Echo Echo: Reverso Poems about Greek Myths (Hardcover)

Reverso Poems about Greek Myths

By Marilyn Singer

Dial Books, 9780803739925, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 2016



A new book of unique reversible poems based on Greek myths from the creator of Mirror Mirror
What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view Readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends, including the stories of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, Perseus and Medusa, Pygmalion, Icarus and Daedalus, Demeter and Persephone, and Echo and Narcissus.
These cunning verses combine with beautiful illustrations to create a collection of fourteen reverso poems to treasure.

About the Author

Marilyn Singer is an award-winning author of more than 90 children s books in a wide variety of genres. Josee Masse is a recognized artist in her native Canada, having illustrated numerous French and American picture books."