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Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Romans and Greeks by Sir Tony Robinson
  

Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Romans and Greeks

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Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Romans and Greeks by Sir Tony Robinson

Two fact-filled books come together in Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Romans and Greeks. Sir Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the Greeks and Romans! It's history, but not as we know it! Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed book, including: - Why the ancient Greeks were mad about olive oil - How to keep the gods happy - Who Pythagoras was - Why you should never ignore an omen - Why Alexander the Great named a city after his horse, Bucephalus - How to defeat an elephant-riding army, and - How the Greeks invented the first computer, vending machine and laser death ray For more ancient history facts discover Egyptians.

About the Author

Sir Tony Robinson has written many books on historical subjects, including Bad Kids: The Naughtiest Children in History, the Weird World of Wonders series (British, Egyptians, Greeks, Inventions, Pets, Romans, World War I and World War II), The Worst Jobs in History and The Worst Children's Jobs in History. He has written several television series for children, including Maid Marian and Her Merry Men, for which he received a BAFTA and a Royal Television Society Award. He presented Channel 4's archaeology series Time Team and played Baldrick in Blackadder.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th April 2016

Author

Sir Tony Robinson

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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781509805396

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