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  • Terry Deary's Greek Tales

  • By: Terry Deary
  • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
  • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Summary

In "The Lion's Slave", Archimedes' servant Lydia is the bane of his life. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, it is Lydia who comes up with ways to help the Greeks....

"The Town Mouse and the Spartan House" sees orphaned Darius going to live with his uncle Alcmaeon, a general in the Spartan army - but he finds Spartan life shocking.

In "The Boy Who Cried Horse", young Acheron is known for his tall tales. So when he tells Prince Paris that the Trojan Horse is a Greek plot, no-one believes him....

Finally, "The Tortoise and the Dare" sees Elena in danger of becoming a slave after her brother makes a reckless bet in a sporting contest.

©2012 Terry Deary (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Entertaining with education by stealth!

My 8 year old loves this series. They are the audio equivalent of hiding vegetables in the bolognese sauce - engaging little historically educational stories told from unexpected perspectives. Funny, too.