Atticus the Storyteller : 100 Stories from Greece
Atticus the Storyteller is determined to take part in the great Storytelling Festival near Troy. He leaves his family in Crete and sets off on a year-long journey round Greece with his donkey, Melissa; and wherever he goes he tells his favourite myths to anyone who'll listen. The 100 myths include all the favourites, such as the wanderings of Odysseus, the labours of Heracles, the stories of King Midas, Daedalus and Icarus, and Theseus and the Minotaur. Volume 1, read by Simon Russell Beale.
- CD-Audio | 2 pages
- 124.46 x 142.24 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
- 09 Aug 2007
- Hachette Children's Group
- Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
- Unabridged edition
For imprinting on five to 10-year-old minds the fates of famous names such as the Minotaur and Midas, this audiobook cannot be bettered: Simon Russell Beale's gentle and musical voice enchants, then startles as he erupts into the rough-hewn shouts of sailors, the cackles of the Gorgons, and the bellow of Zeus. -- Carol Mansur THE TELEGRAPH A great way to introduce young listeners to the myths of Greece. Simon Russell Beale's narration brings Odysseus, Hercules and all the rest to life. i NEWSPAPER
About Lucy Coats
Lucy Coats read Ancient History at Edinburgh University, then worked in children's publishing and now writes full-time. She is a gifted children's poet and has also written several picture book texts. This is her first major book.