The Iliad and the Odyssey Marcia Williams, Marcia Williams

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback / softback 40 pages

ISBN:
9781406303483
Size:
320 x 255 x 5mm
Published:
1st September 2006
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Interest age: from c 5 years
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Overview

Thrilling comic-strip action, with monsters, mighty heroes and even mightier gods and goddesses.The Iliad tells the story of the war between Greeks and Trojans; the love between Helena and Paris; Achilles and Hector's deadly combat; the Trojan Horse... The Odyssey depicts the perilous voyage home of the Greek warrior Odysseus; his struggles against the one-eyed Cyclops; the terrible Sirens; the dreadful, six-headed Scylla... These classic Greek stories have been retold with lively text and a dramatic cartoon style, making them accessible and fun for young children.

Author

Marcia Williams worked as a nursery teacher before beginning a successful career as an author and illustrator. With her distinctive cartoon-strip style, she has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children, including Greek Myths and Mr William Shakespeare's Plays. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.

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