Mission to Marathon Geoffrey Trease

A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Paperback / softback 64 pages

ISBN:
9780713676778
Size:
198 x 129 xmm
Published:
1st March 2006
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For National Curriculum Key Stage 2
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Overview

A story set in Ancient Greece. When news reaches Athens that Persian ships are about to invade Greece at Marathon, Philip knows that his uncle and grandmother are in great danger. As his brothers and father are busy preparing for war, he is the only one who can cross the mountains and warn his family. The race is on...but will he reach them in time?

Author

Geoffrey Trease was a prolific writer, with over 100 books to his name, and has been translated into 20 languages. He is best known for his children's historical fiction. His most popular and successful book, Cue For Treason, portrayed a company of strolling players in Shakespeare's time and a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I.

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