Greek Myths

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Greek Myths
Written by Ann Turnbull
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763651114
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Greek Myths

author: Ann Turnbull
illustrator: Sarah Young

Enter a world where anything is possible. A god might be a mountain or a shower of gold. A nymph may be a stream or an echo in the wind. The myths of ancient Greece are full of such wonders, as well as a host of courageous heroes, cunning heroines, and terrible monsters. Ann Turnbull’s compelling prose enlivens sixteen of the most celebrated myths, from the sadness of Persephone to the ill-fated love of Orpheus and Eurydice, from Pandora’s unlucky curiosity to the greed of King Midas to many more age-old tales filled with drama and romance. In vivid, expressive detail, Sarah Young’s fine-art illustrations bring this golden world to life, capturing creatures from Cerberus, the threeheaded dog, to the sinister snake-haired Medusa.

A gorgeous collection of classic Greek myths welcomes readers of all ages into a legendary world of beauty, tragedy, and miracle.
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0763651117 /  9780763651114
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Gift Book / Hardback
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
168 / 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
Classics; Legends, Myths, Fables; Monsters;
author’s comments:
Ann Turnbull has written numerous books for young readers, including No Shame, No Fear and Forged in the Fire. She lives in Shropshire, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Sarah Young is a painter, printmaker, and illustrator best known for her black-and-white scratchboard work. She lives in Sussex, England.
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