9781499801194
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Blast Back!: Ancient Greece

Blast Back! Series

By Nancy Ohlin, Illustrated by Adam Larkum

$16.99 US / $21.99 CAN

Blast back to ancient Greece in this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!

When people talk about ancient Greece, things like myths and the Olympics may come to mind. But what was ancient Greece really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from what ancient Greeks did for fun to the gods and goddesses they worshipped, and more. Find out cool, little-known facts like their strange food superstitions (many wouldn’t eat beans because they thought beans contained the souls of the dead!) and how they invented theatre!

Download the Blast Back! Series Discussion and Educator’s Guide here!

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Book Details

ISBN9781499801194
Page Count112
FormatHardcover
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size5.5" x 7"
Age range7-10
Publication dateApril 5, 2016
Publication seasonSpring 2016
RightsWorld

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband, their two kids, two cats, a bunny, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door.
  • Adam Larkum is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom. In addition to his illustration work, he also works in animation and develops characters for television.

Product Description

Blast back to ancient Greece in this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!

When people talk about ancient Greece, things like myths and the Olympics may come to mind. But what was ancient Greece really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from what ancient Greeks did for fun to the gods and goddesses they worshipped, and more. Find out cool, little-known facts like their strange food superstitions (many wouldn’t eat beans because they thought beans contained the souls of the dead!) and how they invented theatre!

Download the Blast Back! Series Discussion and Educator’s Guide here!