The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Watts Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781841217758

Category: Legends

Page: 96

View: 7543

The perfect introduction to Greek myths, illustrated with bright pictures by Jan Lewis. Here are ten of the best loved Greek legends retold with warmth and humour to make them easily accessible to young children. Ages 5+.

The Orchard Book of Greek Myths

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781408324370

Category: Folklore

Page: 96

View: 6393

Discover the drama and thrill of sixteen classic Ancient Greek myths in this glorious story collection. Featuring all of the best-known stories, including Theseus & the Minotaur, Heracles, Daedalus & Icarus, The Wooden Horse and Pandora's Box. Retold by master storyteller, Geraldine McCaughrean, with full colour artwork throughout, this is an essential for every child's bookshelf. "These powerful stories are brought to a young modern audience with a verve and simplicity that makes them shine in our minds" - Michael Rosen Stories included: Theseus and the Minotaur Pandora's Box Perseus and Medusa Jason and the Golden Fleece Daedalus and Icarus Orpheus and Eurydice Arachne The Wooden Horse of Troy King Midas Persephone and the Pomegranate Seeds Echo and Narcissus The Twelve Labours of Heracles Odysseus Apollo and Daphne Atalanta's Race Freedom for Prometheus

Odysseus and the Wooden Horse

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781843627838

Category: Mythology, Greek

Page: 30

View: 3165

Troy is the most well-protected city in the land. So how will Odysseus and his men get in? The great hero comes up with an ingenious plan... Join a cast of larger-than-life characters in a series of extraordinary adventures.

Arachne, the Spider Woman

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781843627807

Category: Arachne (Greek mythology)

Page: 29

View: 9032

Arachne is always boasting that her weaving is better than the goddess Athena's. So Athena decides to teach the boastful girl a terrible lesson... Join a cast of larger-than-life characters in a series of extraordinary adventures.

King Midas's Goldfingers

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781843628040

Category: Children's stories

Page: 30

View: 7936

King Midas's greatest wish is for everything he touches to turn to gold. But once his wish is granted, Midas realises he will never be able to hug his little princess again. What will he do? Suggested level: junior, primary.

Arion the Dolphin Boy

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard (NY)

ISBN: 9781846167720

Category: Arion (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 7164

This series offers friendly and accessible Greek myth retellings, with clear type and illustrations. Arion was the greatest poet in the world. On his way home from a far-off land, sailors want to steal his treasure and leave him to drown. Who will save him?

The Orchard Book of Roman Myths

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Emma Chichester Clark

Publisher: Orchard Books (NY)

ISBN: 9781860397530

Category: Mythology, Roman

Page: 93

View: 8431

From the same author and artist team as The Orchard Book of Greek Myths, this book of Roman myths includes the story of how Romulus and Remus founded Rome, how the guardian geese of Juno''s temple saved Rome and why Rome was blessed with vines.'

The Secret of Pandora's Box

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781843627814

Category: Children's stories

Page: 29

View: 7987

Epimetheus is happy when beautiful Pandora comes to live with him. But when she opens Epimetheus's special chest, the one the Gods warned him not to touch, something terrible escapes... Join a cast of larger-than-life characters in a series of extraordinary adventures.

Theseus and the Minotaur

Author: James Ford

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 1904642284

Category: Minotaur (Greek mythology)

Page: 32

View: 9124

Only Theseus can end this cycle, but he will need the help of a princess, a famous craftsman and a ball of thread. Will he survive? The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters.

Icarus, the Boy Who Could Fly

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781843627852

Category: Icarus (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 2652

Icarus's dad is a great inventor but when he gives his son wings, so they can escape the island they live on, things don't go according to plan at all. Join a cast of larger-than-life characters in a series of extraordinary adventures.

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Emma Chichester Clark

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689820844

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 108

View: 317

Provides young readers with a colorfully illustrated collection of fifteen stories about well-known and lesser-known ancient Greek gods and goddesses.

