The Ancient Olympic Games

the ancient olympic games

Travel back in time to Ancient Greece to discover the origins of the Olympic Games. Bright, bold and dynamic artwork bring to life the origins of the Olympic Games. Find out about the legend behind the games, the original events and the excitement that filled Olympia during the Olympic Festival. See how the competitors used […]

Myths, Monsters and Mayhem in Ancient Greece

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The Greek myths are some of the oldest and most famous stories ever told. This striking comic book collection is the perfect introduction to the world of the gods – containing six tales full of love, loss, greed, envy and bravery. Journey down to the Underworld with Orpheus and join Theseus in his quest to […]

Greek Tales: The Boy Who Cried Horse

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From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories… Young Acheron is a liar. Everybody knows it. Troy is under siege and Acheron tells tales of Trojan bravery to entertain Prince Paris and the beautiful Helen at the palace. But when a stranger comes to the city to announce that the Greeks have departed, leaving a special […]

Icarus Was Ridiculous

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Izzy LOVES all the stories the Ancient Greeks told! She can’t wait to tell her friends about Icarus, who was a TOTAL NUMPTY, and the Trojan Horse, which ended a war and wasn’t even REAL! So pull up a plinth and enjoy all the DRAMA of the original Greek myths, as told by Pamela Butchart […]

Greek Heroes: Top Ten Myths and Legends!

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Discover the magical myths and legendary heroes of Ancient Greece with award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams . Travel back in time with goat-footed Pan to explore the myths and legends of Ancient Greece. Meet the mighty gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus and some of the worlds best-loved heroes and heroines. In this book you’ll find […]

So You Think You’ve Got it Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece

Part of Nosy Crow’s list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum and developed in consultation with one of the world’s leading experts on ancient Greece. A kid’s life in ancient Greece might sound like fun, what with all that brilliant sunny weather and watching the Olympic Games, but actually life for kids could […]

The Orchard Book of Greek Myths

Discover the drama and thrill of sixteen classic Ancient Greek myths in this glorious story collection. Featuring all of the best-known stories, including Theseus & the Minotaur , Heracles, Daedalus & Icarus , The Wooden Horse and Pandora’s Box . Retold by master storyteller, Geraldine McCaughrean, with full colour artwork throughout, this is an essential […]

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Half boy . Half God . ALL Hero . I was just a normal kid, I went to school (got expelled a lot, but that wasn’t my fault), played sports and hung out with my best friend. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. Now, I spend my time at Camp Half Blood, battling monsters […]

Athena: The Story of a Goddess

Discover the adventures of Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, war and courage. From her extraordinary birth – sprung from the head of her father, in the midst of a thunderous headache – to her refusal to take no for an answer. Find out how she inspired powerful gods, goddesses and humans and the […]

A Visitor’s Guide to Ancient Greece

This humorous guide to Ancient Greece is crammed with information and advice for time-tourists. Each illustrated page is full of things to see and do, and there’s also quotations from notable Greeks, a glossary of new words, a timeline and more. A book for libraries and schools, with contents and index plus internet links to […]

Mark of the Cyclops (The Ancient Greek Mysteries)

A thrilling mix of Sherlock Holmes and Ancient Greece from prize-winning author Saviour Pirotta, with stunning illustrations from up-and-coming illustrator Freya Hartas. This exciting adventure will have readers gripped from start to finish. Young scribe Nico’s new friend Thrax has a strange knack for figuring things out. When they travel to wedding with their master, […]

Who Let the Gods Out?

The first book in the hilarious bestselling WHO LET THE GODS OUT series, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. When Elliot wishes upon a star, he doesn’t expect a constellation to crash into a dungheap on his family farm. The star is Virgo. She thinks she’s perfect. Elliot doesn’t. And together they release Thanatos, evil […]

Leo and the Gorgon’s Curse

Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone’s vaults, lie a humble collection of books. Filled with legendary stories from his ancestors, they tell of fearless fighters and unlikely heroes. Venturing into Greek mythology, this is the fourth title in the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Full of dangerous challenges, cunning monsters and godly heroes, this title is […]

Greek Myths

Eight favourite Greek myths – illustrated in colourful, cartoon-strip style! The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world’s best loved heroes and heroines. In this book, you’ll find the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the […]

Beasts of Olympus: Beast Keeper

A boy is reunited with his long-lost father, the Greek god Pan, only to find himself taken to the kingdom of the gods. What begins as just another ordinary day for Demon ends up being far from normal . . . because travelling on a rainbow to Mount Olympus is a bit odd for anyone, […]

Greek Gods & Heroes

50 Inspiring Icons: Greek Gods and Heroes: Meet 40 mythical immortals by Sylvie Baussier The angriest gods… the bravest mortals… the 40 most iconic Greek gods and heroes of all time are here! In this fact-packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series, learn how the Greek mythology sparked humankind’s imagination and why these epic […]

Mission to Marathon

A story set in Ancient Greece. When news reaches Athens that Persian ships are about to invade Greece at Marathon, Philip knows that his uncle and grandmother are in great danger. As his brothers and father are busy preparing for war, he is the only one who can cross the mountains and warn his family. […]

Mythologica: An Encyclopedia of Gods, Monsters and Mortals from Ancient Greece

Amazon’s No. 1 Children’s Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 is an illustrated encyclopedia of Greek mythology like no other. Mythologica features startlingly beautiful and exquisitely otherworldly portraits of mythological characters in eye-popping colour from artist Victoria Topping and authoritative text from Classics scholar and Greek mythology expert Dr Stephen Kershaw. Uncover the colourful lives […]

Fleeced!

A madcap, modern yet mythological adventure! Aries, the ghost of the ram of Golden Fleece fame, remains furious at the loss of his beautiful coat – stolen by Jason and the Argonauts centuries ago. Aries is desperate to leave the Greek Underworld so he can find his beloved fleece, and when he gets a chance […]

Ancient Greece Topic

Ancient Greece Topic Booklist Welcome to the world where monsters and mortals collide! The Ancient Greece topic is full of intriguing stories of gods and heroes as well as the fascinating history of ancient daily life and epic battles. We’ve put together a list of the best children’s books all about the world of the […]