Beautifully illustrated myths and legends are a wonderful way to stimulate children's imagination - and they make lovely gifts, too.
Where did the moon come from? And what happened when giants roamed the land? Find out in this enthralling collection of myths from around the world, including the African folktale, “Anansi and the Box of Stories”, the Japanese fairytale, “The Fox Maiden” and the Irish myth, “Fionnuala”.
A beautiful edition of Homer’s classic tale from Ancient Greece, vividly retold to delight modern readers. Dramatic, stylish illustrations bring to life brave Odysseus’ encounters with furious gods, bewitching goddesses, terrifying monsters and a man-eating Cyclops... A beautiful gift for any child who loves adventure stories.
A collection of the most well-known Greek myths and legends, presented in an attractive slip case. Includes beautifully illustrated retellings of The Odyssey, Hercules, Perseus and the Gorgon, The Minotaur and The Wooden Horse. The stories are taken from Series Two and Three of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, specially written for children beginning to read more confidently alone. All five hardback books are attractively produced, with colourful endpapers and ribbon page markers. A brilliant introduction to Greek mythology, and a timeless gift.