Greek myths

Menzies, Jean

Ponder, Katie

meet the heroes, gods, and monsters of ancient Greece
written by Jean Menzies ; illustrated by Katie Ponder
160 pages
illustrations, map
Summary: Journey into a world of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, extraordinary creatures and fantastic monsters with this illustrated introduction to Ancient Greek mythology. This collection contains more than 30 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 modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humour and intrigue of the original tales. 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 a pronunciation guide
Children aged 7 to 9
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Location edition Bar Code due date
Non-Fiction 13948