Greek Myths and Mazes (Hardcover)

By Jan Bajtlik, Jan Bajtlik (Illustrator)

Candlewick Studio, 9781536209648, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

List Price: 35.00*
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Description

In the vein of the best-selling Maps, this brilliant oversize maze book invites readers to get lost among the twists and turns of beloved Greek myths.

Discover the legendary labyrinths and mythologized mazes of ancient Greece in a beautifully designed book of paths and stories. Each turn of a page lands the reader in a new and exciting Greek classic through which to chart a path, learning along the way. From the twelve labors of Heracles to the labyrinth of the Minotaur, from the trials of Odysseus to the Colossus of Rhodes, illustrations present ancient stories as new and puzzling quests to complete. Packed with intricate details and plenty of information about the history and mythology of ancient Greece, this tome will astound explorers and inquisitive minds of all ages.


About the Author

Jan Bajtlik is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator currently working for Hermès Paris designing scarves, textiles, ceramics, wallpaper, typography, and window displays. He is the author of Our Car, written by J. M. Brum, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. Jan Bajtlik lives in Warsaw, Poland.


Praise For Greek Myths and Mazes

Unusual journeys await young explorers in an introduction to select ancient Greek myths, legends, monsters, and sites that have been mapped onto a series of mazes...Tangled tales and knotty challenges for veteran maze runners.
—Kirkus Reviews