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The odyssey

Author: Gillian Cross; Neil Packer; Homer.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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An illustrated adaptation of the mythology classic traces Odysseus' 10-year voyage home after the Trojan War, a fateful journey marked by a man-eating Cyclops, deadly Sirens, the fury of the sea-god Poseidon and Odysseus' faithful wife's efforts to rebuff greedy suitors.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Comic books, strips, etc
Juvenile works
Adventure stories
Juvenile literature
Comic books, strips, etc. Juvenile literature
Fiction
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Cross; Neil Packer; Homer.
ISBN: 9780763647919 0763647918
OCLC Number: 774490766
Notes: "...illustrations were done in gouache pen, and wash."--Colophon.
Description: 170 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: The war --
Traveling into disaster --
The giant in the cave --
Aeolus and Circe --
Ghosts and monsters --
Stranded on Calypso's Island --
Nausicaa --
Odysseus the beggar --
A husband for Penelope.
Responsibility: retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer.
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An illustrated adaptation of the mythology classic traces Odysseus' 10-year voyage home after the Trojan War, a fateful journey marked by a man-eating Cyclops, deadly Sirens, the fury of the sea-god Poseidon and Odysseus' faithful wife's efforts to rebuff greedy suitors.

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