Do you dare journey to the underworld? Immerse young readers in 3 classic adventure tales from ancient Greece with this dynamic new chapter book.
Includes the popular myths of Demeter and Persephone, Daedalus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Eurydice to give kids a head start in English class
Bursts with illustrated character lists, a glossary, a Greek gods family tree, and a map of ancient Greece to make mythology kid-friendly
Features enthralling artwork by The Arabian Nights and The Blue Bird's Palace illustrator Carole Hénaff to help younger readers follow the story
Written by two world-renowned storytellers and edited by a Classics expert to craft authentic and thrilling retellings
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Product Dimensions:5.5 x 8.13 inches
Page Count:136 pages
Age Range:Ages 10 years and up
Awards & Accolades
"Middle-graders will love this" — Manhattan Book Review
About the Contributors
Retold by - Hugh Lupton
Hugh Lupton's prestigious career as a professional storyteller spans over twenty years. In 1985 he co-founded the acclaimed "Company of Storytellers" and has since performed throughout the world.He has performed throughout Britain, as well as in North and South America, Europe and Africa, telling stories from many cultures. Hugh lives in England, UK.
Retold by - Daniel Morden
Daniel Morden was born and lives in Wales. He has travelled widely as a professional storyteller for many years. In 2006, Daniel and Hugh recieved the Classical Association's award for 'the most significant contribution to the public understanding of the classics'.
Illustrated by - Carole Hénaff
Carole Hénaff is inspired by her travels and is never without her sketchbook. She studied theatrical literature in Parish before moving to Barcelona to study graphic design and illustration. Carole has illustrated children's books in France and Spain, including Smara, which was awarded the Isaac Díaz Pardo prize for Best Illustrated Book, 2006.