Who Was Alexander the Great?

Who Was Alexander the Great?

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Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series!

When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many supporters, but they also earned him enemies. This easy-to-read biography offers a fascinating look at the life of Alexander and the world he lived in.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448484235
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 06/07/2016
Series: Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 47,060
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kathryn and Robin Waterfield have written many books, ranging from children's fiction to ancient history. They live on a small olive farm in southern Greece.

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