Despina and the Dove by Eugene Trivizas, in English, Limited Edition
This book is out of print and available in limited quantities. Order yours today and relive the Athens 2004 Olympics with Despina & your child!
Through this new edition, Triviza's dove spans her wings again to guide all of us in an amazing trip through past, present and future of the biggest celebration of mankind: The Olympic Games. Despina is there too. Never tired, she travels together with the dove and all of us in order to present to us all the wonderous things that she saw and learned in this one of a kind travel.
For the travel, all that is required is for someone to be able to dream and to be able to believe in something better. It is enough for someon to have the strength to fight, to sweat, to attempt.It is enough to be able to embrace daily, through someone's acts and thoughts, a small white dove, in order to fulfill the ideals of peace, of inclusion, of celebration and of attempt.
Through the pages of this book, the author provides us with the history, the underlined values, and the real meaning of the Olympic Games, from their birth in ancient years to today and the return of the Games to their cradle, in Athens of 2004.
The book includes a bonus boardgame at the back of the book. All you need is a die, two to five people and two to five buttons that are the colors of the olympic rings.
"A wonderful narration, full of lessons so that parents all over the world can remember, and children all over the world can learn. (...)"
Athens 2004 Olympic Committee - President
Hardcover, 191 Pages with full color illustrations