The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

By Padraic Colum; Willy Pogany (Illustrator); Rick Riordan (Introduction by)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375867095, 351pp.)

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

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Travel to ancient Greece, where gods and goddesses walk the earth and a youth named Jason must capture the famous Golden Fleece. Mythology buffs will love the classic stories of Greek heroes, from Hercules to Orpheus to Theseus. With an introduction by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, fantasy fans will thoroughly enjoy this Newbery award winning classic.




About the Author
Padraic Colum (1881 1972) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including The Children of Odin and The Golden Fleece (a Newbery Honor Book).

William Andrew ("Willy") Pogany (August 1882 - 30 July 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.

Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for children and the Tres Navarre series for adults. Rick lives with his family in San Antonio, Texas.
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