Corydon And The Island Of Monsters by Tobias Druitt
  

Corydon And The Island Of Monsters

Written by Tobias Druitt

9+ readers   eBooks   
Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

This is the first book of an exciting debut trilogy from Tobias Druitt and it's a definite must-read, so be sure to check out the second book, Corydon and the Fall of Atlantis. Set in the time of the Greek Myths the book follows Corydon who is born with a goat’s leg. In his travels he comes across sphinx, gorgons and other mythological monsters and befriends them before taking on Zeus and the other gods in an epic battle. This book is guaranteed to inspire those with a keen imagination.

Synopsis

Corydon And The Island Of Monsters by Tobias Druitt

A funny retelling of the Greek myth of the three gorgons, through the eyes of a young shepherd boy. Corydon is thrown out of his village for being born with a goat's leg. Captured by pirates and put into a show with other monsters, he finds out he is the secret son of Pan.

Reviews

'If you love scary myths and legends, you'll love this thrilling fantasy tale.' Sunday Times

About the Author

Tobias Druitt

Tobias Druitt is the pseudonym for Diane Purkiss and her son, Michael Dowling. Diane is Tutor in English at Keble College, Oxford, and the first Oxford English Faculty member since C S Lewis and JR R Tolkien to publish a children's book. Her key academic interests are classical literature, and women in literature. Her co-author, Michael, is ten years old and one of the stars of the Channel 4 documentary: Child Genius, aired in January 2008. They live in Oxford.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Tobias Druitt
More books by Tobias Druitt

Author's Website

www.tobiasdruitt.co.uk/

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

3rd January 2006

ISBN

9780689875380

Categories


I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****