Item description for Greek Myths by Olivia E. Coolidge...
Overview A collection of stories about the heroes of early Greece and the inhabitants of Olympus, based on original sources.
From the terror of Medusa and the Minotaur to the Labors of Heracles and journeys of Theseus, the stories in this collection have thrilled and enthralled people for centuries with their high drama, hazardous quests, and unforgettable characters (both mortal and immortal). Under Olivia Coolidge's skillful pen, the landscape of early Greece and its famous legends bloom with vigor and are perfectly suited to the adventure-seeking reader.
Citations And Professional Reviews Greek Myths by Olivia E. Coolidge has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2002 page 116
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2001 page 116
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 29, 2001
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
ISBN 0618154264 ISBN13 9780618154265
Availability 0 units.
More About Olivia E. Coolidge
Olivia Coolidge was born in London, England, in 1908. She received her education at Somerville College, Oxford University, where her main subjects included Latin, Greek, and philosophy. These studies helped her earn her place in the pantheon on children's literature through her mythological retellings demonstrating careful research and the adriot capacity to bring the past to life.