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Greek Myths

Greek Myths

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I had heard some of the myths before but it was enjoyable to read about new characters and creatures. and TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE Marcia Williams introduces young readers to the world of William Shakespeare's plays. I recommend the Theseus and the Minotaur myth because it is very good and the illustrations are fantastic! The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world's best loved heroes and heroines.

We use Google Analytics to see what pages are most visited, and where in the world visitors are visiting from. Another classic she has made much more accessible to children--and more appreciated by them--is THE ILIAD AND THE ODYSSEY. But i did love the fact that she cut down the stories into little pieces to help younger kids comprehend them. The illustrations and dialogue within the illustrations was funny and definitely made it more interesting to me. All used books might have various degrees of writing, highliting and wear and tear and possibly be an ex-library with the usual stickers and stamps.

Of her inspiration for this book, she tells of a teacher she once had "who was extremely fierce and angry . Though some of the stories are a little hard to follow, and shortened so much that the long names make up a large proportion of the overall letter count, my 7-year-old really likes this comic book version of some of the most famous Greek myths. Item despatched quickly and as described, but damaged in transit due to plastic wrap packaging being inadequate protection.

Read more about the condition Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. Used books have different signs of use and might not include supplemental materials such as CDs, Dvds, Access Codes, charts or any other extra material. Evaluation of Literary Elements: Though it may not be the most thorough retelling of these myths, I do think that the comic-book style of these myths would interest a child.In this book you'll find eight favourite myths - the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the tragic lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice; Perseus, the Gorgon-slayer; the musician Arion and his rescue by the dolphins; Pandora and her little box of horrors; the feather-clad fliers, Daedalus and Icarus; and the weaving contest between Ariachne and the goddess Athene. I gave this book four stars instead of five because I wanted the pictures to be bigger, a lot of the drawings are tiny. I will say there are a lot of graphic deaths (it was written by a British author, after all, and you know how the Brits love black humor), but if your kid is in first grade and up, I think they can handle it. This book is a collection of some of the most famous and classic greek myths including "Pandora's Box," "Arion and the Dolphins," "Orpheus and Eurydice," "The Twelve Tasks of Hercules," Daedalus and Icarus," "Perseus and the Gorgon's Head," "Theseus and the Minotaure," and "Arachne Versus Athena.

I think this is better for children to read by themselves and I’d go for ‘The Orchard Book of Greek Myths’ if you’re going to read to the kids. By submitting a review you grant us the right to display and use it in any way; please read our General Legal Notices for full details. Theseus wanted to kill the hairy Minotaur because a lot of weak tributes from Athens got sent each year and it wasn’t fair. Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). I loved that it included the story of Arion the Dolphin Man in edition to some of the more normal Greek Myths.I gave this book three stars because even though i did enjoy this book I felt as if it was not one of the BEST children's books I have read. Her unique style has produced such vivid works and action-packed books as GOD AND HIS CREATIONS: TALES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT.



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