Avoid Entering the Greek Olympics by Michael Ford
  

Synopsis

Avoid Entering the Greek Olympics by Michael Ford

The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding the understanding of several aspects of Ancient Greek life, including sport, education, social structure and religion. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts. This title is relevant to Key Stage 2 history and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.

About the Author

Michael Ford was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire. He read English and Classics at Worcester College, Oxford. Having taught English in Greece, he now works as a writer and editor of children's non-fiction. David Antram was born in Brighton in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist. He has illustrated many children's non-fiction books.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Michael Ford
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Publisher

Book House an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2004

ISBN

9781904642060


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