Theseus and the Minotaur

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Holiday House, Incorporated, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Retells the Greek myth of the hero Theseus and his battle with the bull-headed monster called the Minotaur.

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A creative myth that is wonderfully retold by Leonard Everett Fisher . I hope you enjoy reading the book just like I did .
It is a great teaching tool if your students are learning Ancient Greece and
it is a fun story to share just like many other myths. All Ancient Greek myths have a lot of magic, creativeness and stuff that is totally out of this world. Myths either explain the ways natural things work like lightning occurs when Zeus , king of gods throws lightning bolts down on earth . They could also teach you a lesson . Myths can get very crazy for ex. Goddess Athena was born out of Zeus' head !! I hope you have fun reading myths . :) thanks 

About the author (1992)

Leonard Everett Fisher is a well-known and prolific author and illustrator of children's books. He has also written for adults and created illustrations for magazines. In addition, Fisher was dean of the Whitney School of Art and a visiting professor at a number of schools. Fisher was born in 1927 in the Bronx, New York, and started to draw as a small child. After graduating from high school, he studied at Brooklyn College and then entered the army where he worked with a mapmaker. He holds a B.F.A. and a M.F.A. from Yale University. The first book that Fisher illustrated was The Exploits of Xenophon, written by Geoffrey Household and published in 1955. Fisher then illustrated and wrote numerous books himself. He is well known for the Colonial Americans series, for the Nineteenth-Century America series for young adults, and for many other nonfiction works. He has written two works for adults-Masterpieces of American Painting (1985) and Remington and Russell (1986).

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