Alexander the Great: The Greatest Ruler of the Ancient World (What's Their Story?)

 
9780199101900: Alexander the Great: The Greatest Ruler of the Ancient World (What's Their Story?)

This illustrated biography of Alexander the Great is one of a series for children aged 6-9 years, featuring great leaders, heroes, pioneers, inventors and scientists from the past. Each biography tells an exciting story about a real person, that can be read either alone or by a parent or teacher.

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Andrew Langley is a highly successful and widely experienced author of children's reference.

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Grade 3-4-Considering their subject matter, these are two surprisingly boring books. Alexander is portrayed as an intelligent, often kind man whose only fault was that he murdered people who resisted his efforts to take their land and money. Cleopatra is depicted as a beautiful dreamer who only wanted an empire to call her own. These titles are superficial to the point of being confusing. Most of the pages are taken up by lifeless, full-color illustrations, and what little text there is paints history with a very broad brush. The subject matter (bloody battles, adultery, treachery) is actually quite mature for easy readers. Children interested in these historical figures should be steered toward Frederic Theule's Alexander and His Times (Holt, 1996) and Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema's Cleopatra (Morrow, 1994).
Christine A. Moesch, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, NY
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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