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Treasury of Greek Mythology

Treasury of Greek Mythology Author Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN-10 9781426311918
Release 2014-10-08
Pages 192
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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit for more information.

Treasury of Greek Mythology

Treasury of Greek Mythology Author Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN-10 9781426308444
Release 2011
Pages 191
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Combines retellings of classic Greek tales with detailed illustrations in an introduction to mythology that is complemented by informative sidebars containing character profiles, historical insights, and cultural facts.

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology Author Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN-10 9781426318610
Release 2015-08-05
Pages 192
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The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.

Child s Introduction to Greek Mythology

Child s Introduction to Greek Mythology Author Heather Alexander
ISBN-10 9781579128678
Release 2011-05-04
Pages 96
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Presents an introduction to Greek mythology, discussing the roles of gods and goddesses, as well as the adventures of heroes and mythical beings.

Heroes and Monsters of Greek Myth

Heroes and Monsters of Greek Myth Author Bernard Evslin
ISBN-10 0590434403
Release 1967
Pages 112
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Heroes who defy the gods, warriors who battle strange and powerful creatures, beasts whose glance turns men to stone--the legends of Ancient Greece are as exciting now as they have been for thousands of years. Read about all the greatest heroes--and the most horrific monsters--in this classic collection of timeless adventures.

Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Author Lucas Wright
ISBN-10 1546553517
Release 2017-05-08
Pages 78
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Greek Mythology Grab this GREAT physical book now at a limited time discounted price! With the vast number of translations and versions from many authors, it can be difficult to find a comprehensive collection of tales and epics regarding Greek Mythology. With this book, readers no longer have to consult numerous sources to get their dose of ancient mythology! Detailing major events including the Titanomachy and the Trojan War, you will be able to learn and, perhaps, even relive the stories about some of the greatest heroes and the greatest gods that reigned during this time. It's not just the legends or the gods you'll get to learn about, but also the other interesting and bizarre creatures out of myth. Readers will also get descriptions on some of the epic heroes such as Jason, Perseus and Theseus. Follow in the footsteps and learn more about the quests they participated in and what made them become who they are. Here Is What You'll Learn About... Greek Heroes Greek Titans The Titanmachy The Trojan War Creation Myths 12 Gods Of Olympus Much, much more! Order your copy of this fantastic book today!

D Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

D Aulaires Book of Greek Myths Author Ingri d'Aulaire
ISBN-10 9781524770648
Release 2017-11-28
Pages 208
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"I doubt I would have grown up to be the writer and artist I became had I not fallen in love with D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths at the age of seven."—R. J. Palacio, author of Wonder. Now updated with a new cover and an afterword featuring never-before-published drawings from the sketchbook of Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire, plus an essay about their life and work and photos from the family achive. In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers. Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today. No other volume of Greek mythology has inspired as many young readers as this timeless classic. Both adults and children alike will find this book a treasure for years to come. “For any child fortunate enough to have this generous book . . . the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the pictures interpret the text literally and are full of detail and witty observation.”—The Horn Book “The drawings . . . are excellent and excitingly evocative.”—The New York Times A New York Public Library’s 100 Great Children’s Books|100 Years selection An NPR 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9–14 selection

Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Author Bernard Evslin
ISBN-10 9781453264485
Release 2012-10-30
Pages 212
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The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.

Gods Goddesses and Monsters

Gods  Goddesses  and Monsters Author Sheila Keenan
ISBN-10 0439554977
Release 2003-11-01
Pages 128
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A special reinforced library binding.

Heroes Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology Author Michael Ford
ISBN-10 9781908759818
Release 2012-02-21
Pages 186
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Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

Gifts from the Gods

Gifts from the Gods Author Lise Lunge-Larsen
ISBN-10 9780547677378
Release 2011-10-25
Pages 96
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Ancient names come to rich and fascinating life in this lavishly illustrated book for mythology fans and word lovers.Did you know that “museums” were initially temples built to worship the nine muses, the goddesses of the arts? That “Janus” was the god of the doorways and hallways, and we have named our janitors after him? Where did these words — and other words, such as chaos, genius, nemesis, panic, echo, and narcissus — come from? From the ancient stories of the Greeks — stories that rang so true and wise that the names of the characters have survived for centuries as words we use every day. The brief stories here not only impart the subtle wisdom of these ancient tales, but make us understand the words, and our own world, more deeply.

