ANCIENT GREECE BOOKS
Topic Books about the Greeks for Children in KS2
by David Walser
Odysseus must battle his way home from war with the Greek Gods pitted against him. But what will he find when he gets there? From the gory tale of the Cyclops to the trickery of the Trojan Horse, Homer's classic, The Odyssey, is filled with stories of bravery, cleverness and heroism.
Greek Gods & Heroes
The angriest gods… the bravest mortals… the 40 most iconic Greek gods and heroes of all time are here! In this fact-packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series, learn how the Greek mythology sparked humankind's imagination and why these epic stories have been retold for thousands of years.
by Terry Deary
All the most horrible facts about the Groovy Greeks ready for readers to uncover, including why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax.
Meet the Ancient Greeks
by Andy Stanton
These incredible short introductions are just the thing for children who are beginning to explore ancient history. Get to know the basics on Ancient Greece from religious ceremonies to day to day life, with easy-to-digest, humorous text that is reminiscent of the bestselling Horrible Histories series.
Eyewitness: Ancient Greece
Experience Greece in all its glory as you bow down to gods and goddesses, meet the mythical minotaur, wage war with Alexander the Great, take a trip to a temple and cross the finish line at the Olympic Games. Crammed full of information to engage, educate, and entertain.
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Slave in Ancient Greece
Your life will be spent fetching and carrying, and pampering the egos of your masters. You really wouldn't want to be a slave in ancient Greece! This title in the popular series features bright illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail.
Who Let the Gods Out?
by Maz Evans
The first book in the hilarious bestselling Who Let the Gods Out series. When Elliot accidentally releases Thanatos, a wicked death daemon, will Zeus and his crew, who have been enjoying a cushy retirement, be up to the task of saving the world - and solving Elliot's problems too?
The If Odyssey
by Peter Worley
The If Odyssey draws out the philosophy that lies behind each story in Homer's epic tale. Explore with Odysseus the value of happiness, non-existent entities, moral dilemmas, the philosophy of prophecy, and the nature of love among many other philosophical issues for children aged 8+.