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By Fiona Macdonald
ISBN 9781786170736
Miles Kelly
Full color throughout
48 Pages
9 X 11.75


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100 Facts Ancient Greece for kids is bursting with exactly 100 fascinating facts, detailed images and fun activities to help children aged 7+ years learn everything they need to know about the lives of ancient Greeks. + Simple projects throughout help reluctant and early readers understand the facts more clearly. + Full-page artworks bring the ancient world to life. + Comprehensive index enables children to navigate the topics easily. 100 Facts Ancient Greece for kids contains key topics about ancient Greece for children aged 7+ years in simple, exciting numbered facts. Every page showcases fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text. Topics covered in 100 Facts Ancient Greece: + Beliefs about the power of the Gods to punish and reward humans. + The Battle of Troy and the famous wooden horse. + Athens' rivalry with Sparta and the great battles between the armies. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: + When their sons were marching off to war, Spartan women said 'Come back carrying your shield (victorious) or be carried on it (dead!)'. + Pythagoras' followers believed in reincarnation. They were vegetarians but they would not eat beans because they might contain reborn human souls! + Once a year, Athenian citizens voted to ban unpopular people from their city for ten years. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: + Make Helen of Troy's crown using gold-coloured card, sequins and a string of beads. + Quiz question: When was the first Olympic Games held? + Make a Greek chiton using cloth, safety pins and a belt.