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The story of the Olympics

Author: Minna Lacey; Paddy Mounter; Alison Kelly
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2012.
Series: Usborne young reading. Series two
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : New edView all editions and formats
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From a festival in ancient Greece to a worldwide event today, the Olympics have inspired athletes and supporters alike. Find out how the biggest sports event int he world was born and discover the amazing heroes who made Olympic history.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minna Lacey; Paddy Mounter; Alison Kelly
ISBN: 9781409545934 1409545938
OCLC Number: 775028745
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Includes index.
Target Audience: Key Stage 1.
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Usborne young reading. Series two
Responsibility: Minna Lacey ; illustrated by Paddy Mounter.

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A brilliant introduction to the history of The Olympics, from the traditional games of Ancient Greece, to their revival by Pierre de Coubertin and the pomp and ceremony of the modern Games. Specially  Read more...

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"The best brief account for children...accessible, informative and cheap." - Evening Standard; "...bang up to date" - Time Out; "Irresistible for children learning to read" - Child Education Plus; Read more...

 
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