Mission to Marathon
Written by Geoffrey Trease
Part of the Flashbacks Series
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The Lovereading4Kids commentA brilliant evocation of the moment when the Persians invaded Greece and landed at Marathon, the place that enshrined forever because of the runs named after it.
The dangers of the past are vividly brought to life in this thrilling short story.
Mission to Marathon by Geoffrey TreaseA story set in Ancient Greece. When news reaches Athens that Persian ships are about to invade Greece, Philip knows that his uncle and grandmother are in great danger. As his brothers and father are busy preparing for war, he is the only one who can cross the mountains and warn his family. The race is on... but will he reach them in time?
About the Author
Interest Age: 8-11
More books by Geoffrey Trease
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
6th March 2006
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