Out soon: “Adventures in Time: Alexander the Great” by Dominic Sandbrook also in Deutsche “König der Könige: Alexander der Große”

Good day everyone, thanks to be here on Alessandro III di Macedonia! I’ve a new book I’d like to point out the release of a new children’s book in both English and German:

Dominic Sandbrook

Illustrated by Edward Bettison

From 10 years and up

Dominic Sandbrook has been passionate about history ever since he read the Ladybird children’s books. As a historian, he has written eight books for adults. He has also presented several BBC television series, covering topics such as time travel, alien invasions, the James Bond films and the Harry Potter stories. His favourite book is The Lord of the Rings. His favourite football team is Wolverhampton Wanderers. He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and son, Arthur. It was Arthur who came up with the idea for Adventures in Time, after a family trip to the Imperial War Museum. He now serves as the books’ chief battle consultant.

Adventures in Time: Alexander the Great

Imprint: Particular Books

Publishing date: 04 november 2021

Take a journey to a vanished world with the ADVENTURES IN TIME series – stories so exciting you won’t believe they’re all true

‘Alexander’s mind was clear. It was time to go east. Time to march into Asia, to confront the Persians and to meet his destiny.’

Alexander of Macedon has one, wild dream: to rule the world. And with his childhood friends and his beloved horse Bucephalas, he sets out from his home in Ancient Greece to do just that. With historian Dominic Sandbrook as our guide, join Alexander on his incredible journey, travelling through the deserts of Egypt and over the snow-capped mountains of Persia all the way to India, defeating all who stand in his way. For anything is possible with the blessing of the gods…

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened…

Imprint: Particular Books
Publishing date: 04/11/2021
ISBN: 978-0241469743
Length: 176 Pages
Dimensions: 240 mm x 28 mm x 156 mm
Weight: 500g
RRP: £ 14.99
Imprint: Penguin
Publishing date: 04/11/2021
ISBN: 978-0241469750
Length: 176 Pages
RRP: £14.99

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This book will be published in German – Deutsche too (what about an Italian translation too?)

Weltgeschichte(n) – König der Könige: Alexander der Große

Imprint: CBJ Verlag

Publishing on: 9 November 2021

Der größte Eroberer aller Zeiten

Die Geschichte von Alexander dem Großen erzählt das Leben eines Jungen aus den Bergen Makedoniens, der sich für den Nachfahren von Zeus hielt, mit 20 Jahren König wurde und eines der größten Reiche der Geschichte schuf. Er eroberte das Persische Reich, führte seine Männer über Ägypten und Zentralasien bis nach Indien, regierte dann von Persien aus als König der Könige und starb schließlich unter mysteriösen Umständen mit nur 32 Jahren.

Dominic Sandbrook katapultiert die Leser in eine antike Welt voller mythischer Götter und sagenhafter Städte. Wir begleiten Alexander in seiner sagenumwobenen Kindheit und den Dramen seines kurzen Lebens, begegnen Charakteren wie seinem Kindheitsfreund Hephaistion, seinem Lehrer Aristoteles, seiner asiatischen Ehefrau Roxane, aber auch einfachen Leuten, die mit seinem Leben verwoben waren. So entsteht das Bild eines großen Mannes, der zugleich Visionär und Krieger, Held und Monster war.

Geschichtswissen in einer fundierten, mitreißenden und dramatischen Erzählung für Leser ab 10 Jahren. Von Historiker und Autor Dominic Sandbrook einfühlsam geschildert und in einen globalen Kontext gesetzt, ohne zu beschönigen.

HardcovereBook epub
ca. 250 Seiten
15,5 x 21,0 cm
Mit s/w Illustrationen
ISBN: 978-3570179062
€ 14,00
Mit s/w Illustrationen
ISBN: 978-3641274115
€ 11,99

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I’ll update the informations when they will be available! Have a good day,


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