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The Tortoise and the Dare

(2006)
(The second book in the Greek Tales series)
A Chapter Book by

 
From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories...

The boys at school are excited. The Olympic games are coming to the city. They may be too young to compete, but their teacher suggests the school should have its own games. Of course, girls have no part at all in these festivities but Elena discovers her twin brother, Cypselis, has made a bet with Big Bacchiad (the school bully). If Cypselis wins he will get a new goat. If he loses then Elena will become Bacchiad's slave. Elena's freedom is at stake - she needs all her cunning to make sure her brother wins. But will he?

Terry Deary's Greek Tales explore the world of Ancient Greece through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time. These stories feature real people and take place in some of the most recognisable Greek settings. This new edition features notes for the reader to help extend learning and exploration of the historical period.

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Hardback Editions

January 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Tortoise and the Dare (Read-It! Chapter Books: Historical Tales)
Author(s): Terry Deary
ISBN: 1-4048-4051-6 / 978-1-4048-4051-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picture Window Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: Greek Tales: The Tortoise and the Dare
Author(s): Terry Deary
ISBN: 1-4729-4202-7 / 978-1-4729-4202-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Educational
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December 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Tortoise and the Dare: Bk. 2 (Greek Tales)
Author(s): Terry Deary
ISBN: 0-7136-8220-5 / 978-0-7136-8220-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Greek Tales: The Tortoise and the Dare: Bk. 2
Author(s): Terry Deary
Publisher: Bloomsbury Education
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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