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A child's introduction to Greek mythology : the stories of the gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and other mythical creatures

Author: Heather Alexander; Meredith Hamilton
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Presents an introduction to Greek mythology, discussing the roles of gods and goddesses, as well as the adventures of heroes and mythical beings.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Alexander; Meredith Hamilton
ISBN: 9781579128678 157912867X
OCLC Number: 664666712
Notes: May include a Greek mythology family tree poster, stickers, and temporary tattoos.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Who's who and what's what. Titan children --
The twelve Olympians --
Meet the Olympians --
Gods galore! --
Down in the underworld --
Supernatural creatures and beasts --
Hooray for the heroes --
When in Rome --
The myths. The war of beauty and the Trojan horse --
Pandora's box --
The chariot of the sun --
Atalanta and the great race --
Odysseus escapes the Cyclops --
Greedy King Midas --
Perseus and Medusa --
Persephone and the four seasons --
Orpheus and Eurydice --
The twelve labors of Heracles --
Echo Narcissus --
The flying horse --
The tangled web of Arachne --
Eros and Psyche --
Daedalus and Icarus --
Theseus and the Minotaur --
How to say the Greek names: a pronunciation guide.
Other Titles: Greek mythology
Responsibility: by Heather Alexander ; illustrated by Meredith Hamilton.

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Explores the world of Greek mythology, including tales of gods and goddesses, heroes and villains.  Read more...

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