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The boy who cried horse

Author: Terry Deary; Helen Flook
Publisher: London : A. & C. Black, 2007.
Series: Terry Deary's Greek tales.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1180 BC, and young Acheron is a liar. Everybody knows it. As Troy is under siege, he tells tales of Trojan bravery to entertain Prince Paris at the palace. When a stranger announces that the Greeks have left a special gift of a wooden horse, Acheron is suspicious. He races to tell Prince Paris about the Greek plot, but will anyone at the palace believe him?
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Deary; Helen Flook
ISBN: 9780713682168 0713682167
OCLC Number: 76798298
Description: 61 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Terry Deary's Greek tales.
Responsibility: Terry Deary ; illustrated by Helen Flook.

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Young Acheron is a liar. Everybody knows it. But when a stranger comes to the city to announce that the Greeks have departed, leaving a special gift of a wooden horse, Acheron is suspicious. He races  Read more...

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'Hilarious... with energy and invention. Dreary has a remarkable ability to conjure up vivid characters and scene-settings within a brief narrative.' Books for Keeps (September 2007) 'Despite the Read more...

 
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