The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781841217758

Category: Legends

Page: 96

View: 3815

Here are ten of the greatest and best-loved Greek legends retold with warmth and humour for young children and illustrated with bright, friendly artwork. Meet Theseus and the Minotaur, Odysseus, Pandora, King Midas and a whole cast of larger-than-life characters in a series of extraordinary adventures. The perfect introduction to Greek Myths.

The Orchard Book of Greek Myths

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781408324370

Category: Folklore

Page: 96

View: 2265

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

Arachne, the Spider Woman

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781843627807

Category: Arachne (Greek mythology)

Page: 29

View: 4601

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.

The Orchard Book of Roman Myths

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Emma Chichester Clark

Publisher: Orchard Books (NY)

ISBN: 9781860397530

Category: Mythology, Roman

Page: 93

View: 3126

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.'

Secret of the Oracle: An Ancient Greek Mystery

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940148

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 9716

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

Orchard Ballet Stories for Young Children

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408342324

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 1218

Discover all the magic of the ballet with this collection of classic tales and meet enchanted princesses, magical birds, dancing dolls and wicked witches. Travel to a magical kingdom of sweets, twirl at an enchanted fairytale ball, and discover the story of a sleeping princess, woken after 100 years by her true love's kiss. This beautiful gift collection contains six of the best-loved stories from the ballet: The Nutcracker; Swan Lake; The Sleeping Beauty; Cinderella; Coppelia and The Firebird. Award-winning storyteller Saviour Pirotta retells the classic tales in an accessible style that's perfect for young children, while New York Times bestselling artist Brigette Barrager's beautiful full-colour illustrations bring each magical scene to life. The perfect gift for little ballet dancers and ballet fans.

King Midas's Goldfingers

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781843628040

Category: Children's stories

Page: 30

View: 5729

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.

The Secret of Pandora's Box

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781843627814

Category: Children's stories

Page: 29

View: 3008

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.

Odysseus and the Wooden Horse

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781843627838

Category: Mythology, Greek

Page: 30

View: 3599

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.

Jason and the Golden Fleece

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781846164750

Category: Argonauts (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 1662

This series offers friendly and accessible Greek myth retellings, with clear type and illustrations. In 'Jason and the Golden Fleece', Jason goes to find the golden fleece so he can get the throne back from his wicked uncle. First he must brave evil skeletons and get past a terrible serpent.

Theseus and the Man-eating Monster

Author: Saviour Pirotta,Jan Lewis

Publisher: Orchard (NY)

ISBN: 9781846167706

Category: Minotaur (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 5807

This series offers friendly and accessible Greek myth retellings, with clear type and illustrations. Every year the King of Athens has to send some of his people to evil King Minos for his man-eating monster. His brave son, Theseus, wants to stop it - will he succeed?

Icarus, the Boy Who Could Fly

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard

ISBN: 9781843627852

Category: Icarus (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 7999

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.

Terrific Topics: Lower primary book 1

Author: Blake Education

Publisher: Blake Education

ISBN: 186509191X

Category: Classroom activities

Page: 136

View: 4986

First in a series of resources for middle primary school teachers. Provides 80 photocopiable pages with integrated units on explorers, famous Australians, myhs and legends, religions and beliefs, endangered animals, natural disasters, and moving pictures. Each unit addresses a key learning area for lower primary - either Science or SOSE/HSIE. Includes an overview of unit content and an assessment grid.

Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa

Author: Saviour Pirotta,Jan Lewis

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9781843628088

Category: Medusa (Greek mythology)

Page: 32

View: 6369

Perseus is determined to save his mother from their tyrant king, but to do so he must face the monstrius Medusa, even though one look uopn her face can turn a man to stone! adventures. A wonderful set of straightforward, friendly and accessible Greek Myth retellings, with clear type and irresistible illustrations. All the favourite stories are here. National Literacy Association

Grendel

Author: John Gardner,Andreas Vollstädt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783852861746

Category:

Page: 194

View: 2485


Shadow of the Centaurs

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940229

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 5610

The fourth book in the ancient Greek Mysteries series 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 perceptive friend Thrax are back in Athens and Nico is looking forward to the spooky festival of Anthesteria and the lavish feasting at Master Lykos's house. But when the boys suspect a plot to assassinate the general of Athens, they must put the fun aside and infiltrate the Society of Centaurs. Will they discover the true identity of the society's leader, and will they stop the assassination? 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 Key Stage 2 History curriculum. Perfect for fans of the Roman Mysteries, or anyone interest in ancient Greece.

Arion the Dolphin Boy

Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard (NY)

ISBN: 9781846164743

Category: Arion (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 5575

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?