By Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
No schooling is whole and not using a huge slice of Greek mythology. And there's no higher manner of assembly that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' ebook. all of the nice gods and goddesses of historical Greece are depicted during this giant, appealing vintage, lovingly illustrated and skillfully advised. younger readers could be dazzled via strong Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by means of stylish Athena, goddess of knowledge; intimidated by means of strong Hera, queen of Olympus; and chilled via moody Poseidon, ruler of the ocean. those frequently impetuous immortals flounce and frolic, get indiscreet, and get even. From petty squabbles to heroic deeds, their activities conceal the diversity of godly--and mortal--personalities.
The D'Aulaires' illustrations have a memorable caliber: as soon as pored over, they'll by no means go away the minds of the viewer. many years later, the identify Gaea will nonetheless evoke the tender eco-friendly photograph of gorgeous mom Earth, her physique hills and valleys and her eyes blue lakes reflecting the celebrities of her husband, Uranus the sky. No baby is simply too younger to savour the myths that experience equipped the root for far of the world's paintings and literature over the centuries. This advent to mythology is a treasure. (Ages 10 to grownup) --Emilie Coulter
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