Heroes of Greek Mythology

Heroes of Greek Mythology Author Charles Kingsley
ISBN-10 9780486121703
Release 2012-03-07
Pages 240
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DIVOne of the Victorian age's great storytellers recounts Perseus' quest to slay the Medusa, the search for the Golden Fleece, and Theseus' encounter with the deadly Minotaur. 60 illustrations. /div

Greek Mythology Books for Kids

Greek Mythology Books for Kids Author
ISBN-10 1942915063
Release 2015-06-22
Pages 96
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Greek Mythology Books for Kids encourages the love and learning of Greek Mythology. Be captivated by 3 stories: Arachne and Athena, Pandora's Box, & Phaeton and Helios. Then, learn a little about 20 important figures that have influenced stories, art, and intrigued the imagination of the world!

Gods Demigods and Demons

Gods  Demigods and Demons Author Bernard Evslin
ISBN-10 1480480754
Release 2014-01-21
Pages 260
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'Gods, Demigods and Demons' is a concise, yet wide-ranging encyclopedia of Greek mythology that promises hours of delight for the classics enthusiast. Names, places and events are described in exciting, briefly-told tales of the gods of the Olympian pantheon. Here too are the demigods, demons, heroes, and many of the great cycles, fables and nature myths. The entries are well-balanced, readable and informative. They evoke the majesty, as well as the all-too-human foibles, of the Greek deities and their acolytes. At the same time, they bring the colourful world of Greek myth to life without providing more detail than is required for maximum enjoyment of the stories. Whether they find themselves caught up by the single combat of Hector and Achilles before the looming walls of Troy; or find themselves transported, like Odysseus, by the haunting and deadly song of the Sirens; or are thrilled by the quest of Jason and his Argonauts for the fabled Golden Fleece - fans of ancient history will find countless tales here to appreciate and return to again and again. 'Gods, Demigods and Demons' is both a helpful guide and a treasure-trove of pleasurable reading. It will be an indispensable companion to the ancient Greeks' religion and the gods that they worshipped.

Greek Mythology For Beginners

Greek Mythology For Beginners Author Joe Lee
ISBN-10 9781934389843
Release 2013-07-30
Pages 208
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Would there be a Western civilization without the Greek myths? Would we be able to define our civilization and ourselves without some reference to the grand, violent, and venal doings of those denizens of Mount Olympus? Greek Mythology For Beginners presents the pantheon – that immortal collection of rogues and heroes, misfits and tyrants - and the stories about these deities and their dealings with the mortals. It delves into their undying influence on our thought and culture, and how each age from Rome to Shakespeare to Freud down to our own Marvel Comics and NASA has been enlightened, informed, and inspired by these tales. So strap on Hermes’ winged sandals, saddle-up Pegasus, or even grab the nearest Harpy (remember to keep your eyes closed) and come along for the ride of your life. Let’s fly to that world that’s as old as Chaos—the ancient and refreshingly timely Greek myths!

Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Author Oliver Laine
ISBN-10 1984109316
Release 2018-01-24
Pages 94
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You've seen all the movies and read all the fantasy stories, but how much do you really know about your favorite gods and heroes? By Zeus's Beard! This Brief Guide on Greek mythology will get you up to speed! This book contains information on the different divine beings often mentioned in the many books and movies, that draw inspiration from Greek Mythology. Throughout this book, you will be introduced to both major and minor characters alike, as well as learn more about some of the most popular myths surrounding them. From gods to monsters, and everything in between, you'll walk away from this book with heftier knowledge on not only these characters and the significance they once held for the ancient people of Greece, but also how these myths and legends influenced modern culture to this day as well. Here is a Brief Preview of What You'll Learn... The Greek Pantheon The Protogenoi Nature Daimones and the Nymphai The Olympians Monsters and Heroes And Much, Much More!

Ingri and Edgar Parin D Aulaire s Book of Greek Myths

Ingri and Edgar Parin D Aulaire s Book of Greek Myths Author Ingri D'Aulaire
ISBN-10 9780440406945
Release 1992
Pages 192
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An introduction to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece.