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D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

Written by Ingri d'Aulaire and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier and Kathleen Turner

Work ID: 36027

ISBN: 9780449014165

Format: Unabridged Compact Disc

List Price: $25.00

On Sale Date: Nov 13, 2012

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Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick

Here are the immortals of Olympus—the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece—as freshly described as if they were alive today.
            Mighty Zues with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his fiery chariot. . . these and other equally fabulous figures are featured here with their heroic deeds and petty squabbles illuminated in full dimension.

"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."
--Horn Book.

"The drawings...are excellent and excitingly evocative."--The New York Times

A New York Public Library's 100 Great Children's Books 100 Years selection


From the Trade Paperback edition.



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