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The D'Aulaires' illustrations have a memorable quality: once pored over, they will never leave the minds of the viewer. Decades later, the name Gaea will still evoke the soft green picture of lovely Mother Earth, her body hills and valleys and her eyes blue lakes reflecting the stars of her husband, Uranus the sky. No child is too young to appreciate the myths that have built the foundation for much of the world's art and literature over the centuries. This introduction to mythology is a treasure. (Ages 10 to adult) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This is pretty much the definitive writing on the subject of Greek mythology, I think. I recall reading this book for school in 6th grade, and did not want to return it because I... Read morePublished 2 days ago by TVSA
My 11 year old daughter is currently reading her way through this book. She's engrossed in the stories, and I'm engrossed by her oral narrations of it! Read morePublished 2 days ago by Flee
Easily one of the best Greek Myth books around for Kindergarten through 5 graders. The vocabulary is very advanced and somewhat mature (The Greek gods are a rather randy bunch) but... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Darryl DeBoe
From what I gather, this is a classic. I can see that as a presentation of the Greek myths, it's historically on-the-ball without being too dreadfully boring. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Ryan Mease
I have had this book for a very long time and always love going back to it. This may have been my introduction to the world of Mythologies, and why I love them so much. Read morePublished 11 days ago by M. Zaino
This is the best book of Greek myths i have seen published for children, this is our family favorite. It is full of humor understood by kids and adults alike. Read morePublished 12 days ago by TULPAN