The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War
The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War tells the classic story of the Trojan War. The book describes the ancient city of Troy with its massive stone wall so thick that no invading army could possibly break through. Tensions have been rising between the Greeks and the Trojans, but when the Trojans capture Helen, the beautiful wife of King Menelaus of Greece, the two great kingdoms go to war. After ten long years of fighting, the Greek soldier, Odysseus, finally comes up with a plan to sneak inside Troy. The Greeks build a giant wooden horse, hide in it, and attack the city when the Trojans bring the horse within their walls. This retelling of the famous trick that won the Trojan war will help children come to know and understand the classical story made famous by Homer’s Iliad.