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Greek Myths Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea

Written by Sally Pomme Clayton

Illustrated by Jane Ray

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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 Synopsis

Atalanta is the fastest runner in the world but will only marry the man who can beat her in a race; Perseus must destroy the snake-headed gorgon, Medusa; Pandora has been given the gift of curiosity, what will happen if she opens the forbidden magic jar? Pegasus, the miraculous flying horse, has never been tamed, can Bellerophon catch him? These ten wonderful tales from the world of Greek mythology are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. The stories are told by Sally Pomme Clayton, one of the UK's most spellbinding storytellers, with beautiful, glowing illustrations by the award-winning artist Jane Ray. Included are notes and a map showing the real places in Greece that are connected with the stories.

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Powerful retellings. -- Books for Keeps

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ISBN: 9781847805089
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781847802279
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847802279
Publication date: 4th October 2012
Author: Sally Pomme Clayton
Illustrator: Jane Ray
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers

About 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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