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Through Time: Olympics By Richard Platt

Through Time: Olympics
by Richard Platt

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?A sumptuous recreation of the Olympic story, from its ancient origin to modern times
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Through Time: Olympics by Richard Platt

?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 chronological 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.

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About Richard Platt


Richard Platt has been writing for children since 1992. One of his books, Castle Diary, was shortlisted for the Kurt 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.

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GOR005332285
Through Time: Olympics by Richard Platt
Richard Platt
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2012-02-02
48
0753430746
9780753430743
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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