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    The Story of The Olympics (Young Reading (Series 2)) (Hardback) By (author) Minna Lacey, Illustrated by Paddy Mounter

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    DescriptionA 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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    Title
    The Story of The Olympics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Minna Lacey, Illustrated by Paddy Mounter
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781409545934
    ISBN 10: 1409545938
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.1
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AG
    BIC E4L: NF5+, SPO
    BIC children’s book marketing category: B5N79
    BIC subject category V2: YNW
    Libri: ENGM3000, ENGL2030, KIND1415, KIND1432
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12400
    BISAC V2.8: JNF046000
    DC22: 796.48
    BISAC V2.8: JNF054000
    BIC subject category V2: 5AG
    DC23: 796.48
    Thema V1.0: YPCA21, YNW
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5AG
    BIC E4L: N5, YST
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    full colour illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Usborne Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Usborne Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "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