Introduce your children to the Iliad, Odyssey, "Jason and the Golden Fleece," and other timeless tales and epics from Greek and Roman mythology with this read-aloud volume. Each story feaures a brief history, pronunciation guide, vocabulary words, approximate reading time, and etymology of words from "Achilles' heel" to "zoo." Ages 7 and up. 264 pages, softcover from Three Rivers.
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.
William F. Russell is the author of The Parents' Handbook to Grammar and Usage, Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children, and More Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children. Dr. Russell lives in Carmichael, California, and lectures widely on language and the ways parentsand teacherscan improve the achievement levels of children.