The Orchard Book of Greek Myths
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
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Jenny Downham, January 2011 Guest Editor, chose this book:
"I was given a book of Greek myths by my brother for my 11th birthday, I reread it so many times it fell apart in my hands and all these years later, I can still recall the stories vividly. In this version, the stories have been skillfully adapted by Geraldine McCaughrean. It has all my favourites in it and the illustrations are stunning."
Ths is also one of Michael Rosen's favourites: "Superheroes battle with demons, gods intervene in our pleasures and fears – a bit like the spectres in our minds going through daily life, really – beautifully retold here."
The Orchard Book of Greek Myths by Geraldine McCaughrean
This wonderful collection of sixteen favourite Greek myths captures all the magic of these timeless stories. These well-known tales, including the adventures of Jason, Theseus and Odysseus and the stories of Icarus and King Midas, are retold for today's children by talented storyteller Geraldine McCaughrean, with glorious illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark.
About the Author
More books by Geraldine McCaughrean
Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books
27th August 1992
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