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By Andrew Langley

A superb new sequence of well-told, fantastically illustrated biographies, for kids elderly 6-9 years, that includes nice leaders, heroes, pioneers, inventors and scientists from the prior. every one biography tells a thrilling tale a couple of genuine individual, that may be learn both by myself or through a father or mother or instructor. the vibrant paintings will stimulate the mind's eye and linger within the reminiscence. The biographies hyperlink in with nationwide Curriculum KS1 and KS2, historical past, English, technological know-how and different matters. young ones love an excellent tale. What higher solution to introduce them to the giants of our prior than via those pleasant books?

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Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

He began to believe that he was a god. He ordered everyone to bow down before him. But at the same time, he grew sadder and more bad-tempered. When his dear friend Hephaestion died, Alexander wept for many days. , Alexander fell ill. His many war wounds had left him weak, and his doctors knew that he was dying. His old army friends begged to see him one last time. As they filed past his bed, Alexander could no longer speak or move. Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died.

Here, the officers were married to Persian brides. They had no choice—Alexander’s orders had to be obeyed! And besides, the emperor himself was marrying a Persian princess as his second wife. This was his way of uniting Greece and Persia. 29 30 A s Alexander grew more powerful, his dreams became grander and wilder. He began to believe that he was a god. He ordered everyone to bow down before him. But at the same time, he grew sadder and more bad-tempered. When his dear friend Hephaestion died, Alexander wept for many days.

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