Synopses & Reviews
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
"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
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.
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
Kathryn and Ross Petras, are great curators of quotes and the authors of several books, including The Stupidest Things Ever Said Book of All-Time Stupidest Top Ten Lists; Dance First, Think Later; Don’t Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats, The Lexicon of Stupidity, and Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese. The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar has over 3 million copies in print. Ross and Kathryn Petras, brother and sister, are the authors of Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese (with 160,000 copies in print); The 776 Stupidest Things Ever Said and The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar (over 3 million copies in print); and the Fabulous Broads calendar. Ross Petras lives with his family in New Jersey, Kathryn Petras with her husband in Manhattan.