Greek Myths for Young Children (Stories for Young Children)
This collection of the best-known of the Greek myths has been carefully written to appeal to young children who will find these stories of gods, mortals and monsters irresistible. Beautiful illustrations by Linda Edwards bring the myths to life for children of all ages.
- USBORNE PUBLISHING
Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures (Child's Introduction Series)
Packed with action, adventure, tragedy, and triumph, A Child'sIntroduction to Greek Mythology acquaints kids ages 9–12 with all the fantastic and memorable classic Greek myths. The book is organized into two main parts. The first section introduces the gods and goddesses, from Apollo to Hades, as well as nymphs, satyrs, centaurs, and the mortal descendents of Zeus, such as Hercules and Midas. Part two is dedicated to the myths themselves: Pandora's Box, Prometheus' Discovery of Fire, the Trojan Horse and many more. Sidebars feature word definitions and fun facts, as well as games and projects. As with all of the other books in the Child's Introduction series, Meredith Hamilton's witty and charming illustrations add yet another dimension to the excellent and absorbing text.
- Black Dog Leventhal Publishers
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
"I doubt I would have grown up to be the writer and artist I became had I not fallen in love with D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths at the age of seven."—R. J. Palacio, author of Wonder.
Now updated with a new cover and an afterword featuring never-before-published drawings from the sketchbook of Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire, plus an essay about their life and work and photos from the family achive.
In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers.
Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today.
No other volume of Greek mythology has inspired as many young readers as this timeless classic. Both adults and children alike will find this book a treasure for years to come.
“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.”—The 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
An NPR 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9–14 selection
- D Aulaire s Book of Greek Myths
Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters
School Library Journal Best Books of 2011
Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association
Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens
2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC
The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations.
National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake.
National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
- National Geographic Society
Mr. Popper's Penguins
A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. "Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story."--The Horn Book. Newbery Honor Book.
- Little Brown Young Readers
Greek Myths for Young Children
Retells eight Greek myths in a comic strip format, including "Pandora's Box," "The Twelve Tasks of Heracles," and "Theseus and the Minotaur."
- Used Book in Good Condition
Mini Greek Myths for Young Children (Mini Usborne Classics)
Greek myths are wonderful stories, full of brave heroes, terrifying monsters, powerful gods and goddesses, battles and great adventures
Greek Mythology: Myths And Legends Of The Gods, Titans, Zeus, Olympians and More!
Learn the Classics - Gain the Wisdom of Ancient Greek Myths! What did the Ancient Greeks know about the deep reaches of history? What happened long ago - when stories were the only means of transmitting knowledge and wisdom? When you download Ancient Greece, you'll learn the ancient Greek creation myths and how the world developed afterward. You'll meet the Titans, the Olympians, and the Heroes. How did the world begin? What did the Ancient Greeks know about the very beginning of time? Ancient Greece teaches you how the primordial forces of nature came into being out of Chaos. You'll learn about famous names like Gaia, Erebus, Eros, Nyx, and Tartarus. Who were the Titans? The Olympians? The Heroes? How did they interact with each other and the people of the earth? This book helps you understand it all, from Titans like Cronus and Phoebe to Olympians like Zeus an Athena, to heroes like Jason and Atatlanta. All together, you'll learn the stories of over 30 characters of Greek mythology! Take a walk back in time!
greek myths for young children
Greek Myths for Young Children