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.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Marcia Williams , Marcia Williams
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions: Width: 25.50cm , Height: 0.50cm , Length: 32.00cm
ISBN 10: 1406303488
Publication Date: 02 October 2006
Recommended Age: From 5
Audience: Children/juvenile , Children / Juvenile , Children's (6-12)
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: In stock at warehouse
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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
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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