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Greek Myths: Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea
     

Greek Myths: Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea

by Sally Pomme Clayton, Jane Ray (Illustrator)
 

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Atalanta, Medusa, Perseus, Pandora, Pegasus - the very names conjure up intriguing stories. These 10 amazing and entertaining tales from Greek mythology, filled with wonder, are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. Sally Pomme Clayton has written spellbinding stories, depicted with glowing illustrations by the award-winning Jane Ray. Notes and a map show

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Atalanta, Medusa, Perseus, Pandora, Pegasus - the very names conjure up intriguing stories. These 10 amazing and entertaining tales from Greek mythology, filled with wonder, are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. Sally Pomme Clayton has written spellbinding stories, depicted with glowing illustrations by the award-winning Jane Ray. Notes and a map show places in Greece that are connected with the stories.

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"Jane Ray has a distinctive style with her use of vibrant colour and decoration… this beautiful work is a real treasure."

"The sumptuous, rich colours of Jane Ray's illustrations complement and enrich the engaging text...This is a highly recommended book to treasure and it would be an ideal purchase for a junior school library."

  • "Beautifully detailed, full-colour illustrations are complemented by well-spaced text on good quality paper which makes the book a pleasure to share."

"Jane Ray has a distinctive style with her use of vibrant colour and decoration. this beautiful work is a real treasure."

  • "Beautifully detailed, full-colour illustrations are complemented by well-spaced text on good quality paper which makes the book a pleasure to share."

"The sumptuous, rich colours of Jane Ray’s illustrations complement and enrich the engaging text...This is a highly recommended book to treasure and it would be an ideal purchase for a junior school library."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847805089
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication date:
07/29/2014
Series:
Classics Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Sally Pomme Clayton is an acclaimed storyteller. She co-founded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton, spearheading the revival of storytelling in the UK. She tours throughout Britain, often performing at the British Museum, the Barbican, and the National Gallery. She was Royal Literary Fellow at the University of Westminster and City and Guilds of London Art School. She currently teaches at Rose Bruford College. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was Tales Told in Tents, followed by Amazons!, Persephone and Rama and Sita: Path of Flames. Visit Sally's website at www.sallypommeclayton.com 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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