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Synopsis:

From the terror of Medusa and the Minotaur to the Labors of Heracles and journeys of Theseus, the stories in this collection have thrilled and enthralled people for centuries with their high drama, hazardous quests, and unforgettable characters (both mortal and immortal). Under Olivia Coolidges skillful pen, the landscape of early Greece and its famous legends bloom with vigor and are perfectly suited to the adventure-seeking reader.

About the Author

Olivia Coolidge was born in London, England, in 1908. She received her education at Somerville College, Oxford University, where her main subjects included Latin, Greek, and philosophy. These studies helped her earn her place in the pantheon on children's literature through her mythological retellings demonstrating careful research and the adriot capacity to bring the past to life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618154265
Author:
Sandoz, Edouard Marcel
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Sandoz, Edouard Marcel
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman
Subject:
Mythology, Greek
Subject:
Children s-Fables
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 2001-127
Publication Date:
October 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.18x5.56x.80 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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From the terror of Medusa and the Minotaur to the Labors of Heracles and journeys of Theseus, the stories in this collection have thrilled and enthralled people for centuries with their high drama, hazardous quests, and unforgettable characters (both mortal and immortal). Under Olivia Coolidges skillful pen, the landscape of early Greece and its famous legends bloom with vigor and are perfectly suited to the adventure-seeking reader.
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