Theseus and the Minotaur
M.K. McElderry Books, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
Every nine years, the people of ancient Athens were forced to send seven young men and seven maidens as tribute to Minos, king of Crete, or he would destroy their city. The young people were given to the Minotaur, Minos's monstrous son, who was half man, half bull. How Theseus, the king of Athens' son, risked his life to save the young tributes and to slay the Minotaur is one of the great classic Greek myths.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vanessa6 - LibraryThing
Great story line. I like the morals of keeping promises and everything has consquences that you do in your life. However, I'm not a big fan of the artwork. I think it was too vague for the storey. It could use more details to help draw children into it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - donnammccoy - LibraryThing
In this retelling of the old Greek myth, the story is followed faithfully, the people of Athens sending maidens and young men to appease the Minotaur, who is the Creten kings monstrous son. Theseus ... Read full review