Run with the Olympic athletes and sweat it out in the deadly ballgame courts of the Aztecs in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide to the sports and games that have entertained people for the past 2500 years.
How did the Vikings keep themselves occupied between raids? What tricks did medieval Japanese sumo wrestlers have to win their matches? With fascinating facts and detailed pictures, this book is the perfect guide to everything to do with games, from the tiniest chess pieces to the biggest sports tournaments
This is Book 1 in the Ancient Series Series. See all Ancient Series books here.
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Cynthia Alonso is an illustrator and graphic designer born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied Design at Buenos Aires University and also taught typography classes there for several years. Alonso is currently living in Berlin.
Iris Volant is a researcher and writer for Flying Eye Books, specialising in non-fiction for children. She lives in London.