The Story of The Olympics

The Story of The Olympics

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A brilliant introduction to the history of The Olympics, from the traditional games of Ancient Greece, to their revival by Pierre de Coubertin and the pomp and ceremony of the modern Games. Specially written as part of the Usborne Reading Programme for children growing in reading confidence and ability, featuring humorous illustrations throughout by Paddy Mounter. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

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  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 134 x 198 x 12mm | 222.26g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • full colour illustrations throughout
  • 1409545938
  • 9781409545934
  • 36,917

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"The best brief account for children...accessible, informative and cheap." - Evening Standard; "...bang up to date" - Time Out; "Irresistible for children learning to read" - Child Education Plus; "The Usborne Young Reading Program has a lovely selection of classic tales adapted for younger readers. Graded in seven levels, these have just enough stretch in them and yet are not too overwhelming" - The Irish Sunday Independent; "Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme" - Julia Eccleshare; "A beautifully-illustrated trip through time looking at the history of the Olympic Games, right through to the event we know today." - Child Education Plus

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