Mini Myths: Be Careful, Icarus! by Joan Holub

Mini Myths: Be Careful, Icarus!

Written by Joan Holub
Illustrated by


Mini Myths: Be Careful, Icarus! by Joan Holub

Where not heeding Dad's warning results in trouble After Icarus and his dad make a bird-shaped kite, Dad warns Icarus to hold on to the string and not to let it fly too high. But Icarus disobeys and soon, the kite gets caught in the trees. Icarus learns to be more careful and exercise his self-control. Joan Holub's carefully crafted text is brought to life by Leslie Patricelli's famously humorous illustrations. Includes a summary of the original Icarus myth at the end. This book joins Be Patient, Pandora!, Play Nice, Hercules!, Brush Your Hair, Medusa!, Make a Wish, Midas! and Please Share, Aphrodite! in the Mini Myths series of mythologically-inspired modern-day parables in board book form, each 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 478,000 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 and Baby Happy Baby Sad, have sold over 779,000 copies.

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Board book
24 pages


Joan Holub
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Harry N. Abrams, Inc. an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

1st July 2015



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