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- Description*In the same spirit as the previous Through Time titles, this book explores the evolution of the Olympic Games, from its ancient origins to modern times. The chrological format allows the reader to experience life in many diverse cities and cultures during different historical periods. Through Time: The Olympic Games tells the complete story of history's most famous, and most international, sporting competition. The narrative runs from city to city, exploring the impact of the Games on each host nation as well as the key social, political and cultural events of the time. Woven into this narrative are all the major sporting highlights, facts and record-breakers.
- Author Biography*Richard Platt has been writing for children since 1992. One of his books, Castle Diary, was shortlisted for the Kate Maschler Award, The Times Education Supplement award, and a History Today prize. His Pirate Diary won the Kate Greenaway Medal 2002, the Silver Smarties Award 2002, and won the Best Book With Facts' prize in the Blue Peter Book Awards 2003. Richard lives with his wife, Mary, near to Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK.
- Author(s)Richard Platt
- PublisherPan Macmillan
- Date of Publication02/02/2012
- SubjectChildren's General Interest & Leisure
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintKingfisher Books Ltd
- Out-of-print date08/05/2015
- Width250 mm
- Height315 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Illustrator(s)Manuela Cappon
- Edition StatementUnabridged
- Interest Age7
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