Gifts from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology

Gifts from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology

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ISBN-13: 9780544810860
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 211,866
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Folklorist, linguist, and professional storyteller, Lise Lunge Larsen draws upon her rich background in legends and myths to make these tales come alive.  A children's book author, she has received many starred reviews and awards for her books. 



Gareth Hinds has created illustrated versions of such classics as BEOWULF, KING LEAR, MERCHANT OF VENICE and most recently, THE ODYSSEY, forthcoming from Candlewick in fall 2010.   As a recent interview with him (SLJ Teen 1/20/2010) said, "He stays faithful to the original text but uses art to illuminate the story and make it more accessible to the reader."  A graduate of the Parsons School of Design, he lives in New York City with his wife, former children's bookseller, Alison Morris. 

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Gifts from the Gods 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book explains the meaning of words based on the Gods' stories. It is very interesting and fascinating.