Learn how to read and write ancient Greek in this gripping puzzle mystery story about the ancient Olympics, written by Blue Peter Award-winning author Andy Seed!
When ancient Greek friends Phoebe and Leon discover that a pentathlon athlete is cheating in the Olympic Games, they decide that they must stop him before it’s too late. But there are a lot of puzzles to solve along the way, from a mysterious message discovered in the temple to a suspicious conversation at the stadion. Will Phoebe and Leon be able to stop the villain before the winner is crowned? It’s a race to the finish line!
With beautifully detailed artwork by James Weston Lewis, fascinating facts about ancient Greece and a fold-out guide at the back of the book which explains how to read and write ancient Greek and contains an easy-to-use Greek dictionary, this is the perfect book for children who love history and hair-raising adventures.
Featuring ancient Greek messages, maps, logic puzzles and more, children will enjoy immersing themselves in ancient Greece and taking part in the story.
A page of solutions is included at the end of the book.
Other titles in the series include: British Museum The Curse of the Tomb Robbers, an Ancient Egyptian Puzzle Mystery (winner of the 2022 Creative Play Book Award) and British Museum The Plot Against the Emperor, an Ancient Roman Puzzle Mystery.