Mythological Monsters of Ancient Greece by Sara Fanelli

Mythological Monsters of Ancient Greece

Written by Sara Fanelli

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Familiar monsters are given a complete makeover by Sara Fanelli in this terrifying and original introduction to the Greek myths. There’s the gorgon Medusa with her snake hair whose terrible eyes turn people into stone, the winged horse Pegasus, the Minotaur with his maze – and many more. Within her powerful and thought provoking pictures Sara Fanelli creates new images of age-old characters.


Mythological Monsters of Ancient Greece by Sara Fanelli

One-hundred-eyed Argus; one-eyed Cyclops; nine-headed Hydra; Cerberus, the three-headed watchdog; Medusa the Gorgon; Minotaur, half-man, half-bull; Sirens, half-woman, half-vulture; Sphinx, half-woman, half-winged lion; Centaurs, half-man, half-horse; Harpies, greedy women with bird's heads; sea-monster Scylla; fire-breathing Chimaera; Echidna and her monstrous children E meet the mythological monsters of Ancient Greece in this fabulous, fantastical, quirky and informative introduction by talented picture book maker, Sara Fanelli.


"combines a smart modern eye with a blood and guts fiery feel for ancient fiends". The Independent

About the Author

Sara Fanelli
Sara Fanelli is one of the world's most distinctive and idiosyncratic picture book creators. Born and raised in Florence, she now lives in north London. Her acclaimed title Dear Diary received an Honourable Mention from the 2001 Bologna Ragazzi Award Jury. Sara's interpretation of Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio won the best overall prize in the V&A Illustration Awards and the First Prize in the Book Cover and Jacket Illustration Prize category in 2004. Pinocchio also won the British Book Design and Production Award in the children's category.

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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd September 2002




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