The Story of the Olympics (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Story of the Olympics Records and reputations, cheats and champs, victors and venues - here's the lowdown on the modern Olympic games, published in advance of London 2012, from the one and only Richard Brassey.
- Published: 01 September 2011
- Format: Paperback 32 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781444000481 ISBN 10: 1444000489
- Sales rank: 11,416
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Full description for The Story of the Olympics
The quirkiest guide you will ever read to the history of the world's most famous celebration of sport. From the story of how ethos of the games of ancient Greece has been carried down and into the twenty-first century, to the individual tales of heroes and heroines, this is a lively, witty and entertaining guide for young readers everywhere. As always with Richard Brassey's popular books, there are comic strips, fact boxes, hilarious captions and speech bubbles, in a book that's packed with amazing information and entertaining insight.