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Strong stuff : Herakles and his labors

Author: John Harris; Gary Baseman
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Herakles was one of the greatest of all Greek heroes, and his exploits have been celebrated in paintings, songs, poetry, and sculpture for thousands of years. Now it's time for him to have his own children's book, one exclusively devoted to his labors and adventures. Strong Stuff tells the amazing stories of the Stymphalian Birds (defeated by crashing cymbals), creepy King Geryon (with three heads AND three bodies),  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Heracles, (Greek mythological character); Heracles, (Greek mythological character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Harris; Gary Baseman
ISBN: 0892367849 9780892367849
OCLC Number: 54989959
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm
Contents: Table of labors --
Nemean lion --
Hind of Keryneia --
Cretan bull --
Erymanthian boar --
Girdle of the Amazons --
Augean stables --
Stymphalian birds --
Lerneaean hydra --
Horses of Diomedes --
Oxen of Geryon --
Golden apples of the Hesperides --
Cerberus.
Responsibility: fierce words by John Harris ; powerful art by Gary Baseman.
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Herakles was one of the greatest of all Greek heroes, and his exploits have been celebrated in paintings, songs, poetry, and sculpture for thousands of years. Now it's time for him to have his own children's book, one exclusively devoted to his labors and adventures. Strong Stuff tells the amazing stories of the Stymphalian Birds (defeated by crashing cymbals), creepy King Geryon (with three heads AND three bodies), the Augean Stables (don't ask), and nine other labors that Herakles performed. This is a one-of-a-kind account of the great mythological hero in action. Strong stuff! With a super-helpful map and a pronunciation guide for those sometimes-hard-to-pronounce classical names.--

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