The Classic Treasury of Bulfinch's Mythology   -     By: Steven Zorn
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The Classic Treasury of Bulfinch's Mythology

Running Press Book Publishers / 2003 / Hardcover

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Enter a magical world of gods, goddesses, and heroes. This exquisite edition, illustrated by renowned illustrator Giles Greenfield, brings to life ten of the most beloved Greek and Roman myths: "The Trojan War," "Ulysses," "King Midas," "Orpheus and Eurydice," "Medusa, Pegasus, and the Chimera," "Hercules," "Daedalus and Icarus," "Cupid and Psyche," "Baucis and Philemon," and "Atalanta."

Discover the romance, adventure, and wonder of this legendary world. These classic myths are retold in lyrical prose and full-color artwork, which will captivate even the youngest reader. Children and adults alike will cherish this elegant edition.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 56
Vendor: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 13.25 X 10 (inches)
ISBN: 0762414979
ISBN-13: 9780762414970

Publisher's Description

Young readers will relish the adventure and magic that fill these legendary tales, retold for readers ages 4 through 8. This exquisite illustrated hardcover contains ten of the most beloved Greek and Roman myths, including The Trojan War, Ulysses, King Midas, Orpheus and Euridice; Medusa, Pegasus, and the Chimera; Hercules, Daedalus, and Icarus; Cupid and Psyche, Baucis and Philemon, and Atalanta. Each story is illustrated with an evocative full-color plate and additional spot art.

Author Bio

Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) wrote The Age of Fable in 1855 which is more commonly known as Bulfinch's Mythology. He is also the author of The Age of Chivalry and Legends of Charlemagne, both retellings of medieval tales. Bulfinch's versions of these classic Greek and Roman myths have introduced generations of readers to the exciting world of gods, goddesses, and heroes. Giles Greenfield was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award for his Owen and The Mountain. He has illustrated numerous other books, including Sasha and the Wolfchild, Chaucer the Cat and the Animal Pilgrims, and Greek Myths. Greenfield has also worked in advertising as a storyboard artist. He lives in Devon, England with his wife and daughter.

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