ago but their legacy goes on in our politics, in the Olympic Games, in our alphabet, architecture, science and philosophy. Find out everything you need to know about Ancient Greece, plus answers to some unexpected questions: Why did Alexander the Great think beards were dangerous in battle? Which Greek writer died when an eagle dropped a tortoise on his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Fowke
ISBN: 9780750280501 0750280506
OCLC Number: 812687301
Notes: Originally published: as What they don't tell you about ancient Greeks. London: Hodder Children's, 1998.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Your Guide to Ancient Greece Postcards From... Greek Gods & Goddesses Head to Head Vote for Me! What's On in Greek Town? Welcome to my Beautiful Home! Your Health My Favourite Ideas Olympic Grandstand Trade and Empire Into Battle Alexander the Great Glossary/Timeline On the Web/Books Index
Other Titles: What they don't tell you about ancient Greeks
Responsibility: by Bob Fowke.

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An entertaining, fact-filled look at history. Dynamic layouts, accessible writing style and contemporary approach bring history to life.  Read more...

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A new non-fiction series which has a magazine approach to Ancient History... beautifully illustrated and the presentation is dynamic and fun. School Librarian

 
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