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The tortoise and the dare

Author: Terry Deary; Helen Flook
Publisher: London : A. & C. Black, 2007.
Series: Terry Deary's Greek tales.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Olympic games are coming to the city. Elena discovers that Cypselis, her brother has made a bet with Big Bacchiad (the school bully). If Cypselis wins he will get a new goat, if he loses then Elena will become Bacchiad's slave. Elena's freedom is at stake - she needs all her cunning to make sure her brother wins. But will he?
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Children's historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Deary; Helen Flook
ISBN: 9780713682205 0713682205
OCLC Number: 76798299
Description: 61 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Words to know --
In the beginning --
Bet --
Practice run --
Secret plan --
Race --
Strong finish --
Afterword.
Series Title: Terry Deary's Greek tales.
Responsibility: [text Terry Deary] ; illustrated by Helen Flook.

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750 BC. The boys at school are excited. Their teacher suggests the school holds its own Olympic games. Elena watches as her twin brother, Cypselis, prepares and discovers a bet with Big Bacchiad. If  Read more...

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