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History News

The Greek News

By Philip Steele; Anton Powell; Various (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763641979, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2009

"These entertaining, deftly organized books will make terrific light-hearted additions to cirriculum units on ancient civilizations." Publishers Weekly
Stop the presses What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly format.

About the Author
Anton Powell is a leading author of books on the ancient Greeks for young readers. "Building glistening temples or warring with Sparta was not always 'ancient history.' It was once breaking news and that is how it is told in THE GREEK NEWS."