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Mythology (Fandex Family Field Guides)

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MYTHOLOGY

Bringing the world of Mythology to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide to the legendary figures of ancient Greece and Rome. Which 12 gods and goddesses ruled from Mount Olympus'? Who are the Fates, the Graces, the Muses? How did Theseus slay the monstrous Minotaur and escape from its labyrinth? What was the one thing to remain inside Pandora's vase? Each entry is illustrated with a rich selection of images drawn from statuary, painting, pottery, frescoes and mosaics, and includes the subject's lineage, personality and symbol.

- 50 individually die-cute cards

- Full color throughout

- Knowledge at your fingertips

- For the whole family

Review:

"Educators and students will delight in the unique format of knowledge at their fingertips. Both sides of the cards contain text that is illustrated richly with images of mosaics, frescoes, pottery, reliefs, paintings, and statues, making this a source difficult to resist." Children's Literature

Synopsis:

Combining 50 individually die-cut cards with full-color illustrations, plus hundreds of intriguing facts, stories, statistics, and trivia, Fandex is the newest breakthrough in information-packed, family publishing.

Mythology: Tales and Legends of the Gods, featuring portrayals by artists through the centuries, puts a face on a world that continues to resonate. Discover which 12 Greek gods and goddesses ruled from Mt. Olympus. What was really inside Pandora's Box. How Theseus escaped the Minotaur's labyrinth, and who was known as "the Lady of Wild Things." Includes each figure's lineage, personality, and symbol.

Synopsis:

Fifty individually die-cut cards Illustrated with full-color artwork from throughout the centuries, depict the tales and legends of the ancient Greek and Roman world--from the Mt. Olympus pantheon to the depths of the Minotaur's labyrinth.

About the Author

Ross and Kathryn Petras, brother and sister, are the authors of Age Doesnand#8217;t Matter Unless Youand#8217;re a Cheese(with 160,000 copies in print); The 776 Stupidest Things Ever Saidand The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar (over 3 million copies in print); and the Fabulous Broadscalendar. Ross Petras lives with his family in New Jersey, Kathryn Petras with her husband in Manhattan.Ross and Kathryn Petras, brother and sister, are the authors of Age Doesnand#8217;t Matter Unless Youand#8217;re a Cheese(with 160,000 copies in print); The 776 Stupidest Things Ever Saidand The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar (over 3 million copies in print); and the Fabulous Broadscalendar. Ross Petras lives with his family in New Jersey, Kathryn Petras with her husband in Manhattan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761112075
Author:
Petras, Kathryn
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company
Author:
Petras, Ross
Location:
New York
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Mythology, classical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sociology
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Social Science - Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Gods
Subject:
Social Studies - General
Subject:
Social Studies - Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference/General
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction-Social Science - General
Edition Description:
Other
Series:
Fandex Family Field Guides
Series Volume:
no. 9-1360
Publication Date:
19981001
Binding:
book not specified
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
50
Dimensions:
10.79x4.18x.86 in. .61 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 50 pages Workman Publishing - English 9780761112075 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Educators and students will delight in the unique format of knowledge at their fingertips. Both sides of the cards contain text that is illustrated richly with images of mosaics, frescoes, pottery, reliefs, paintings, and statues, making this a source difficult to resist."
"Synopsis" by , Combining 50 individually die-cut cards with full-color illustrations, plus hundreds of intriguing facts, stories, statistics, and trivia, Fandex is the newest breakthrough in information-packed, family publishing.

Mythology: Tales and Legends of the Gods, featuring portrayals by artists through the centuries, puts a face on a world that continues to resonate. Discover which 12 Greek gods and goddesses ruled from Mt. Olympus. What was really inside Pandora's Box. How Theseus escaped the Minotaur's labyrinth, and who was known as "the Lady of Wild Things." Includes each figure's lineage, personality, and symbol.

"Synopsis" by , Fifty individually die-cut cards Illustrated with full-color artwork from throughout the centuries, depict the tales and legends of the ancient Greek and Roman world--from the Mt. Olympus pantheon to the depths of the Minotaur's labyrinth.
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