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The golden fleece : and the heroes who lived before achilles

Author: Paaic Colum
Publisher: New York, NY : Aladdin, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Newbery Honor-winning collection of epic myths that "is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers" (Publishers Weekly). Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2004541378
(OCoLC)70062817
Material Type: Document, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paaic Colum
ISBN: 9781442483231 1442483237
OCLC Number: 893138341
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014).
Target Audience: 7 years and up.
Description: 1 online resource
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A Newbery Honor-winning collection of epic myths that "is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers" (Publishers Weekly). Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past. Poetically written and wonderful for reading aloud, this collection of ancient stories will captivate modern readers.

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Publishers Weekly Colum's stirring telling of the Greek epics is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers.

 
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