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The land of the dead

Author: Mary Pope Osborne; Troy Howell; Homer.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 2003, ©2002.
Series: Mary Pope Osborne's Tales from the Odyssey, bk. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Hyperion paperback edView all editions and formats
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A retelling of part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his fleet continue their journey and encounter giant cannibals, a beautiful witch, and the Land of the Dead.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Mythology, Greek
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Pope Osborne; Troy Howell; Homer.
ISBN: 0786809299 9780786809295 0606305572 9780606305570 9780786807710 0786807717 0329349791 1413169384 9780329349790 9781413169386
OCLC Number: 53150392
Description: 105 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Island of the cannibal giants --
Gift from the gods --
Witch's spell --
Messenger God --
Witch's palace --
Another journey --
Land of the dead --
Like a shadow or a dream --
Warrior ghosts --
About Homer and the Odyssey --
Gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece --
Main gods and goddesses and pronunciation of their names --
Pronunciation guide to other proper names --
Note on the sources --
About the author.
Series Title: Mary Pope Osborne's Tales from the Odyssey, bk. 2.
Responsibility: by Mary Pope Osborne ; with artwork by Troy Howell.

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A retelling of part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his fleet continue their journey and encounter giant cannibals, a beautiful witch, and the Land of the Dead.

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