Ancient Games

By Moira Butterfield
Illustrated by Avalon Nuovo

From the birth of the Olympics to the deadly sports of the Mayans, find out the history of the games that have kept people amused for thousands of years in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide.

Find out about how people such as the Vikings entertained themselves, and how sumo wrestlers win their matches, with fascinating facts and detailed pictures.

  • Will publish just before the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, which are watched and loved by billions of people worldwide
  • A comprehensive look at the history of games including the Olympics, other sporting events through history, board games and so much more
  • No other books looking at games from this angle and ties in to some

About the author

Iris Volant is a researcher and writer for Flying Eye Books, specialising in non-fiction for children. She lives in London.

About the illustrator

Avalon Nuovo is an illustrator and writer from LA who graduated with a BFA from ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena. She has worked for clients such as The New York Times and was featured in American Illustration archive in 2016, 2017 and 2018. She currently lives in Amsterdam.

ISBN: 9781912497348
Imprint: Flying Eye Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 1, 2020
Dimensions: 245 x 310mm, 64pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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