By Andrew Langley

ISBN-10: 1588242730

ISBN-13: 9781588242730

An excellent new sequence of well-told, fantastically illustrated biographies, for kids elderly 6-9 years, that includes nice leaders, heroes, pioneers, inventors and scientists from the previous. every one biography tells a thrilling tale a few actual individual, that may be learn both by myself or through a father or mother or instructor. the vibrant art will stimulate the mind's eye and linger within the reminiscence. The biographies hyperlink in with nationwide Curriculum KS1 and KS2, background, English, technological know-how and different topics. kids love an exceptional tale. What greater option to introduce them to the giants of our prior than via those pleasant books?

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31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

His many war wounds had left him weak, and his doctors knew that he was dying. His old army friends begged to see him one last time. As they filed past his bed, Alexander could no longer speak or move. Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

When he got back to Persia, he invited 90 of his officers to a mass wedding. It took place in a huge tent, held up by pillars 33 feet (10 meters) high, covered in jewels and hung with gold curtains. Here, the officers were married to Persian brides. They had no choice—Alexander’s orders had to be obeyed! And besides, the emperor himself was marrying a Persian princess as his second wife. This was his way of uniting Greece and Persia. 29 30 A s Alexander grew more powerful, his dreams became grander and wilder.

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