The Simon & Schuster Book of Greek Gods and Heroes

Foreword by Barry R. Katz / Illustrated by Arvis Stewart
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About The Book

The gods and heroes of ancient Greece shake heaven and earth in a collection of over thirty stories that breath new life into the myths of Olympus. Here is the triumphant tale of the Trojan Horse, the tragedy of Oedipus, the downfall of Medusa and more. Witness the grand drama of some of the best known heroes of all time in a fresh rendition of these timeless tales.

About The Author

Alice Low has written many books for children of all ages. She has also been a book reviewer, creative writing teacher, and writer-producer of educational filmstrips.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 1, 1985)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780027613902
  • Ages: 7 - 10

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Raves and Reviews

Children's Book Review Service An excellent introduction to Greek mythology as well as an ideal gift.

Booklist An attractive, large format edition of well known myths and legends from ancient Greece...Watercolors...enhance the book's appeal.

Awards and Honors

  • Notable Children's Trade Book Language (AR)
  • CBC/NCSS Notable Children's Book in Social Studies