Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Greeks and Romans by Sir Tony Robinson
  

Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Greeks and Romans

Written by Sir Tony Robinson
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Synopsis

Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Greeks and Romans by Sir Tony Robinson

In this new bind-up, Sir Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the Greeks and Romans! It's history, but not as we know it! Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book, including: - Why the ancient Greeks were mad about olive oil - How to keep the gods happy - Who Pythagoras was - Why you should never ignore an omen - Why Alexander the Great named a city after his horse, Bucephalus - How to defeat an elephant-riding army, and - How the Greeks invented the first computer, vending machine and laser death ray

About the Author

Tony Robinson has written many books on historical subjects, including The Worst Children's Jobs in History and Bad Kids. He has written several TV series for children, including Maid Marian and Her Merry Men, for which he received a BAFTA and a Royal Television Award. He presented Channel 4's Time Team series for twenty years and played Baldrick in Blackadder.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Sir Tony Robinson
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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th May 2016

ISBN

9781509805396


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