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Shapeshifters : tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses

Author: Adrian Mitchell; Alan Lee; Ovid
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retells in poetry and prose stories from Ovid's "Metamorphoses," including the stories of the Minotaur, King Midas, Arachne, Bacchus, and Persephone.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Poetry Juvenile fiction
Poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Mitchell; Alan Lee; Ovid
ISBN: 1845075366 : HRD 9781845075361 : HRD
OCLC Number: 671533420
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2009.
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Great dance --
Out of chaos --
Four ages --
Revolt of the giants --
Jove in judgement --
Wolfman --
Great flood --
Two survivors --
Wrong arrows --
Black cloud --
Pan piping --
Chariot of fire --
Transition --
Bears in space --
Informer's pay --
Hunter hunted --
Sex changing --
Kiss the mirror --
Boy god --
Bride of darkness --
Young critic --
Hospitality repaid --
Quick-change artist --
King of hunger --
Orpheus sings --
Sculptor's prize --
Love goddess in love --
Atalanta the runner --
Purple hair --
Maze of the minotaur --
Icarus falls --
Golden touch --
Song contest --
Proud weaver --
Goodbye --
Old gods --
Note on Ovid --
How to pronounce the Greek names.
Responsibility: retold by Adrian Mitchell ; illustrated by Alan Lee.

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Retellings of Ovid's tales for a new generation raised in a world of visual fantasy and special effects.  Read more...

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A splendid, beautiful book. -- Margaret Meek

 
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