Rosemary Sutcliff | A Crown of Wild Olive | Olympics Story

Omnibus book of Rosemary SutcliffRosemary Sutcliff children’s book and story A Crown of Wild Olive (The Truce of the Games) is being searched for by people today on Google. Why? Maybe there has been a review somewhere? Or maybe a class of children or students has been given a Rosemary Sutcliff assignment? It is timely because this is a story about the Olympics. In fact it is the the changed tile of something originally published as The Truce of the Games. In summary the story is about two athletes from different ways of life who discover the meaning of friendship as they compete against each other in the ancient Olympic games. A Crown of Wild Olive was published in the collection Heather, Oak, and Olive  (1972)).

Author: Anthony Lawton

Chair, Sussex Dolphin, family company which looks after the work of eminent children’s & historical fiction author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). Formerly CEO, chair & trustee of various charity, cultural & educational enterprises in UK.

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