Story of the Olympics by Richard Brassey

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From the games of ancient Greece to the twenty-first century including Rio 16, and with individual tales of heroes and heroines, this is a lively, witty and entertaining guide for young readers everywhere. As always with Richard Brassey's popular books, this is packed with comic strips, fact boxes, hilarious captions and speech bubbles, plus amazing information and entertaining insight.


Story of the Olympics by Richard Brassey

Records and reputations, cheats and champs, victors and venues - here's the lowdown on the modern Olympic games, from bestselling author and illustrator, Richard Brassey.


About the Author

Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original non-fiction books for children, among them the bestselling Nessie the Loch Ness Monster and The Story of Scotland, which won the TES/Saltire Society Award. He lives in London.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

2nd June 2016




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