Published by DK Children
By Jean Menzies
About Greek Myths
A world of Greek gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, extraordinary creatures and fantastic monsters awaits!
This beautifully illustrated Ancient Greek mythology book will be your guide! It's packed with more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths, as well as some you might not have heard before.
This book about myths is ideal for children ages 7-9 with an interest in mythology and history. Here's what's inside:
- Explores more than 30 Greek myths, covering famous classics like Jason and the Argonauts and lesser-known stories like The Adventures of Atalanta
- Not just a standard collection of myths, the book also includes profile pages on the main gods, a pronunciation guide and reference spreads on topics like how the ancient Greeks worshipped the gods
- Highly original and stylized illustrations by Katie Ponder, multi-award-winning artist, and written by Jean Menzies, a YouTuber and Ph.D. student of Classics
- A beautiful children's gift book featuring foil on the cover
The perfect introduction to Ancient Greek mythology for children. From Hercules and Icarus to Pandoras Box and The Golden Fleece, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for young readers to understand yet still retains the humor and intrigue of the original tales.
The stunning illustrations throughout this children's greek myths book breathe new life into each classic story. Additional feature pages delve deeper into the mythical world, providing profiles of the gods and a map detailing Odysseus' long voyage home from the Trojan War. Greek Myths will be treasured forever in your home and it's the ultimate bedtime storybook!