Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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Tales of Greek mythology have entertained countless generations of young readers with their accounts of brave heroes and heroines and the marvels and monsters that they encounter. This edition of Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys features six classic tales written especially for children by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It includes the legends of Pandora and the Box of Troubles, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Perseus and the Medusa, Philemon and Baucis, Bellerophon and Pegasus, and the labors of Hercules, ...
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Tales of Greek mythology have entertained countless generations of young readers with their accounts of brave heroes and heroines and the marvels and monsters that they encounter. This edition of Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys features six classic tales written especially for children by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It includes the legends of Pandora and the Box of Troubles, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Perseus and the Medusa, Philemon and Baucis, Bellerophon and Pegasus, and the labors of Hercules, all illustrated magnificently in color by Walter Crane.
 
Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics for children. It features classic illustrations, an elegant bonded-leather binding, distinctive gilt edging, and a satin-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for any home library. 
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  • Posted March 29, 2013

    A wondrous set of short mythology for those who find interest in

    A wondrous set of short mythology for those who find interest in such stories. Excellent for children, well designed and excellent looking. A great addition to any collection. I recommend.

    10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 2, 2013

    I'm so glad that I didn't read the reviews before I bought this

    I'm so glad that I didn't read the reviews before I bought this book. This book was bought for my nephew who is 12. He loves this book.
    I admit that the preface is a bit dry. The rest of the book is great. It is a great way to introduce the next generation to the myths of long ago. The book itself has really great pictures to give the you an ideal of what the myth is. It also leaves a lot to your own imagination. I read the book & was impressed with how well the stories fit together. If you like using your imagination & like to dream this is a great book. If not then you wont like this book. My nephew & I are both glad I bought this book.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 18, 2013

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    I wonder what this is about

    4 out of 43 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2013

    Great read

    Bought this for my grandson, he can not put it down. Will have any child reading.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2013

    The only reason why I given Nathaniel Hawthorne verson of Greek

    The only reason why I given Nathaniel Hawthorne verson of Greek Myth three strars because just like
    Fyodor Dostoevsky, it helps put you to sleep. So parent if you looking for something to help get your kids to sleep yet too young Dostoevsky then I recommend this book.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 7, 2013

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