Beowulf
  • Alternative view 1 of Beowulf
  • Alternative view 2 of Beowulf

Beowulf

5.0 1
by John Green
     
 

Perhaps the earliest epic poem in the English language, Beowulf is filled with scenes of awe-inspiring adventure. This exciting coloring book captures 30 of them! Children will thrill to the heroic feats of literature's classic hero, including scenes of Beowulf courageously battling sea monsters, dragons, and the fearsome ogre, Grendel.

Overview


Perhaps the earliest epic poem in the English language, Beowulf is filled with scenes of awe-inspiring adventure. This exciting coloring book captures 30 of them! Children will thrill to the heroic feats of literature's classic hero, including scenes of Beowulf courageously battling sea monsters, dragons, and the fearsome ogre, Grendel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486456553
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/27/2007
Series:
Dover Classic Stories Coloring Book Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
442,687
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 10 Years

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Beowulf 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DocNuke More than 1 year ago
I've always loved the epic poem of "Beowulf" an its many translations and variations, but when I spotted a coloring book based on the Geat hero while shopping for a few gift books in the Kid's section, I was skeptical. It wasn't based on the recent movie and the story, while one of action and fantasy, isn't exactly "kid friendly." Imagine my pleasant surprise to open the book and see a black and white drawing of Beowulf (looking a little like Prince Valiant of the Sunday funny pages), holding the severed arm of the monster Grendel above his head. It's a huge moment in the story when Beowulf proves his might against the monster attacking Hrothgar's kingdom, and to see it represented in a coloring book definitely brought a smile to my face. In my mind I could hear a mother telling her son, "No, Jimmy, make sure you keep the red within the lines of Grendel's bloody appendage." I give the author and publisher's all the credit in the world for staying true to the epic legend of Beowulf, even the gory parts. A kid might like coloring the book if he/she is into fantasy and well-read enough to understand the story, but more importanlty, for the purveyor's of the odd, this is definitely something to have on your coffee table. "Here, Bob, let me show you the greatest coloring book ever made."