An Ancient Greek Athlete by Jacqueline Morley
  

An Ancient Greek Athlete

Written by Jacqueline Morley
Illustrated by David Antram
Part of the How to be S. Series

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Synopsis

An Ancient Greek Athlete by Jacqueline Morley

How To Be is an entertaining new series exploring some of the most difficult occupations of the past from the perspective of an applicant for the job. The book is packed with facts and investigates all aspects of your life as an Ancient Greek Athlete including history and culture, sport and games, play and recreation, fighting and war practice, and the thrill of the athletes as they prepare for shame or glory at Olympia. The book features illustrations of contemporary characters and artefacts to elucidate the text. Informative captions, a quiz, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal educational text. How to be an Ancient Greek Athlete and the National Curriculum: fits into the guidelines for the National Literacy Strategy at Key Stage 2, promoting literacy in primary school classrooms; helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world' and 'skills in literacy'.

About the Author

Jacqueline Morley studied English at Oxford University. She has taught English and History and has written historical fiction and nonfiction for children and is the author of the prize winning An Egyptian Pyramid in the Inside Story series. David Antram was born in Brighton England and studied at Eastbourne College of Art. He worked in advertising for fifteen years before becoming a full-time artist. He has illustrated many children's non-fiction books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 6+

Author

Jacqueline Morley
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Publisher

Book House an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

1st July 2005

ISBN

9781905087068


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