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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 17: The Legend Of Gilgamesh

Written by Geraldine McCaughrean

Illustrated by Ian McCaughrean

Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends Series

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 17: The Legend Of Gilgamesh Synopsis

The Legend of Gilgamesh is a retelling of the oldest recorded story in the world. The cruel King Gilgamesh forms an unlikely friendship with a wild man, Enkidu. Together they plan to battle fearsome monsters. Can they succeed and live to tell the tale? Captivating versions of some of the best myths and legends from around the world. TreeTops Myths and Legends are fascinating and action-packed stories that will motivate and inspire readers. These are some of the oldest and most enduring stories in the world, retold by leading contemporary children's authors to bring out all of the action, drama, humour and depth of the original stories in a way that makes them as exciting and meaningful today as ever. The stories are beautifully illustrated in a range of styles to bring each tale to life. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780198446439
Publication date: 9th January 2014
Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
Illustrator: Ian McCaughrean
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

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