The Iliad and the Odyssey

The Iliad and the Odyssey

Author:   Marcia Williams ,  Marcia Williams
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9781406303483


Pages:   40
Publication Date:   02 October 2006
Recommended Age:   From 5
Format:   Paperback
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Thrilling comic-strip action, with monsters, mighty heroes and even mightier gods and goddesses. The Iliad tells the story of the war between Greeks and Trojans; the love between Helena and Paris; Achilles and Hector's deadly combat; the Trojan Horse...The Odyssey depicts the perilous voyage home of the Greek warrior Odysseus; his struggles against the one-eyed Cyclops; the terrible Sirens; the dreadful, six-headed Scylla...These classic Greek stories have been retold with lively text and a dramatic cartoon style, making them accessible and fun for young children.

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Author:   Marcia Williams ,  Marcia Williams
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
Imprint:   Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 25.50cm , Height: 0.50cm , Length: 32.00cm
Weight:   0.250kg
ISBN:  

9781406303483


ISBN 10:   1406303488
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   02 October 2006
Recommended Age:   From 5
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock at warehouse   Availability explained
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* Elegant, intelligent, funny, dramatic and totally absorbing; the perfect start to an early familiarity with Homer. The Guardian * Brings clarity and humour to these ancient myths... Surely the most entertaining way to explore ancient history. Junior Education * Likely to amuse and even absorb children for a good while... Has a kind of Where's Wally?-ish delight in visual minutiae. The Times Educational Supplement


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Marcia Williams worked as a nursery teacher before beginning a successful career as an author and illustrator. With her distinctive cartoon-strip style, she has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children, including Greek Myths and Mr William Shakespeare's Plays. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.

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