From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories... Darius has been orphaned by the plague in Athens. To escape the sickness he runs off to join his Uncle Alcmaeon, who is a general with the Spartan army.
But to the arrogant and ruthless Spartans, he is as worthless as a mouse.
Then his uncle falls sick. Can Darius can find a cure? And will he ever feel at home in Sparta?Terry Deary's Greek Tales explore the world of Ancient Greece through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time.
These stories feature real people and take place in some of the most recognisable Greek settings.
This new edition features notes for the reader to help extend learning and exploration of the historical period.