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Atalante, La coureuse la plus rapide au monde
     

Atalante, La coureuse la plus rapide au monde

by Priscilla Galloway
 

This powerful story is a retelling of the classic Greek myth about the intervention of the goddess Artemis in the life of a young woman. Atalanta, the great hunter and runner, when forced to choose a husband, insists that any man who wishes to wed her must first defeat her in a race -- or die by her hand.

Overview

This powerful story is a retelling of the classic Greek myth about the intervention of the goddess Artemis in the life of a young woman. Atalanta, the great hunter and runner, when forced to choose a husband, insists that any man who wishes to wed her must first defeat her in a race -- or die by her hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550374216
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
02/10/1997
Series:
Recits de la Grece Antique Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.50(h) x (d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Priscilla Galloway, PhD has told old Greek stories to two generations of enthralled listeners and is now joyously weaving them into her own writing. She has published adult non-fiction and children's books, and her poetry and short fiction have appeared in magazines and scholarly journals. She has also edited several anthologies. She has taught literature and writing at the high school and university levels and been honored as Teacher of the Year by the Ontario Council of Teachers of English. Priscilla Galloway lives in Toronto.

Normand Cousineau was born in Montréal and studied Graphic Arts. His editorial illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, The Observer and The Globe & Mail. He has also received a Merit Award from Studio Magazine.

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