From master storyteller Padriac Colum comes a Newbery Honor–winning collection of epic myths that “is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers” (Publishers Weekly).
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. Poetically written and wonderful for reading aloud, this collection of ancient stories will captivate modern readers.---from the publisher
320 pages 9781534450363 Ages 10-14 Grades 5-9
Keywords: Newbery Honor, myths, mythology, gods and goddesses, Greek mythology, action/adventure, war, history, ancient Greece, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, fantasy