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Meet the Ancient Greeks

Meet the Ancient Greeks
 

There's so much to digest when it comes to History - how do you know where to begin? These incredible short introductions are just the thing for readers who are beginning to explore ancient history. Get to know the basics on Ancient Greece from religious ceremonies to day to day ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781787412750
Barcode 9781787412750
Published 1 May 2019 by Templar Publishing
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Davies, James
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781787412750
ISBN-10 178741275X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Templar Publishing
Imprint Templar Publishing
Publication Date 1 May 2019
International Publication Date 24 January 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Davies, James
Category Reference
History
Number of Pages 72
Dimensions Width: 207mm
Height: 207mm
Spine: 11mm
Weight 405g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Greeks - Juvenile literature, Greece - Juvenile literature - Civilization - To 146 BC
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 938
Catalogue Code 959928

Description of this Book

There's so much to digest when it comes to History - how do you know where to begin? These incredible short introductions are just the thing for readers who are beginning to explore ancient history. Get to know the basics on Ancient Greece from religious ceremonies to day to day life, with easy-to-digest, humorous text that is reminiscent of the bestselling Horrible Histories series. James Davies' stunning artwork and infographics provide a fresh nonfiction approach that is sure to captivate young readers.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This is another excellently presented book, in an attractive square format hardback with top quality shiny paper which sets the illustrations off really well. It's a perfect short introduction which is ideal for readers who are beginning to explore ancient history - and Ancient Greeks will be studied at school. Readers will get to know the basics on Ancient Greece from religious ceremonies to day to day life, with easy-to-digest, humorous text accompanied by detailed and engrossing illustrations that pack in plenty of humorous detail to bring these ancient people to life for today's children. A good way to encourage reluctant readers too. These books are an excellent mix of history and humour - they are presented in a way that will appeal to the majority of children and encourage them to enjoy learning, and want to know more. * Parents in Touch *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

James Davies (Author, Illustrator) James Davies is an illustrator and author from Wales, now living in Bristol. He has recently returned to illustration with a uniquely bold, graphic style, influenced by old cartoons and retro picture books and is the author and illustrator of the best-selling Meet the... series. His first picture book, Long Dog, is due out in July 2018. James's favourite food group is carbs and his worst enemy is a bald Chihuahua.

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