Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules! by Joan Holub

Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules!

Written by Joan Holub
Illustrated by


Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules! by Joan Holub

Hercules is not as interested in playing nice as he is in playing strong! But when one feat of strength destroys his little sister's 12-piece tower, he must use his powers for good to restore the tower and seek her forgiveness. She forgives him indeed and then shows her own strength by gleefully knocking down the stacked blocks herself! Leslie Patricelli's famously humorous illustrations bring a playful narrative to Joan Holub's carefully crafted text. This book, along with Pandora, launches the Mini Myths, a series of mythologically-inspired modern-day parables in board book form, featuring a read-aloud summary of the Greek myth at the very end.

About the Author

Joan Holub is an award-winning, bestselling author of over 130 children's books, including the popular series The Goddess Girls, which has sold over 378,000 copies. Leslie Patricelli is the creator of a best-selling board book series starring the adorable bald baby (Candlewick). Titles in this series, including Big Little, Quiet Loud, Yummy Yucky, Baby Happy Baby Sad, have sold over 600,000 copies.

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Board book
24 pages


Joan Holub
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Abrams Appleseed an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

1st September 2014



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