Synopses & Reviews
Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past.
andlt;Iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/Iandgt; Colum's stirring telling of the Greek epics is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers.
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Padraic Columandlt;/Bandgt; (1881and#8211;1972) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including andlt;iandgt;The Children of Odinandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Golden Fleeceandlt;/iandgt; (a Newbery Honor Book).William Andrew ("Willy") Pogany (August 1882 and#8211; 30 July 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.