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The Beautiful Stories of Life: Six Greeks Myths, Retold

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Synopsis:

Newbery Medal-winner Cynthia Rylant retells her favorite stories from Greek mythology, breathing fresh life into the tales of Pandora, Persephone, Orpheus, Pygmalion, Narcissus, and Psyche. The writing is lyrical and understated, a perfect tone for stories that introduce young readers to themes of love and loss, pride and forgiveness. Carson Ellis's elegant black-and-white illustrations lend an aura of beauty and mystery.

About the Author

CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of more thanand#160;one hundred books for children and teens, and her novel Missing May was awarded the Newbery Medal. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

CARSON ELLIS illustrated the children's novel The Mysterious Benedict Society, a New York Times Book Review bestseller. She's also known for creating the artwork on theand#160;album covers for the rock band the Decemberists. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152061845
Author:
Rylant, Cynthia
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Ellis, Carson
Author:
Ellis, Carson
Subject:
Mythology, Greek
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman
Subject:
Children s-Fables
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
7 x 7 in 0.61 lb
Age Level:
10-12

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Newbery Medal-winner Cynthia Rylant retells her favorite stories from Greek mythology, breathing fresh life into the tales of Pandora, Persephone, Orpheus, Pygmalion, Narcissus, and Psyche. The writing is lyrical and understated, a perfect tone for stories that introduce young readers to themes of love and loss, pride and forgiveness. Carson Ellis's elegant black-and-white illustrations lend an aura of beauty and mystery.
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