Goddess of Love
By George O'Connor
(First Second, Paperback, 9781596437395, 80pp.)
Publication Date: December 31, 2013
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In volume six of Olympians, graphic novel author/artist George O'Connor turns the spotlight on Aphrodite, the goddess of love. Look for the same thoroughly researched and wonderfully accessible comics storytelling as O'Connor tackles the story of the Aphrodite from her dramatic birth (emerging from sea-foam) to her role in the Trojan War.
O'Connor has outdone himself with this volume: the story is riveting and the artwork is beyond compare. Greek mythology has never been so vivid!
A Neal Porter Book
George O'Connor's hit series, Olympians, has landed on the New York Times bestseller list (Hades and Poseidon) and found a devoted fan-base among readers and educators. Aphrodite: Goddess of Love is the latest installment in the series.
Praise for Olympians: “Definitely worth a visit for any young demigod.” —Rick Riordan “Readers . . . will be delighted with this debut title in the Olympians series of graphic novels.” —BCCB, starred review