Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Book
Score: 4
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Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths


  • Author : Bernard Evslin
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453264485

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Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Excerpt :

The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.

Greek Myths Book

Greek Myths


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780744029932

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Greek Myths Excerpt :

This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labors of Heracles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humor and intrigue of the original tales. Stunning illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder breathe new life into each classic story. Additional feature pages delve deeper into the mythical world, providing profiles of the gods. The reference section provides key background information, such as Ancient Greek storytelling and the incredible beasts of the myths, and a pronunciation guide. Greek Myths is the perfect gift, featuring foil on the cover and beautiful illustrations throughout. Children will love exploring the tales by themselves or as bedtime stories. It will be treasured forever.

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology Book

Heroes Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology


  • Author : Michael Ford
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9781908759818

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Heroes Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology Excerpt :

Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

Heroes   Monsters of Greek Myth Book
Score: 4
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Heroes Monsters of Greek Myth


  • Author : Bernard Evslin
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 1967
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 0590434403

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Heroes Monsters of Greek Myth Excerpt :

A retelling of all the great tales of Greek mythology in language that is simple, swift and highly dramatic.

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Book
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Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Release Date : 1984-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553259209

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Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Excerpt :

Provides retellings of the ancient Greek myths, arranged in four sections: the Gods, Nature Myths, Demigods, and Fables and includes a brief section on words from the Greek myths which are part of the English language. Reissue.

Gods  Heroes and Monsters Book

Gods Heroes and Monsters


  • Author : Stella Caldwell
  • Publisher : Not Found
  • Release Date : 2015-10
  • Genre: Mythology, Greek
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 178312119X

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Gods Heroes and Monsters Excerpt :

Mythworld is a lavish album of discovery in which the legendary creatures, battles and heroic deeds of Greek mythology are brought to jaw-dropping life. Stunning photographs of ancient treasures are paired with full-bleed awe-inspiring CGI scenes from the classic myths - your chance to rediscover gripping tales of the Odyssey, the Trojan Wars and the adventures of heroes such as Perseus and Heracles. Lively text explains the historical context of the myths and an illustrated map showcases the awesome Greek mythical world. From fates and furies to minotaurs and muses, this is a book to stir your imagination.

Treasury of Greek Mythology Book
Score: 3.5
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Treasury of Greek Mythology


  • Author : Donna Jo Napoli
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426311918

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Treasury of Greek Mythology Excerpt :

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One Book

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One


  • Author : Bernard Evslin
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-10-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 950
  • ISBN 10 : 9781497667068

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Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One Excerpt :

This first volume of Bernard Evslin’s award-winning series introduces the monsters, demons, gods, and heroes of Greek mythology Athena, wise and powerful daughter of Zeus, is the most feared of all the goddesses. Poseidon, the “earth shaker,” rules the sea with his thunderous wrath. Each wants to control Olympus absolutely. Obsessed with destroying Poseidon, Athena summons her crows by day and owls by night to spy on his vast water realm. The long-simmering feud spawns a multitude of monsters, the most terrifying of which is the brass-headed colossus Amycus. This classic work features a sprawling cast of gods and mortals waging battle on land and by sea, from Zeus to the Titan god Prometheus, from Hades, who guards the gates of hell, to Circe, immortal weaver of spells, to the great war chief Ulysses, who sails in search of his long-lost home. Monsters of Greek Mythology brings to life fearsome creatures like giant, flame-spitting wingless dragons, a spider named Arachne, goats and swordfish endowed with magical properties, and the Cyclopes—one-eyed male and female goliaths even more powerful than the Titans.

Greek Mythology  The Gods  Goddesses  and Heroes Handbook Book
Score: 4.5
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Greek Mythology The Gods Goddesses and Heroes Handbook


  • Author : Liv Albert
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781507215494

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Greek Mythology The Gods Goddesses and Heroes Handbook Excerpt :

Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between! Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who’s who in classical lore! In Greek Mythology, you will discover the backstories of the heroes, villains, gods, and goddesses that enjoy popularity in today’s shows and films. With comprehensive entries that outline each character’s name, roles, related symbols, and foundational myths, you can get to know the roots of these personas and better understand the stories they inspire today. With this character-focused, handy reference, you will never be confused about Ancient Greece!

