Be a fly on the wall in the time of the ancient Greeks. Follow Greek warrior Agathon on his way home from battle, listen to Ariston tell tales of brave Odysseus, learn Alpha to Omega with mischievous Hektor and hear the crowd roar as you watch Olympic athletes sprint for the finishing-line. These pages are packed full of up-to-date information about the world of the ancient Greeks from the latest archaeological discoveries, so you can see history as it really happened!
Winner of EA English 4-11 Award for the Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year: Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction 2008.
MICK MANNING grew up in West Yorkshire and studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London. He has written and illustrated over 60 books, many of them for Frances Lincoln, mostly with his wife BRITA GRANSTROM. Their distinctive books have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Prize, the English Association 4-11 Award and The Royal Society Young People's Book Award. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders with their four sons.