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D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
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4 years, 1 month ago at Sep 10 11:33
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This is a wonderful introduction to the colorful world of Greek Myth. Even though it was published back in 1962, it's lost none of its charm. The D'Aulaire's know how to tell a story and their whimsical illustrations are the perfect augmentations. I especially love the subtle details in the drawings: Ares, God of War, has the crankiest face one could imagine, while his spikey-haired henchman, Eris... read more
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Description: No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' book. All the great gods and goddesses of ancient Greece are depicted in this big, beautiful classic--lovingly illustrated and skillfully told. Young readers will be dazzled by mighty Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by elegant Athena, goddess of wisdom; intimidated by powerful Hera, queen of Olympus; and chilled by moody Poseidon, ruler of the sea. These often impetuous immortals flounce and frolic, get indiscreet, and get even. From petty squabbles to heroic deeds, their actio ... (more)
Manufacturer: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Release date: 18 March 1980
ISBN-10 : 0385157878 | ISBN-13: 9780385157872
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