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In search of a homeland : the story of the Aeneid

Author: Penelope Lively; Ian Andrew; Virgil.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of Virgil's the epic story of Aeneas' struggle to find a new homeland for his people. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Lively; Ian Andrew; Virgil.
ISBN: 0711217289 9780711217287
OCLC Number: 47232127
Description: 120 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Penelope Lively ; illustrated by Ian Andrew.

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Based on Virgil's magnificent poem "The Aeneid", this retelling of a great classical story sees Aeneas flee from the sacked city of Troy with a daunting mission. He has been entrusted by his goddess  Read more...

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"Following on from Black Ships Before Troy - The Story of the Iliad "It bears the unmistakable mark of a mastepiece of children's literature." Times Educational Supplement

 
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