The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles (Hardcover)

By Padraic Colum, Willy Pogany (Illustrator), Rick Riordan (Introduction by)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375867095, 351pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2010



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 an Irish poet, dramatist, novelist, and collector of folklore. He was a three-time Newbery Honor award winner. Rick Riordan is the author of the enormously popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.