Greek Myths

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Atalanta, Medusa, Perseus, Pandora, Pegasus — the very names conjure up intriguing stories. These ten amazing and entertaining tales from Greek mythology, filled with wonder, are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. Sally Pomme Clayton’s spellbinding versions of these stories are each illuminated with glowing illustrations by the award-winning Jane Ray. Notes and a map show the places in Greece that are connected with the stories.
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Overview


Atalanta, Medusa, Perseus, Pandora, Pegasus — the very names conjure up intriguing stories. These ten amazing and entertaining tales from Greek mythology, filled with wonder, are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. Sally Pomme Clayton’s spellbinding versions of these stories are each illuminated with glowing illustrations by the award-winning Jane Ray. Notes and a map show the places in Greece that are connected with the stories.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847805089
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • Publication date: 7/29/2014
  • Series: Classics Series
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 1,289,668
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Acclaimed storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton cofounded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton, spearheading the revival of storytelling in the U.K. She tours throughout Britain, often performing at the British Museum, the Barbican, and the National Gallery. She was a Royal Literary Fellow at the University of Westminster and City and Guilds of London Art School. The author of Tales Told in Tents, Amazons!, Persephone, and Rama and Sita, she currently teaches at Rose Bruford College in London, where she lives. Jane Ray's distinctive style has established her as a highly successful artist both for her paintings and her wrapping paper and cards. Increasingly well known as an illustrator, her picture books have attracted enormous attention around the world. The illustrator of Ahmed and the Feather Girl, she lives in London.
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