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The Random House Book of Greek Myths (Random House Book of...)

by Joan D. Vinge

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Random House Books for Young Readers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman,
  • Classical mythology,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOren Sherman (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7717035M
    ISBN 100679823778
    ISBN 109780679823773

    In print for over fifty years, D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers. Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today.   For Greek myth fans, those who can’t get enough of the D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths, and readers who have aged out of Rick Riordan, this classroom staple and mythology classic is perfect for learning about the ancient myths! The heroes, gods, and monsters of Greek mythology come alive in this exciting collection of retellings of the ancient myths that includes /5(65).

    This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Buffalo Bill, the Wild West hero. It begins when he is a little boy and follows his adventurous life in the exciting West. Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire bring the story of Buffalo Bill and the history of his time to life for young readers. This is an ideal beginning book for your child’s classical education journey, regardless of age! Superbly written and illustrated, this classic introduces timeless tales that have enchanted people for thousands of years. Because they are everywhere in Western art and literature, Greek myths are the essential background for a classical education.

    A Great Introduction to Greek Mythology. D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths is an excellent survey of the great stories of Greek mythology. Though sanitized from the original myths and written for children, adults will find this book to be a great introduction to the gods of Mount Olympus/5(4). The Random House Book of Greek Myths (Joan D. Vinge, ). Greek gods and goddesses are highlighted in this illustrated primer on Greek mythology. This is Greece (Miroslav Sasek, ). Reissued in , Sasek's classic picture book captures the essence of .


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The Random House Book of Greek Myths (Random House Book of...) by Joan D. Vinge Download PDF EPUB FB2

In The Random House Book of Greek Myths, Hugo Award-winning author Joan D. Vinge introduces the Greek gods and goddesses and retells fourteen favorite myths with wit, style, and compassion.

This sophisticated but accessible collection is stunningly illustrated with paintings by Oren Sherman that evoke the mystery and majesty of ancient Greece.5/5(3). Vinge, D. Joan. The Random House Book of Greek Myths. New York: Random House, This collection of stories introduces the Greek gods and goddesses, and author Joan Vinge retells fourteen myths with insight and humanity.

One of the myths is titled, Pendora’s Jar. It’s about a beautiful newly wed wife named Pendora/5. About D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths “I doubt I would have grown up to be the writer and artist I became had I not fallen in love with D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths at the age of seven.”—R.

Palacio, author of Wonder. Now updated with a new cover and an afterword featuring never-before-published drawings from the sketchbook of Ingri and Edgar D’Aulaire, plus an essay. About The Greek Myths. Robert Graves, classicist, poet, and unorthodox critic, retells the Greek legends of gods and heroes for a modern audience And, in the two volumes of The Greek Myths, he demonstrates with a dazzling display of relevant knowledge that Greek Mythology is “no more mysterious in content than are modern election cartoons.”His work covers, in nearly two.

In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers. Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today.

The Random House book of Greek myths by Vinge, Joan D. Publication date Topics Retells some of the most famous Greek myths about gods, goddesses, humans, heroes, and monsters, explaining the background of the tales and how they have survived Includes index : Get this from a library.

The Random House book of Greek myths. [Joan D Vinge; Oren Sherman] -- Retells some of the most famous Greek myths about gods, goddesses, humans, heroes, and monsters, explaining the background of the tales and how they have survived.

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Vinge A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. "For any child fortunate enough to have this generous book the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the pictures interpret the text literally and are full of detail and witty observation." —The Horn Book “The drawings are excellent and excitingly evocative.”—The New York Times.

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There’s a Book for That. is brought to you by Penguin Random House’s Sales department. The result was D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths, the standard-bearer of mythology for children since its publication in Editorial Reviews "For any child fortunate enough to have this generous book the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the pictures interpret the text literally and are full of /5(6).

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Email zip get more news Want more. I would also like to get the latest news from Penguin Random House. The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney.

They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. In Stephen Fry's hands the stories of the titans and gods become a brilliantly entertaining. About the book: Including many of the greatest stories ever told - the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus's journey home - Robert Graves's superb and comprehensive retelling of the Greek myths for a modern audience has been regarded for over fifty.

In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology--and continues to enthrall young readers.

Here are the greats of ancient Greece--gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters--as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today/5(15K). D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths NPR coverage of D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri D'Aulaire and Edgar D'Aulaire.

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First published inthe Book of Greek Myths is one of the most popular children’s books ever—it’s still a best-seller. It is the most famous of the books by the D’Aulaires, a. ‎The most complete collection of Greek and Roman myths specially arranged to be read aloud to children aged five to twelve. "Every child deserves this book.

Those who do the reading aloud will be enlightened and rewarded, too."--Edwin Newman Line drawings/5(33).