This concise, visual biography of one of the world's most fascinating historical figures engages kids by using colorful photographs, illustrations, maps, and archival objects, as well as lively narrative. Using period artwork, primary source accounts, photographs, artifacts and a lively, engaging text, this book examines the life of Alexander the Great, from his childhood to his major achievements and victories in battle.
Author Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference books before becoming a full-time writer. He was written and contributed to more than 60 books on subjects like the Tudors, American history, the Titanic, and more. Consultant Paul Cartledge is Professor of Greek History at the University of Cambridge, England. He has written widely on Alexander the Great and Greek history and served as chief historical consultant for the BBC series "The Greeks."