Gods  Heroes  and Monsters Book

Gods Heroes and Monsters


  • Author : Carolina López-Ruiz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 622
  • ISBN 10 : 0190644818

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Gods Heroes and Monsters Excerpt :

"Features more mythological sagas from Apollodorus' Library and additional excerpts from his other work, including the stories of Deucalion, Dionysus, Bellerophon, Kadmos, and Tiresias" -- Publisher's website

The Greek Gods Book
Score: 3
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The Greek Gods


  • Author : Bernard Evslin
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 1966
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 0590441108

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The Greek Gods Excerpt :

Brief, simplified tales introduce youngsters to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greek mythology.

Introduction to Greek Mythology for Kids Book

Introduction to Greek Mythology for Kids


  • Author : Richard Marcus
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-05-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9781646042166

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Introduction to Greek Mythology for Kids Excerpt :

Discover the exciting and fascinating world of Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, monsters, and heroes, from Zeus and Athena to Hercules, Medusa, and more! Take a journey through Mount Olympus, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome with this collection of the greatest tales found in Greek and Roman mythology. From origin stories to family drama, you’ll learn about the most powerful Olympic gods including Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Hades, and more. But this book has more than just gods and goddesses! You’ll also discover the dangerous and intriguing world of ancient monsters, fantastical creatures, and mortal heroes that populate some of the most awesome stories from the time, including: Atlas, who carries the weight of the world on his shoulders Kronos, a Titan who swallows his newborn children Persephone, a kidnapped goddess who becomes queen of the Underworld Minotaur, a half-bull, half-man imprisoned in a labyrinth Hydra, a poisonous serpent who grows two heads when one is severed Sirens, sea nymphs whose irresistible singing lures sailors to their doom All of these tales and more are written in a fun, kid-friendly manner, perfect for children interested in history or for fans of the Percy Jackson series.

Greek Gods and Heroes Book
Score: 3.5
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Greek Gods and Heroes


  • Author : Robert Graves
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 9780795336515

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Greek Gods and Heroes Excerpt :

A retelling of the greatest myths and legends of the ancient Greek gods and heroes for readers of all ages by a celebrated historical novelist. In the ancient past, the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Greece lived on Mount Olympus and ruled the world of mortals. Famous heroes shaped the course of history, beautiful women drew the gazes of gods and men alike, and the gods were both fickle in their favors and breathtakingly generous to those they smiled upon. From Midas’ tragic gift to the exploits of Hercules and the curse of Pandora, renowned classicist and historical novelist Robert Graves brings the legends of ancient Greece to life in a lively, accessible way that’s sure to appeal to everyone; from children to adults, and from casual readers to serious scholars.

Greek Myths   Legends Book

Greek Myths Legends


  • Author : J.K. Jackson
  • Publisher : Flame Tree Collections
  • Release Date : 2022-04-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1839648872

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Greek Myths Legends Excerpt :

Gorgeous Collector's Edition. From the birth of Zeus, to Prometheus, Pandora and Helen of Troy, Odysseus and Jason and the Argonauts, the myths of the Greeks and, later, the Romans, are passionate and powerfully told. The Gods are jealous of each other's powers, subject to mighty outbursts of love and always seeking vengeance. The dark forces of the ancient world were held at bay by the resourceful and emerging civilization that formed the basis of Western culture, providing a tradition of fabulous tales that are retold here. Flame Tree Collector's Editions present the foundations of speculative fiction, authors, myths and tales without which the imaginative literature of the twentieth century would not exist, bringing the best, most influential and most fascinating works into a striking and collectable library. Each book features a new introduction and a Glossary of Terms.

Classical Mythology A to Z Book

Classical Mythology A to Z


  • Author : Annette Giesecke
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762497133

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Classical Mythology A to Z Excerpt :

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. Classical Mythology A-to-Z is a comprehensive and engrossing guide to Greek and Roman mythology. Written by Annette Giesecke, PhD, Professor of Classics and Chair of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Delaware, this brilliant reference offers clear explanations of every character and locale, and captures the essence of these timeless tales. From the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus and the heroes of the Trojan War to the nymphs, monsters, and other mythical creatures that populate these ancient stories, Giesecke recounts, with clarity and energy, the details of more than 700 characters and places. Each definition includes cross-references to related characters, locations, and myths, as well their equivalent in Roman mythology and cult. In addition to being an important standalone work, Classical Mythology A-to-Z is also written, designed, and illustrated to serve as an essential companion to the bestselling illustrated 75th-anniversary edition of Mythology by Edith Hamilton, including 10 full-color plates and 2-color illustrations throughout by artist Jim Tierney.