Weird But True Know-It-All (Paperback)
National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426331893, 192pp.
Publication Date: July 31, 2018
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Library Binding (7/31/2018)
Zeus, Hades, Aphrodite, Hera, Poseidon, Hercules, Achilles, Ares, Apollo, Athena, Artemis, Dionysus, Prometheus! Fans of Rick Riordan will find this is the perfect companion book to dive a little deeper into the incredible stories from Greek mythology. Weird-but-true facts accompanied by lush original full-color art cover everything kids need to know about all their favorite Greek gods, heroes, monsters, quests, muses, and famous philosophers. From who gave mankind fire to famous fatal flaws to who stood guard at the Underworld, this book includes all the iconic Greek myths and key characters--and then goes one wonderfully weird step beyond.
About the Author
DIANE HARRIS CLINE is an ancient Greek historian with a joint appointment in history and classical studies. She is the author of National Geographic's The Greeks: An Illustrated History (2016) and she teaches ancient Greek history as well as digital history and digital humanities at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She received her B.A. in Classics from Stanford and her Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from Princeton University.