Read the true story of Alexander's daring childhood and his incredible journey across the known world. Discover the boyhood of a hero, from the dares he took to the sports he loved. A timeline highlights Alexander's life and achievements and puts them in the broader context of the world history. Illustrations and maps bring Alexander's empire vividly to life, from its wonders to its wild beasts.
Author SIMON ADAMS worked as an editor of children's reference books before becoming a full-time writer. He was written and contributed to more than 60 books on subjects like the Tudors, American history, the Titanic, and more. Consultant PAUL CARTLEDGE is Professor of Greek History at the University of Cambridge, England. He has written widely on Alexander the Great and Greek history and served as chief historical consultant for the BBC series The Greeks.
"Featuring extrarodinary people throughout history, this series presents information in an easy-to-read, well-organized format." --Library Media Connection
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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