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Author Menzies, Jean, author.
Title Greek myths : meet the heroes, gods, and monsters of ancient Greece / written by Jean Menzies ; illustrated by Katie Ponder.
Pub Info New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.
book jacket
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 292.13 MEN     AVAILABLE
 West Falmouth Children's Coll.  J 292.13 MEN     DUE 05-04-22
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Edition First American edition.
Descript 160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Audience 930L Lexile
Note Title and attribution taken from cover.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The beginning. The creation ; The fall of Ouranos ; The birth of Zeus ; The war of the Titans -- The Olympian gods. Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon ; The sun, the moon, and the dawn ; Zeus and Hera ; Apollo and Artemis ; The birth of Athena ; The birth of Dionysus ; Hermes and the Lyre ; Hephaestus's revenge ; Demeter and Poseidon ; The kidnapping of Persephone ; Hades and Dionysus ; Orion -- Humans and the gods. Prometheus makes man ; Pandora's jar ; The flood ; Dionysus and the Pirates ; Orpheus and Eurydice ; Hestia and Hermes ; Midas's golden touch ; Eros and Psyche ; Arachne ; Ares and Athena ; The Trojan war -- Heroes. Cadmus builds Thebes ; Perseus and Medusa ; The Amazons ; Bellerophon ; Pegasus ; Apollo and Artemis ; Jason and the Argonauts ; Theseus and the minotaur ; Aphrodite and Hephaestus ; The twelve labors of Heracles ; Odysseus's voyage ; The adventures of Atalanta -- About the myths. Greek storytelling ; Greek vases ; Mythical beings ; Monsters of myth ; Named for the myths ; Worshiping the gods ; Mount Olympus ; The underworld.
Summary This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labours of Herakles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humor and intrigue of the original tales.
Subject Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile literature.
Gods, Greek -- Juvenile literature.
Goddesses, Greek -- Juvenile literature.
Heroes -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Ponder, Katie, illustrator.
ISBN 9781465491534
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