Each title in this series focuses on a past civilisation or a period of British History. The history, geography and way of life are described in lively detail and explained clearly with the aid of colourful maps, archive photographs and accurate artworks. Many pages of activities encourage the reader to enter the world described in the book, and easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams enable him or her to create an artefact from these historic times. Greeks explains the life and times of this ancient civilisation from the earliest beginnings to the rule of Alexander the Great. Topics covered include the original Olympic Games, mythology, the Greek alphabet and children's toys.
Rachel Wright is a writer of children's non-fiction, and has written many titles in this series.