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Greek Myths: Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea



No. of pages 80

Great for age 8-11 years
Atalanta is the fastest runner in the world but will only marry the man who can beat her in a race; Perseus must destroy the snake-headed gorgon, Medusa; Pandora has been given the gift of curiosity, what will happen if she opens the forbidden magic jar? Pegasus, the miraculous flying horse, has never been tamed, can Bellerophon catch him? These ten wonderful tales from the world of Greek mythology are perfect for reading aloud to younger children. The stories are told by Sally Pomme Clayton, one of the UK's most spellbinding storytellers, with beautiful, glowing illustrations by the award-winning artist Jane Ray. Included are notes and a map showing the real places in Greece that are connected with the stories.


This book is part of a book series called Classics .

This book has been graded for interest at 8-11 years.

There are 80 pages in this book. This book was published 2014 by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd .

Sally Pomme Clayton is a pioneering storyteller and writer. As a storyteller she loves to bring fairytales, fragments of forgotten myths, folktales and epics to new life. She has published more than ten children's books, most recently The King with Dirty feet (Otter- Barry Books 2018). Find out more at: www. sallypommeclayton. com Jane Ray is the Smarties-prize winning illustrator of over 30 books.

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This Classics series provides an accessible route into our rich literary heritage. It showcases powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time - Oliver Twist,Black Beauty,Macbeth,Wuthering Heights adapted by top children's authorsto ensure the stories are accessible to younger readers. The books fall within book bands dark blue and dark red.

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