Greek Myths and Legends

Greek Myths and Legends

by Jilly Hunt

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Overview

The Ancient Greeks lived thousands of years ago, but their myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people ever since. This book mixes dramatic retellings and nonfiction information to give a full picture of Greek myths, exploring the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make Greek myths and legends so compelling.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410954749
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: All About Myths
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Jilly Hunt has over 15 years experience of educational publishing. Formerly an editor for Pearson, Jilly is now a freelance children's writer and editor. She has written more than 15 non-fiction books for children and young adults. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University with BA Honours in Publishing and History of Art. She now lives in Oxfordshire with her husband two small children.

Table of Contents

Ancient Greece 4

Origin Stories 6

Gods and Goddesses 12

Heroes and Beasts 22

Quests and Adventures 28

Death and the Afterlife 34

Mythology All Around Us 40

Characters, Creatures, and Places 42

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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