King Midas & Other Greek Myths by Eric A. Kimmel
  

King Midas & Other Greek Myths

Written by Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrated by Pep Montserrat

Synopsis

King Midas & Other Greek Myths by Eric A. Kimmel

Walk among the gods and goddesses, men and monsters, in this enchanting volume of classic Greek myths! Here are twelve of the most beloved legends of Greek mythology, from Pandora and her dreaded box to Icarus with his wings of wax, and, of course, that greedy, gold-fingered King Midas. Vibrant art adds a fresh twist to this collection, giving today's readers their own version of these timeless tales. Eric A. Kimmel brings these adventures to life with language that is colloquial and easy to read. Pep Monserrat breathes beautiful modern colors and style into his paintings, even as he reinvents images from classical antiquity. Together they've created a masterpiece of mythology, perfect for young readers.

About the Author

Eric A. Kimmel is the author of many picture books, including Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, a Caldecott Honor Book illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. He was once a storyteller, and he loves classic tales. For more information visit Eric's website at www.ericakimmel.com. Pep Monserrat has illustrated picture book versions of such classics as The Musicians of Bremen and Aladdin and the Magic Lamp. He is delighted to have this opportunity to portray the archetypal heroes and heroines of ancient Greece. For more information visit Pep's website at www.pepmonserrat.com

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Eric A. Kimmel
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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

28th July 2016

ISBN

9781471158001


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