Greek Myths Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea by Sally Pomme Clayton
  

Greek Myths Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea

Written by Sally Pomme Clayton
Illustrated by Jane Ray
Part of the The Classics Series

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A beautiful edition of ten of the best loved Greek myths, each exquisitely illustrated by Jane Ray, are gathered together is this lovely edition. The story of Pandora and her box which she is told not to open; Pegasus, the wonder flying horse; King Midas and his donkey ears – storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton retells all of these and more making them fresh and easily accessible to a new audience.

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Greek Myths Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea by Sally Pomme Clayton

Atalanta, Medusa, Perseus, Pandora, Pegasus - the very names conjure up intriguing stories. These 10 amazing and entertaining tales from Greek mythology, filled with wonder, are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. Sally Pomme Clayton has written spellbinding stories, depicted with glowing illustrations by the award-winning Jane Ray. Notes and a map show places in Greece that are connected with the stories.

One of the Frances Lincoln Classics series which also includes Tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Tales from Grimm.

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Jane Ray has a distinctive style with her use of vibrant colour and decoration... this beautiful work is a real treasure. IBBY Link The sumptuous, rich colours of Jane Ray's illustrations complement and enrich the engaging text...This is a highly recommended book to treasure and it would be an ideal purchase for a junior school library. -- Mary Crawford The School Librarian * Beautifully detailed, full-colour illustrations are complemented by well-spaced text on good quality paper which makes the book a pleasure to share. Carousel

About the Author

Sally Pomme Clayton

SALLY POMME CLAYTON is an internationally acclaimed storyteller. She co-founded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton, spearheading the revival of storytelling in the UK. She has a huge repertoire of stories, many of which feature bold heroines. She tours throughout Britain and internationally, performing at the British Museum, the Barbican and Southbank Centre. She writes for BBC Radio and theatre. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was Tales Told In Tents, followed by Amazons! and Rama And Sita.

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Format

Hardback
80 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 11

Author

Sally Pomme Clayton
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

5th June 2014

ISBN

9781847805089

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