Fantastic Creatures from Greek Myths

Fantastic Creatures from Greek Myths

Hardback

By (author) Pat Posner, Illustrated by Olwyn Whelan

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  • Publisher: Brighter Child
  • Format: Hardback | 45 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 274mm x 12mm | 413g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2003
  • ISBN 10: 1577685075
  • ISBN 13: 9781577685074

Product description

Each title in this beautiful series contains six sumptuously illustrated tales from Greek mythology. The stories recount the exciting exploits of the Olympian gods and goddesses, their romances, and their battles. It includes stories of brave heroes and the magical creatures, from giants to gorgons, that they encounter on their travels. Retold in engaging, age-appropriate prose for younger readers, these action-packed adventures will entertain young readers and supplement curriculum-based learning on ancient Greek culture. The book contains a glossary, as well as an introduction explaining the origins of Greek myths. Supplements school curriculum in social studies and language arts. This beautiful collection features stories of Bellerophon and the Chimera, Perseus and the Gorgon, The Labors of Hercules, Jason and the Agronauts, Odysseus and the Cyclopes, and Theseus and the Mintaur. These enduring stories recount the exciting exploits of brave heroes and the magical creatures, from giants to gorgons, that they encounter on their travels.

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