The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9781408338094

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 126

View: 4843

Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses and handsome princes, wicked witches and good fairies. Here are ten of the best-loved fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, retold in a friendly, accessible way that's perfect for young children, and now in a beautiful new edition. Saviour Pirotta's lively retellings of these classic fairy tales are perfectly complemented by Emma Chichester Clark's rich, glowing illustrations, making this book a joy to share and a gift to treasure. Contents: The Sleeping Princess; The Magic Gingerbread House; The Magic Bear and the Handsome Prince;The Golden-Haired Girl in the Tower; Little Mouse and Lazy Cat; The Princess and the Seven Dwarves; The Swans and the Brave Princess; The Naughty Princess and the Frog; The Girl Who Spun Straw into Gold; The Twelve Dancing Princesses.

Greek Myths

Author: N.A

Publisher: Margaret K McElderry

ISBN: 9780689505836

Category: Mythology, Greek

Page: 96

View: 9843

Presents retellings of sixteen Greek myths, including the stories of Pandora, Daedalus and Icarus, King Midas, Jason, and Odysseus.

Persephone's Orchard

Author: Molly Ringle

Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing

ISBN: 1926760999

Category: Fiction

Page: 370

View: 2409

The Greek gods never actually existed. Did they? Sophie Darrow finds she was wrong about that assumption when she's pulled into the spirit realm, complete with an Underworld, on her first day at college. Adrian, the mysterious young man who brought her there, simply wants her to taste a pomegranate. Soon, though she returns to her regular life, her mind begins exploding with dreams and memories of ancient times; of a love between two Greeks named Persephone and Hades. But lethal danger has always surrounded the immortals, and now that she's tainted with the Underworld's magic, that danger is drawing closer to Sophie. Night Owl Reviews Top Pick (Persephone's Orchard) Long and Short Reviews Book of the Month (Persephone's Orchard)

Phaeton and the Sun Chariot

Zeus Shining ; Dionysus and the Pirates

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Tony Ross

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781841216560

Category: Dionysus (Greek deity)

Page: 48

View: 9272

These powerful and drama-packed retellings feature a host of well-known Greek gods and goddesses, magically brought to life by Tony Ross's lively illustrations. Phaeton and the Sun Chariot/Zeus Shining/Dionysus and the Pirates: What happens when you want what you can't have? Spoilt Phaeton, lovelorn Semele, and a band of greedy pirates are all about to find out the hard way...

Stories from Ancient Egypt

Author: Tyldesley Joyce,Joyce A. Tyldesley,Julian Heath

Publisher: Rutherford PressLtd

ISBN: 9780954762216

Category: Fiction

Page: 107

View: 3468

This book is a retelling of Egyptian stories for children (ages 6-11 depending on reading skill) with question and answer sections, a hieroglyphic alphabet and original black and white line drawings by Julian Heath. It is the children's version of Tales from Ancient Egypt, also published by Rutherford Press Ltd.

Pegasus the Flying Horse

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781846164736

Category: Mythology, Greek

Page: 31

View: 4198

This series offers friendly and accessible Greek myth retellings, with clear type and illustrations. The king wants Bellerophon, the bravest man in the country, to kill a hideous monster that is scaring his people. Bellerophon must use Pegasus, the flying horse, to help.

Secret of the Oracle: An Ancient Greek Mystery

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940148

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8787

The second book in the ancient Greek Mysteries series, a thrilling follow up to Mark of the Cyclops, is a mix of Sherlock Holmes and ancient Greece from bestselling author Saviour Pirotta, with stunning illustrations from up-and-coming illustrator Freya Hartas. This exciting adventure will have readers gripped from start to finish. Scribe Nico and his friend Thrax are back for another adventure in ancient Greece. Their master has brought them to Delphi, to seek guidance from the great oracle. But between the majestic hills of the sacred city, a sinister plot has been formed, and a farmer's daughter has gone missing. Can Nico and Thrax solve the clues, save the girl and learn the secret of the oracle? This dramatic and mysterious tale is packed with wonderful characters and insight into the daily life of the ancient Greeks, a required topic in the KS2 History curriculum. Perfect for fans of the Roman Mysteries, or anyone interested in ancient Greece. Book band: Dark Blue