5 Books Set
Titles in This Set
Hound of hades
Seeds of the Gods Lucy goats
In this rippingly funny first book in the Beasts of Olympus series, readers get an alternate perspective on classic Greek myths as Demon tends to the Cretan Bull, Hydra, and other creatures that have suffered at the hands of gods and heroesespecially Heracles (Nice people did NOT go around pulling skins off poor innocent lions). Beans dynamic cartoons amp up the comedy and drama, while a glossary and pronunciation guide round out a story that, underneath its fun, offers food for thought on everything from absentee parenting to the mistreatment of animals (even immortal ones).
Coatss wonderful storytelling ability is evident from the beginningthe young reader is treated to a list of phrases that cry to be read aloudthen rich poetic description. This is the first in a series of Greek Myths that children will clamor to read.