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- ISBN: 9781579128678 | 157912867X
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/4/2011
* From Aphrodite and Zeus to Apollo and Venus, kids aged 9-12 will learn about every Greek god and goddess'”and the names of their Roman counterparts'”plus all about nymphs, satyrs, centaurs and the mortal descendents of Zeus including Hercules, King Midas, and Oedipus. *Packed with adventure and action, the book is filled with all of the most wonderful and thrilling Greek myths including the twelve labors of Hercules, how Odysseus tricked the Trojans, where the phrase 'śAchilles heel'ť comes from, how Medusa was slain, and more. *Throughout the book short features and sidebars offer word definitions, fun facts, and games and projects kids can do with parents or on their own. As with the other books in this series, Meredith Hamilton's witty illustrations add another dimension to the excellent text.