By Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
No schooling is whole with out a huge slice of Greek mythology. And there's no greater manner of assembly that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' publication. the entire nice gods and goddesses of old Greece are depicted during this enormous, appealing vintage, lovingly illustrated and skillfully instructed. younger readers might be dazzled through robust Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by way of based Athena, goddess of knowledge; intimidated through strong Hera, queen of Olympus; and chilled through moody Poseidon, ruler of the ocean. those usually impetuous immortals flounce and frolic, get indiscreet, and get even. From petty squabbles to heroic deeds, their activities disguise the diversity of godly--and mortal--personalities.
The D'Aulaires' illustrations have a memorable caliber: as soon as pored over, they're going to by no means depart the minds of the viewer. many years later, the identify Gaea will nonetheless evoke the tender eco-friendly photograph of beautiful mom Earth, her physique hills and valleys and her eyes blue lakes reflecting the celebs of her husband, Uranus the sky. No baby is just too younger to have fun with the myths that experience outfitted the root for far of the world's paintings and literature over the centuries. This advent to mythology is a treasure. (Ages 10 to grownup) --Emilie Coulter
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