Alexander the Great: DK Discoveries

Author(s): Peter Chrisp

Children Non Fiction

Discover the incredible rise of Alexander the Great, from becoming the ruler of Greece at the age of 20, to war against the Persians, his conquests in India and his death only 12 years after taking power.


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Peter has written over 50 children's books, many of them about the ancient world. He is fascinated in particular by the Ancient Greeks and has visited the Greek Islands nine times. Peter currently resides in Brighton.

The long feud; the Persian Empire; the Macedonians; Prince Alexander; the first challenge; the great expedition; "Lord of all Asia"; the Battle of Issus; the siege of Tyre; the city of Alexandria; clash of two kings; the Battle of Gaugamela; a new great king; plots and quarrels; victory in India; into an unknown land; the journey home; death in Babylon; empire builders; discovering King Philip's tomb.

General Fields

  • : 9780751337495
  • : pengui
  • : pengui
  • : May 2003
  • : 278mm X 218mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : Peter Dennis
  • : 938.07092
  • : From 8 To 99
  • : 48
  • : colour illustrations, index
  • : Peter Chrisp