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Treasury Of Greek Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426311918
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Treasury Of Greek Mythology

Author : Alisoun Witting
ISBN : LCCN:65024973
Genre : Mythology, Classical
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Beginning with Icarus, the boy who flew too high, the Greek myths are told in readable and easily understood form.
Category: Mythology, Classical

Classical Myth A Treasury Of Greek And Roman Legends Art And History

Author : Jane Bingham
ISBN : 9781317474326
Genre : History
File Size : 61.53 MB
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The World of Mythology series introduces the myths of the world's greatest civilizations. The Classical world of ancient Greece and Rome has had an immeasurable impact on Western culture, but what inspired some of the greatest writers, philosophers, and architects of all time? Gods were not only worshipped, but consulted for both minor problems and victory in battle. The legends of mortals Heracles and Perseus were wrapped up in the lives of the immortals. Art and artifacts, as well as photographs of the landscapes immortalized in the tales, bring the world of Classical myth to life.
Category: History

Treasury Of Egyptian Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426318610
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Treasury Of Fairy Tales And Myths

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780241350485
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This beautiful children's story treasury brings together 14 classic children's fairy tales and 17 well-known myths and legends from around the world in one magical collection. Perfect for children aged 5-7, these charmingly illustrated books bring together the best-loved characters and stories from across time, ideal for enjoying together at bedtime or reading aloud to little ones. A First Book of Fairytales includes everlasting favourites such as Sleeping Beauty, The Princess and the Pea, and Cinderella, while A First Book of Myths brings well-known tales to life including The Fall of Icarus, How Butterflies Began, and The Kingdom Under the Sea. Brought together in a beautiful slipcase, A First Book of Fairytales and A First Book of Myths are the perfect gift for a young loved one. Full contents Fairytales: Cinderella, The Selfish Giant, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, The Frog Prince, Beauty and the Beast, Diamonds and Toads, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Fisherman and his Wife, The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin, The Snow Queen. Myths: The Fall of Icarus, The Golden Touch, Andromeda, Wolf Babies, Coyote Dances with a Star, The First Corn, A Newborn Warrior, How the Animals Got Their Shapes, How Butterflies Began, Balder the Beautiful, Rama and Sita, The Enchanted Island, The Kingdom Under the Sea, The Crocodile and the Baby, How the Sun and Moon Appeared, The Goddess and the Farmboy, The Weaver and the Cowherd
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Treasury Of Norse Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426323577
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. This book is the third in the trilogy that includes the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology and National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Classic Treasury Of Bulfinch S Mythology

Author : Thomas Bulfinch
ISBN : 0762414979
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Young readers will relish the adventure and magic that fill these legendary tales, retold for readers ages 4 through 8. This exquisite illustrated hardcover contains ten of the most beloved Greek and Roman myths, including The Trojan War, Ulysses, King Midas, Orpheus and Euridice; Medusa, Pegasus, and the Chimera; Hercules, Daedalus, and Icarus; Cupid and Psyche, Baucis and Philemon, and Atalanta. Each story is illustrated with an evocative full-color plate and additional spot art.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Folktales From Greece

Author : Anthony L. Manna
ISBN : 1563089084
Genre : Education
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Provides 20 newly translated Greek folktales, retold by the authors; perfect for storytimes and read-alouds.
Category: Education

Treasury Of Classical Mythology

Author : Moncrief
ISBN : 156619119X
Genre : Mythology, Classical
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A source book of the tales of ancient Greece, at the same time offering a panorama of the visual masterpieces they have inspired.
Category: Mythology, Classical