Greek Myths

Author: Jean Menzies
Editor: DK Children
ISBN: 9780241397459
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Journey into a world of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, extraordinary creatures and fantastic monsters with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Ancient Greek mythology. Perfect for children aged 7 to 9, this collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favourite myths as well as some you might not have heard before. Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The 12 labours of Herakles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humour and intrigue of the original tales. Stunning illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder breathe new life into each classic story. Additional feature pages delve deeper into the mythical world, providing profiles of the gods and a map detailing Odysseus' long voyage home from the Trojan War. The reference section provides key background information, such as Ancient Greek storytelling and the incredible beasts of the myths, and a pronunciation guide. Greek Myths is the perfect gift, featuring foil on the cover and beautiful illustrations throughout. Children will love exploring the tales by themselves or as bedtime stories. It will be treasured forever.
Greek Myths
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Jean Menzies
Categories: Goddesses, Greek
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-02 - Publisher: DK Children

Journey into a world of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, extraordinary creatures and fantastic monsters with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Ancient Greek mythology. Perfect for children aged 7 to 9, this collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favourite myths as well as some you might
Greek Myths
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Olivia E. Coolidge
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A collection of stories about the heroes of early Greece and the inhabitants of Olympus, based on original sources.
Greek Myths
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Olivia E. Coolidge
Categories: Classic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Walker

The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world's best loved heroes and heroines. This book contains the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the tragic lovers Orpheus and Eurydice; Perseus, the
The Greek Myths
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Robin Waterfield, Kathryn Waterfield
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The Greek Myths contains some of the most thrilling, romantic, and unforgettable stories in all human history. From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy, to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus; from Icarus flying too close to the sun, to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the
Favorite Greek Myths
Language: en
Pages: 81
Authors: Robin Waterfield, Kathryn Waterfield
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Retells twelve tales from Greek mythology, including the stories of King Midas, Echo and Narcissus, the Golden Apples, and Cupid and Psyche.