1 The Persians Are Coming. I shan’t,’ Philip assured him. He quickened his pace as they parted. He wanted to show that he could get to Marathon much faster than Davus could have done. After a little while he looked back.
1 The Persians Are Coming. Davus was plodding his way back at the leisurely speed of an old man.
Robert) Geoffrey Trease FRSL (11 August 1909 – 27 January 1998) was a prolific British writer who published 113 books, mainly for children, between 1934 and 1997.
Robert) Geoffrey Trease FRSL (11 August 1909 – 27 January 1998) was a prolific British writer who published 113 books, mainly for children, between 1934 and 1997, starting with Bows Against the Barons and ending with Cloak for a Spy in 1997. His grandfather was a historian, and was one of the main influences on his work. He is best known for the children's novel Cue for Treason (1940).
He is best known for his children's historical fiction. His most popular and successful book, Cue For Treason, portrayed a company of strolling players in Shakespeare's time and a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I. Country of Publication.
There was no doubt of that. But Miltiades was no fool. How could he march out and attack a Persian army perhaps three times as big as his own? The Persian cavalry were the greatest threat. small mounted patrols, riding to and fro across the plain, they had not so far been much in evidence. But they were there all right. Their horses could be seen in the distance, grazing in the wide marshes. They could be rounded up and mounted fast enough if the Greeks came down on to the open ground. Miltiades must be well aware of that
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A story set in Ancient Greece. When news reaches Athens that. Persian ships are about to invade Greece at Marathon, Philip knows that. his uncle and grandmother are in great danger. As his brothers and. father are busy preparing for war, he is the only one who can cross the. mountains and warn his family but will he reach them.
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Mission To Marathon book. Flashbacks' is an exciting series of stories each of which is set at a different time in history. Each book is full of historical details and accurate illustrations. The books are geared to Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum.
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