D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths (Compact Disc)
Listening Library, 9780449014165
Publication Date: November 13, 2012
Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew BroderickHere are the immortals of Olympus--the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece--as freshly described as if they were alive today. Mighty Zeus with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his fiery chariot. . . these and other equally fabulous figures are featured here with their heroic deeds and petty squabbles illuminated in full dimension.
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Praise For D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths…
"For any child fortunate enough to have this generous book...the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the pictures interpret the text literally and are full of detail and witty observation."
"The drawings...are excellent and excitingly evocative."--The New York Times
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