Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 14: How Winter Came into the World by Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
  

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 14: How Winter Came into the World

Written by Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
Illustrated by Daria Petrilli

Synopsis

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 14: How Winter Came into the World by Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham

Do you ever wonder why we have seasons? How Winter Came into the World shows how the Greeks explain winter. It is about a god called Hades who falls in love with a beautiful goddess called Persephone Captivating versions of some of the best myths and legends from around the world. TreeTops Myths and Legends are fascinating and action-packed stories that will motivate and inspire readers. These are some of the oldest and most enduring stories in the world, retold by leading contemporary children's authors to bring out all of the action, drama, humour and depth of the original stories in a way that makes them as exciting and meaningful today as ever. The stories are beautifully illustrated in a range of styles to bring each tale to life. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

About the Author

Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham

Elspeth Graham was born during a snowstorm in Northumberland, England. After university, she became passionately interested in reading to her children and understanding how children learn to read. Elspeth began to write books for children - some with her husband, and fellow author, Mal Peet. Mal’s stories became longer and longer and he went on to be an award- winning author of books for young adults. Mal and Elspeth loved writing picture books together and continued to do so until Mal’s death in 2015. The Treasure of Pirate Frank is one of the last picture books that they wrote together. Elspeth is still passionately interested in stories and the pleasure that there is in the simple act of reading. Elspeth lives in Devon with her dog Pedro.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

9th January 2014

ISBN

9780198446354


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