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The Odyssey (Classic Starts Series)
     

The Odyssey (Classic Starts Series)

by Homer, Tania Zamorsky (Abridged by), Arthur Pober (Afterword), Eric Freeberg (Illustrator)
 
Homer's epic tale of the warrior Odysseus's decades-long struggle to return home after the Trojan War is simply and beautifully retold, with all the drama intact. Young readers will thrill at Odysseus's adventures with the man-eating Cyclops; the enchantress Circe, who turns his crew into pigs; and the angry sea god Poseidon.

Overview

Homer's epic tale of the warrior Odysseus's decades-long struggle to return home after the Trojan War is simply and beautifully retold, with all the drama intact. Young readers will thrill at Odysseus's adventures with the man-eating Cyclops; the enchantress Circe, who turns his crew into pigs; and the angry sea god Poseidon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402773341
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Classic Starts Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
173,717
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

The ancient Greek poet Homer established the gold standard for heroic quests and sweeping journeys with his pair of classic epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey. Crowded with characters, both human and non-human, and bursting with action, the epic tales detail the fabled Trojan War and the adventures of Odysseus as he struggles to return home. Homer’s epics have inspired countless books and works of art throughout their long history.

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