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Ancient Greece Books for Kids

  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
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    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
    NQUE 7 years +
    7 years +
    (5)
    • £11.99
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    Children can be heroes and create their own history, maths and science adventures with these 12 interactive books. All they have to do is solve the clues and answer the questions to complete the quests.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these will make learning fun and assist children with their studies at school. They'll also help develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    If children get a question wrong, they'll find clues that guide them along to the correct answer.
  • Marcia Williams' Greek Myths Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406375923 - Marcia Williams
    MWGM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
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    Marcia Williams provides an exciting and accessible introduction to the most famous and gripping tales from Greek Mythology in this great value collection.

    With witty illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these books are ideal for newly confident readers and those who have an interest in history. The tales are also exciting enough to appeal to those children who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    Presented in a comic book style, among the stories children will enjoy reading are those of Pandora's Box, Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus and The Twelve Tasks of Heracles.
  • STMI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
  • Marcia Williams Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406362954 - Marcia Williams
    MWHC 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Marcia Williams' ability to translate some of history's most important moments into an easily accessible cartoon-strip style has made her a long-term Book People favourite - and this 10-book collection will help children of any age learn all about myths, legends and history in a fun and exciting way!

    Covering a wide range of topics varying from Noah's Ark to Greek Myths, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the retellings are full of clever and witty observations that will have children aged 7+ returning to the books time and time again.
  • MIDA 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This beautifully illustrated book introduces a whole host of gods and goddesses and men, women and monsters from Ancient Greek myths.

    Containing 12 stories from Greek mythology, it will help children learn all about Pandora and her dreaded box; Icarus and his wings of wax; and the greedy, gold-fingered King Midas.

    Each story has been retold in accessible style and this text is complemented by the breathtaking and vibrant artwork.
  • AGQ2 8 years +
    8 years +
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    From Homer and Plato to Alexander the Great, the leaders and thinkers of ancient Greece had a huge impact on the world and are still influential today. This book looks at the beginnings of democracy and scientific discoveries that took place during this time.
  • AEK2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This informative and accessible book offers a look at what day-to-day life was like for the ancient Greeks. It reveals how the people who lived during this time went about their daily routine and how children went to 'school' in this period.
  • I Wonder Why? Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753440056
    XIWDY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This bumper collection of fact-filled books will intrigue and entertain children who prefer non-fiction.

    Covering topics children often wonder about like why penguins can't fly; why leaves change colour; and why stars twinkle, the books have a conversational format that presents the facts in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these are beautifully designed books.
  • AFZ2
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    Learn all about the gods and goddesses that the ancient Greeks believed in and worshipped. These incredible figures - including Zeus and Athena - were not all-powerful; many of them had flaws which made them even more relatable.
  • ABOHB 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the past. Filled with historical information from the first people, farmers, cities and civilisations all the way to the World Wars and the modern day, this book answers such questions as 'What were the pyramids for?'; 'Who lived in the Forbidden City?'; and, 'When was the World Wide Web invented?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
  • ACXPW 6 years +
    6 years +
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    A fantastic compendium, this wonderful collection of Greek myths taken from "Usborne Young Reading" titles is a thrilling and informative read. Featuring the best-known of all the Greek heroes and monsters, with six stories starring Perseus and Medusa, Pegasus, Heracles, Odysseus, the Wooden Horse and the Minotaur. A section after the stories gives more details on the various gods and other Greek myths. "Usborne's Young Reading" series was developed in conjunction with an expert from Roehampton University and is designed to encourage independent reading. Each individual story has clear, engaging text and is accompanied by original illustrations.
  • AEPCF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is a far-reaching history of Ancient Greece, from the early Minoans to the rise of Classical Greece and its conquest by the Macedonians. It includes detailed information on the key figures, battles and geography of the Ancient Greek Empire, as well as information on the day-to-day life of its citizens, including Gods and Goddesses, education and the foundation of the Olympic games. It features stunning photographs and detailed reconstructions that create a vivid picture of life in Ancient times. A comprehensive factfinder section includes a time chart, who's who and glossary, making it perfect for reference use. It is internet-linked to recommended websites to encourage further learning.
  • AQXOM 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Greece. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.
  • AIWXK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Apparently the ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn't start school until they were seven, and girls didn't have to go at all. But it wasn't always so jolly. Readers can discover who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax! With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary.
  • ABZIJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    "DK Eyewitness Mythology" is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures offer your child a unique 'eyewitness' view of history's gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. Show your child the world in a sealskin, a fire-breathing dragon, the one-eyed Cyclops and learn about the supernatural powers of the gods. They'll also discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole and the sacred art of sand painting. Then use the giant pull-out wall chart to decorate their room. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Mythology. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at our associated website.
  • ADNSY 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This title is a beautifully written and illustrated collection of Greek myths containing seventeen famous tales full of love, loss, greed, envy and bravery. Beautifully written by Ann Turnbull and illustrated by Sarah Young, this collection of seventeen Greek myths is truly something to treasure. The timeless stories of Theseus and the Minotaur, Persephone, King Midas, Ariadne, Orpheus and Eurydice, and Echo and Narcissus are told with great freshness and there is a good balance between the gentler myths and the ones packed with battles and monsters. It is a wonderful collection and a wonderful introduction to the fascinating world of Greek mythology, brought to life by one of our finest writers and an exciting new illustrator.
  • AKHUA
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    The myths and legends of the ancient world still fascinate and entertain people the world over. Stories of gods and goddesses have a timeless appeal that captures the attention of generation after generation of children. Basher History: Mythology gives a fresh look to some of the key characters from famous myths and legends - meet Zeus, father of the Greek gods; Norse Freyja, goddess of love, beauty, war and death; and Egyptian Bastet, goddess of cats, along with many many others. A spread about Roman gods provides a handy key to the relationship between Greek gods and their Roman equivalents.
  • AKRBM 9 years +
    9 years +
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    From killer king Oedipus to monstrous Medusa's horrible hair, the classic Greek legends are back ...with a modern twist. Discover how Heroic Heracles sits his SATs and the wife of top god Zeus spills the beans about her legendary husband. Discover foul fact about furies, harpies and other killer creatures plus the evils of the Underworld revealed. 100% horrible!
  • AOWXJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history.
  • AAPWX
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    For anyone from the effortlessly erudite to those who think that a myth is a female moth, it's extremely handy to know about Greek myths. Not only are they everywhere - books, films, language, the collective subconscious - it will also make you look clever. Now from Jason and the Argonauts to Helen of Troy (via Achilles' Heel), all the essential myths - plus a few brilliant but less well-known ones - have been condensed in one hilarious volume. Featuring eye-gouging, baby-eating, liver-pecking and wooden horses, these are some of the most exciting and satisfying tales ever told ...from the stories that created Heroes, invented Amazons, and brought you the Cyclops, centaurs and ladies with snakes in their hair. It was written by Tracey Turner and illustrated by celebrated cartoonist Sally Kindberg.
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  • ADBIW 6 years +
    6 years +
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    The Greek myths are a fascinating part of our cultural heritage, and young children will find these stories of gods, mortals and monsters irresistible. This collection of the best-known stories are retold in a magical and sensitive way.'
  • AMPPY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Ladybird Histories is a series of books about periods and people in history that children find especially engaging and that are often taught in schools. Each book is packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles and important characters, to the influence of the past on the world around us today. Ladybird Histories: Ancient Greeks is the ideal homework help book for primary school children. Packed with everything they need to know about life in ancient Greece, this book is perfect for all school project work. It is packed with information about topics such as what the ancient Greeks wore, what they ate and who their leaders were.