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  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Michael Ford read English and Classics at Oxford University, before a stint teaching English in Greece. He worked in children's non-fiction publishing for several years before becoming an editor of adult fiction in West London. Spartan is his first children's novel.
    2nd January 2020

    Rosalind Franklin

    Rosalind Franklin: air-raid warden, scientist, pioneer. Uncover fascinating facts about the extraordinary life... More

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    1st March 2004

    Avoid Entering the Greek Olympics

    The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with t... More

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    19th March 2015

    You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Ancient Greek Olympics!

    You are a young boy in the city-state of Athens at the height of the Ancient Greek civilisation. Following several years... More

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    5th January 2009

    Legacy of Blood: Spartan 3

    After victory against the Persians, Lysander and the other young warriors from the Spartan barracks are in desperate nee... More

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    2nd August 2010

    The Poisoned House

    Abigail is a maidservant in Greave Hall, an elegant London household governed by the tyrannical housekeeper, Mrs Cotton.... More

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    7th January 2008

    The Fire of Ares: Spartan 1

    Lysander is a slave in ancient Sparta, a Helot, but a chance meeting reveals his noble heritage and he is permitted to b... More

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    25th March 2013

    Heroes, Gods & Monsters Of Ancient Greek Mythology

    Heroes, Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, includin... More

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    2nd June 2008

    Birth of a Warrior: Spartan 2

    Lysander had to leave his roots as a Helot slave far behind him, when he discovered his true identity as the descendant ... More

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