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Gilgamesh the Hero

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Publisher Comments:

A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.

Synopsis:

This is one of the oldest stories in the world, and it's about things that still matter to us today: friendship, fame, courage, happiness.

Gilgamesh and Enkidu are friends — best friends. Together they can work wonders, fight monsters, brave earthquakes, travel the world! But waiting in the dark is the one enemy they can never overcome.

Retold by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, and illustrated with great power by David Parkins, "Gilgamesh the Hero is a story that will linger in the imagination long after the book has been put down.

Synopsis:

One of the oldest stories in the world is told in this book that focuses on Gilgamesh and Enkidu, best friends who work wonders together. But there is one enemy they can never overcome. Illustrations.

Table of Contents

Heaven sent — Tamed by a kiss — Do or die — Marry me — Death — Afraid of nothing — Give up — Faraway — The bread of sorrow — The plant of life — Home — The twelfth tablet.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802852625
Retold:
McCaughrean, Geraldine
Author:
Parkins, David
Retold by:
McCaughrean, Geraldine
Retold:
McCaughrean, Geraldine
Illustrator:
David Parkins
Author:
David Parkins
Author:
McCaughrean, Geraldine
Author:
Geraldine, McCaughrean
Publisher:
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Iraq
Subject:
Gilgamesh
Subject:
Gilgamesh (Legendary character)
Subject:
Folklore -- Iraq.
Subject:
Children s-Fables
Subject:
Children s-General
Series Volume:
v. 21, issue 26
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
95
Dimensions:
10.31x7.80x.55 in. 1.18 lbs.
Age Level:
09-UP

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Product details 95 pages Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - English 9780802852625 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This is one of the oldest stories in the world, and it's about things that still matter to us today: friendship, fame, courage, happiness.

Gilgamesh and Enkidu are friends — best friends. Together they can work wonders, fight monsters, brave earthquakes, travel the world! But waiting in the dark is the one enemy they can never overcome.

Retold by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, and illustrated with great power by David Parkins, "Gilgamesh the Hero is a story that will linger in the imagination long after the book has been put down.

"Synopsis" by , One of the oldest stories in the world is told in this book that focuses on Gilgamesh and Enkidu, best friends who work wonders together. But there is one enemy they can never overcome. Illustrations.
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