Designed to amuse and intrigue the young reader, this book combines cartoons with fun facts and simple analogies to provide an introduction to the world of the ancient Greeks asking questions such as: why were the Olympics held?; how did a turtle make music?; and who ran the first marathon?
This is Book 56 in the I Wonder Why Series. See all I Wonder Why books here.
Fiona Macdonald, the author, is a historian specialising in writing books for the children's market. Her previous titles include Step into the Aztec and Maya Worlds.More about Fiona MacDonald