Strong Stuff Herakles and His Labors by John Harris
  

Strong Stuff Herakles and His Labors

Written by John Harris
Illustrated by Gary Baseman

Synopsis

Strong Stuff Herakles and His Labors by John Harris

Herakles was one of the greatest of all Greek heroes, and his exploits have been celebrated in paintings, songs, poetry, and sculpture for thousands of years. Now it's time for him to have his own children's book, one devoted exclusively to his labours and adventures. Written by John Harris and illustrated by artist Gary Baseman, Strong Stuff tells the amazing stories of the Stymphalian Birds (defeated by crashing cymbals), creepy King Geryon (with three heads and three bodies), the Augean Stables (don't ask), and nine other labours that Herakles performed. This is a one-of-a-kind account of the great mythological hero in action. Strong stuff! With a super-helpful map and a pronunciation guide for those sometimes-hard-to-pronounce classical names.

About the Author

JOHN HARRIS is senior editor at Getty Publications. He is the author of Greece! Rome! Monsters! Gary Baseman is the three-time Emmy and BAFTA award - winning creator of the animated series and film Teacher's Pet. Dumb Luck, a book of his art, was published in 2004.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

John Harris
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Publisher

Getty Publishing an imprint of Getty Trust Publications

Publication date

1st September 2005

ISBN

9780892367849


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