The Mark of the Cyclops

An Ancient Greek Mystery

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472934148

Category: Greece

Page: 224

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A thrilling mix of Sherlock Holmes and Ancient Greece from bestselling author Saviour Pirotta, with stunning illustrations from up-and-coming illustrator Freya Hartas. This exciting adventure will have readers gripped from start to finish.Young scribe Nico's new friend Thrax has a strange knack for figuring things out. When they travel to wedding with their master, a valuable vase is broken and Thrax's special skills might just come in useful. Can the boys prove that slave girl Gaia is innocent, and discover what the mark of the cyclops means? This dramatic and mysterious tale is packed with wonderful characters and insight into the daily life of the ancient Greeks, a required topic in the KS2 History curriculum. Perfect for fans of the Roman Mysteries, or anyone interested in ancient Greece.
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Secret of the Oracle: an Ancient Greek Mystery

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940164

Category: Children's stories

Page: 240

View: 4553

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The second book in the ancient Greek Mysteries series, a thrilling follow up to Mark of the Cyclops, is a mix of Sherlock Holmes and ancient Greece from bestselling author Saviour Pirotta, with stunning illustrations from up-and-coming illustrator Freya Hartas. This exciting adventure will have readers gripped from start to finish.Scribe Nico and his friend Thrax are back for another adventure in ancient Greece. Their master has brought them to Delphi, to seek guidance from the great oracle. But between the majestic hills of the sacred city, a sinister plot has been formed, and a farmer's daughter has gone missing. Can Nico and Thrax solve the clues, save the girl and learn the secret of the oracle?This dramatic and mysterious tale is packed with wonderful characters and insight into the daily life of the ancient Greeks, a required topic in the KS2 History curriculum. Perfect for fans of the Roman Mysteries, or anyone interested in ancient Greece.
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El Oraculo Oculto (the Hidden Oracle)

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780606400343

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

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Tras enfurecer a Zeus, el dios Apolo es desterrado del Olimpo. Debil y desorientado, aterriza en la ciudad de Nueva York convertido en un chico normal. Sin sus poderes divinos y bajo la apariencia de un adolescente que disimula sus cuatro mil anos de edad, Apolo debera aprender a sobrevivir en el mundo moderno mientras busca la manera de recuperar la confianza de Zeus. Pero entre dioses, monstruos y mortales, Apolo tiene muchos enemigos a quienes no les interesa que recupere sus poderes y vuelva al Olimpo. Cuando Apolo se ve en apuros, solo le queda un lugar donde acudir: un refugio secreto de semidioses modernos conocido como el Campamento Mestizo."
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