Illus. in full color. “An ancient history lesson emerges from this account of the way the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. The book is well tailored to younger readers with careful explanations and short sentences; a pronunciation guide is appended. Drawings portray the story’s main events. A nice supplement to units on ancient Greece or mythology.”–Booklist.
This children’s book focuses on Heinrich Schliemann’s search for Homer’s Troy. The first section is part biography and the story of early archaeology. The last part of the book touches on the Trojan War.