Newburyport Public Library

Who was Alexander the Great?, by Kathryn Waterfield and Robin Waterfield ; illustrated by Andrew Thomson - hardcover

"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"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Who was Alexander the Great? -- The son of his father -- A prince's life -- The adventure begins -- Alexander in Egypt -- Showdown! -- King of Persia -- The the edge of the world -- The desert march -- Death in Babylon
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
106 pages, illustrations, map, 20 cm

Library Locations

  • Newburyport Public Library

    94 State Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950, US