The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus

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HarperCollins, Jan 31, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Long, long ago in ancient Greece, people began telling wonderful stories to explain the mysteries of life. These myths featured gods and goddesses, mighty beings who look human but have amazing powers and live forever. Now you can meet these extraordinary characters and hear their legends, brought to life again by Aliki in this splendid, panoramic look at the amazing stories and characters of Greek legend. "[Will meet the] demand for basic information on the gods and goddesses at the primary level."—BL. "Aliki's fans will welcome her introduction to these famous Greeks."—SLJ.

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User Review  - mariekagreene - LibraryThing

A beauitfully illustrated guide to Ancient Greece's Gods and Goddesses. It gives a very child (and adult!) friendly overview of the history of the gods and their stories. I MUST for any classroom leaning about Greek Mythology! Read full review

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User Review  - Margaret - Goodreads

-- Just flipped through this one at the library. Great illustrations, did not read the text, but I think when the need comes up in a few years I'll buy it for our school books. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Aliki has written and illustrated many books, both fiction and nonfiction, loved by readers throughout the world. The books were inspired by a word, an experience, or the desire to find out. Aliki says, "I'm not so great at pushing buttons, but I know things happen when you do." Aliki lives in London, England.

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