The Usborne Illustrated Odyssey by Sebastien van Homer
  

The Usborne Illustrated Odyssey

Written by Sebastien van Homer
Illustrated by Sebastien van Donnick
Part of the Illustrated Originals Series

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This lean but effective retelling of one of the greatest stories of all time is made even more lively thanks to numerous full colour illustrations. In vignettes and full page illustrations Sebastiaan Van Donnick brings to life the movers and shakers of the ancient world, men, gods and monsters, clearly relishing the chance to portray those scenes in which they are in direct combat. The sea too is a constant presence, as much a part of the story as Odysseus himself. It’s a really pleasing book for young readers and added extras including a colour map showing Odysseus’s journey and an illustrated list of dramatis personae further increase the appeal. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

The Usborne Illustrated Odyssey by Sebastien van Homer

Follow the struggles and triumphs of the hero Odysseus on his perilous journey home, as he battles man-eating monsters, violent storms, and encounters the wrath of furious gods in this action-packed adventure story.

One of the great epics of ancient Greece re-told to capture modern readers, perfect for fans of Greek myths, fantasy and adventure stories.

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Format

Hardback
256 pages

Author

Sebastien van Homer
More books by Sebastien van Homer

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2016

ISBN

9781409598930

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