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Groovy Greeks / Terry Deary ; illustrated by Martin Brown.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Brown, Martin, 1959- [author,, illustrator.].
Series: Deary, Terry, Horrible histories: Edition: Abridged edition.Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781407135823 ; 1407135821 .Subject(s): Greeks -- History -- Children's nonfiction | Greece -- History -- 146 B.C.-323 A.D. -- Children's nonfiction | Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C. -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 938 Summary: "Apparently the ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn't start school until they were seven, and girls didn't have to go at all. But it wasn't always so jolly. Readers can discover who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax! With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary." --Publisher's description.
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Junior Non Fiction Eltham LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Non Fiction 938 (Browse shelf) Available i2134777
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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks including: Who had the world's first flushing toilet. Why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax! With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers.

Includes index.

"Apparently the ancient Greeks were a rather groovy bunch. The boys didn't start school until they were seven, and girls didn't have to go at all. But it wasn't always so jolly. Readers can discover who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax! With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary." --Publisher's description.

Ages 7-12.

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