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The Beasts in the Jar
Greek Beasts and Heroes 1: The Beasts in the Jar
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Embark on a journey through the ancient world and enjoy the greatest stories ever told in the first of a highly-collectible series of Greek myths for children aged 5-8.   Long ago, in ancient Greece, the gods and goddesses gave the gift of storytelling to men and women, and ordered that there should be a great storytelling festival, once every seven years, near Troy, which draws entrants from far and near. Atticus the Storyteller is determined to take part but finds himself diverted on his route by happenings large and small. Always, his diversions lead to wonderful stories - and here they are ... In the first volume of WHO'S WHO IN GREEK MYTHS, discover the story of creation, meet the legendary gods Zeus, Poseidon and Hades, the glorious Pandora, and Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun.
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Embark on a journey through the ancient world and enjoy the greatest stories ever told in the first of a highly-collectible series of Greek myths for children aged 5-8.

 

Long ago, in ancient Greece, the gods and goddesses gave the gift of storytelling to men and women, and ordered that there should be a great storytelling festival, once every seven years, near Troy, which draws entrants from far and near. Atticus the Storyteller is determined to take part but finds himself diverted on his route by happenings large and small. Always, his diversions lead to wonderful stories - and here they are ...

In the first volume of WHO'S WHO IN GREEK MYTHS, discover the story of creation, meet the legendary gods Zeus, Poseidon and Hades, the glorious Pandora, and Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun.

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First in an exciting new series of 12 books, comprising 10o Greek myths for 5-8 yr olds.

About Lucy

I was born in Basingstoke, UK, and later went to Edinburgh University where I graduated with an MA in English Literature and Ancient History. I worked as a children’s book editor in London and New York, before becoming a full-time children’s author. I am married with two...

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Mar.19.2009

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