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Title: GREEK TALES: THE LION'S SLAVE
By: Terry Deary, Helen Flook (Illus)
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £4.99


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ISBN 10: 1472952901
ISBN 13: 9781472952905
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY EDUCATIONAL
Pub. date: 2 November, 2017
Series: Greek Tales
Pages: 64
Description: 213 BC. The great inventor Archimedes has just one problem. His clumsy servant, Lydia. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, and the Greeks turn to Archimedes for help, it is she who comes up with the answers. Of course Archimedes is a lion in the eyes of the folk of Syracuse. He takes all the credit, but that's life for a Greek girl slave.
Synopsis: From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories...The great inventor Archimedes has just one problem. His clumsy servant, young Lydia, is the bane of his life. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, and the Greeks turn to Archimedes for help, it is young Lydia who always seems to come up with the answers. Of course Archimedes is a lion in the eyes of the folk of Syracuse. He takes all the credit, but that's life for a Greek girl slave. Terry Deary's Greek Tales explore the world of Ancient Greece through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time. These stories feature real people and take place in some of the most recognisable Greek settings. This new edition features notes for the reader to help extend learning and exploration of the historical period.
Illustrations: b&w
Publication: UK
Imprint: Bloomsbury Educational
Returns: Non-returnable
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