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by Emma Chichester Clark,Geraldine McCaughrean


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From the collaborators behind Greek Myths and Greek Gods and Goddesses, Roman Myths retold by Geraldine McCaughrean, illus

From the collaborators behind Greek Myths and Greek Gods and Goddesses, Roman Myths retold by Geraldine McCaughrean, illus. by Emma Chichester Clark, offers 15 stories including "Dreams of Destiny: Aeneas sets out to found an empire" and "Burning the Books: The Sibyl and her prophecies. Many prominent gods and goddesses (., Jupiter, Venus and Diana, the goddess of hunting) and some lesser known are featured throughout.

I think the d'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths is much better and I will be using that, along with Classic Myths to Read Aloud by William Russell. 6 people found this helpful.

Emma Elizabeth Clark (born 15 October 1955) is a British children's book illustrator and author. She has published over 60 books and is best known for her series of picture books about a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo

Emma Elizabeth Clark (born 15 October 1955) is a British children's book illustrator and author. She has published over 60 books and is best known for her series of picture books about a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo. Daughter of Robin Chichester-Clark and Jane Helen Goddard, Chichester Clark studied graphic design at Chelsea Art School in the 1970s

Geraldine McCaughrean, Emma Chichester Clark. Discover the drama and thrill of sixteen classic Ancient Greek myths in this glorious story collection

Geraldine McCaughrean, Emma Chichester Clark. Discover the drama and thrill of sixteen classic Ancient Greek myths in this glorious story collection. Featuring all of the best-known stories, including Theseus & the Minotaur, Heracles, Daedalus & Icarus, The Wooden Horse and Pandora's Box. Retold by master storyteller, Geraldine McCaughrean, with full colour artwork throughout, this is an essential for every child's bookshelf.

adapted by Geraldine McCaughrean & illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. Clark's lovely, lighthearted watercolors, depicting most of the characters as foolish but appealing innocents, are generously supplied on every page.

by. McCaughrean, Geraldine. Chichester Clark, Emma, illustrator. Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control). Mythology, Greek, Mythology, Greek - Juvenile literature, Mythology, Classical. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International.

Geraldine McCaughrean. Geraldine McCaughrean. The inspiration for this book was the tradition of carved Jesse trees and stained glass windows used in medieval times to tell people Bible stories. Rusti is a Mongol warrior, fighting for the bloodthirsty Tamburlaine, Conqueror of the World. until he comes face-to-face with his first elephant. Using her skills as a storyteller and her love of the Bible, the author has written a compelling story about the creation of a modern-day Jesse tree.

Greek myths by Geraldine McCaughrean. Emma Chichester Clark at Answers. Interview by the Federation of Children's Book Groups (March 2013)

Greek myths by Geraldine McCaughrean. Greek gods and goddesses by Geraldine McCaughrean. Too tired by Ann Turnbull. The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths is a bestselling children's book by Saviour Pirotta, illustrated by Jan Lewis. First published in hardback by Orchard Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group in 2003, it has become a favourite with many schools and families exploring ancient Greek myths with children aged five to eight. Interview by the Federation of Children's Book Groups (March 2013). Emma Chichester Clark at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database.

Daughter of Robin Chichester-Clark and Jane Helen Goddard, Chichester Clark studied graphic . Greek myths by Geraldine McCaughrean.

Daughter of Robin Chichester-Clark and Jane Helen Goddard, Chichester Clark studied graphic design at Chelsea Art School in the 1970s Works. Written and illustrated.

Geraldine McCaughrean (Adapter), Emma Chichester Clark (Illustrator). Geraldine McCaughrean was born in 1951 and brought up in North London. The stories are short and easy to read. Some of the names are different to the ones that are commonly known (Pluto instead of Hades, Heracles instead of Hercules). She studied at Christ Church College of Education, Canterbury and worked in a London publishing house for 10 years before becoming a full-time writer in 1988.

A collection of sixteen favorite Greek myths includes the adventures of Jason, Theseus, Odysses, Icarus, King Midas, Atalanta, Arachne, and others.

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My daughter, too is enthralled by Geraldine McCaughrean's retelling of Greek myths. Her selections are the same stories I was told at a similar age and which I think whetted my taste for narrative and helped turn me into a lifelong reader. McCaughrean manages to get across the failings of her human and divine characters in a way that a child can understand, so the stories have wit and moral resonance in addition to plot. This book has us racing through the bedtime routine so we can read the next story together; I don't know of a better endorsement than that!
Akelevar
very well done children's book covering the basic Greek Myths. Easy to read and well illustrated, appropriate for kindergarten and up to 7th grade, I would think.
Malogamand
The stories are great. My students loved reading the book. It was a perfect addition to my myth unit! I'm very happy with it.
Garne
I'm using this book to teach 4th graders Greek myths. I love how the stories are retold in a fun and easy to understand way.
Kelerius
Common Core standards have mythology being introduced in 4th grade. This book was very helpful in teaching this topic in a child-like version.
Centrizius
in a little worse shape than I'd hoped for
but it will suffice for the purpose of read alouds in my classroom
Kulalbine
The stories of Greek mythology here are captivating and well-worth reading, but I would recommend checking out another source. The mistakes in this book are shocking. Most obvious is the substitution of the names of Roman gods and goddesses for those of the Greek. For example, using Pluto instead of Hades, Venus instead of Aphrodite. Athena is also referred to as Athene. Even someone who knows nothing about Greek and Roman mythology would easily catch these mistakes, leading me to think there may be many others which I don't know enough to detect.

I did catch an error at the end of the book where Zeus is said to free Prometheus, whereas it is actually Heracles that does this (unless there are alternative tellings that I'm unaware of). The tone of the book is also a problem: Even in the introduction the author refers to men as "silly." To me this is the exact opposite of Greek mythology, which views men as heroes. This kind of thing is repeated a few times, and although the tales are still very enjoyable, that attitude creeps in occasionally.

The Greek stories are great, so this book can't help but be good, but because of these at times almost amazing errors, I'd go for something else. The D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths is a good place to start.
Although we like the stories and the writing, we are disappointed that some of the gods and goddesses are inaccurate. The author mistakenly uses Roman names in place of the Greek counterparts. This is a Greek myths book, so they should be listed with their proper Greek names. For example, Pluto is listed in place of Hades and Cupid is used instead of Eros. We are going to try D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths next, which is a book used by many teachers.
Greek Myths download epub
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Emma Chichester Clark,Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN: 0689505833
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Subcategory: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language: English
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry; 1st U.S. ed edition (April 30, 1993)
Pages: 96 pages