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Great picture book retelling of a classic myth. The illustrations that show a cross section of the living earth and Hades are effective for explaining the Greeks' understanding of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Julie
The art is beautiful and evokes many different dramatic scenes: abduction, regret, temptation, reunion. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Molly Johnson
Love this story. Persephone, Demeter and the lord of the underworld teach why the seasons change from a mythological standpoint.Published on January 11, 2013 by Kyoko Felland
Persephone is the "goddess" who is dragged to the underworld - kidnapped actually - by Hades, it is symbolic of rape, war and abduction - a really negative myth to sell young... Read morePublished on July 4, 2011 by Heartland G
I am a read-aloud mom with a family of boys, and I have been reading them fairy tales, fables, legends and myths this year. With older boys, it takes more to keep their attention. Read morePublished on April 20, 2011 by M. Heiss