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EDGE: Battle Books: Marathon

by Gary Smailes

Part of the EDGE: Battle Books Series

EDGE: Battle Books: Marathon Synopsis

Take up your weapons and prepare to fight your own battle in these all-action, interactive adventures, in which you take part in epic battles from throughout history. It is 490 BCE and the ancient city of Athens is under threat. The Persians have sailed across the ocean to invade your land, and now camp on the plains of Marathon, just a few miles from Athens. You are Miltiades, an old warrior with one last chance to prove your loyalty to the city you love. You will command the mighty Greek Hoplite army as it attempts to halt the Persian invasion and save Athens...

EDGE: Battle Books: Marathon Press Reviews

This looks awesome. Horrible Histories meets Fighting Fantasy. * Andy Stanton * History does not get any more exciting than this. Terry Deary, author of Horrible Histories. * Terry Deary *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445101149
Publication date: 14th April 2011
Author: Gary Smailes
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Hobbies, quizzes & games (Children's / Teenage),

About Gary Smailes

I was born in Amman, Jordan and spent some of my childhood in Italy where I learned to draw Volcanoes and stray dogs (a constant source of fascination at the time). I went to school in England and learned to draw many other things too. At Art College I studied Traditional Animation which involved rather a lot of drawing. I have illustrated for a variety of genres including Historical (lots of research), Fantasy (lots of dragons) and Horror (lots of scary stuff). This has been wonderful since my favourite books also happen to be in these genres! To relax I ...

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