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The Boy Who Cried Horse
by Terry Deary
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0713682167, Paperback)1180 BC. Young Acheron is a liar. Everybody knows it. Troy is under siege and Acheron tells tales of Trojan bravery to entertain Prince Paris and the beautiful Helen at the palace. But when a stranger comes to the city to announce that the Greeks have departed, leaving a special gift of a wooden horse, Acheron is suspicious. He races to tell Prince Paris about the Greek plot, but will anyone at the palace believe him? Er, no, actually! As Aesop said, "There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth."
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:00:44 -0400)
Acheron is the best liar in Troy. In his stories he can make King Paris and the Trojan heroes sound like gods. But when a stranger arrives in the city, with news that the Greek enemy have left without a fight, Acheron is suspicious. But will anyone believe his latest story? Suggested level: primary.
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