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EDGE: Battle Books: Marathon

Written by Gary Smailes

Illustrated by Ollie Cuthbertson

Part of the EDGE: Battle Books Series

EDGE: Battle Books: Marathon Synopsis

Take up your weapons and prepare to fight your own battle in these all-action, interactive adventures, in which you take part in epic battles from throughout history. It is 490 BCE and the ancient city of Athens is under threat. The Persians have sailed across the ocean to invade your land, and now camp on the plains of Marathon, just a few miles from Athens. You are Miltiades, an old warrior with one last chance to prove your loyalty to the city you love. You will command the mighty Greek Hoplite army as it attempts to halt the Persian invasion and save Athens...

EDGE: Battle Books: Marathon Press Reviews

This looks awesome. Horrible Histories meets Fighting Fantasy. * Andy Stanton * History does not get any more exciting than this. Terry Deary, author of Horrible Histories. * Terry Deary *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445101149
Publication date: 14th April 2011
Author: Gary Smailes
Illustrator: Ollie Cuthbertson
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Gary Smailes

Gary Smailes (Author) After obtaining an MA in Military History from Liverpool University, Gary spent a number of years as a historical researcher for the Horrible Histories writer Terry Deary and as a freelance researcher and editor. Gary now splits his time between writing and advising new authors on the best route to publication. He works from his home on the Wirral with his novelist wife Caroline Smailes and their three children. Ollie Cuthbertson (Illustrator) I was born in Amman, Jordan and spent some of my childhood in Italy where I learned to draw Volcanoes and stray dogs (a constant ...

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