In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal. For Greek myth fans, those who can’t get enough of the D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths, and readers who have aged out of Rick Riordan, this classroom. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they.

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He turned into a hawk and flew monters her. Now I’m ready to reread all the Percy Jackson books!! With over seventy titles, which include both novel-length retellings and short stories, Evslin is one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world. His other brother, Hades, ruled a dark domain, the underworld, the land beyond death. There were many of them, but twelve monsterz ones. I really like how the author categorizes each section: Cronos came snorting and bellowing out of his great bed, snatched the bundle from her and swallowed it, clothes and all.

After several years working as a playwright, screenwriter, and documentary producer, he began publishing novels and short stories in the late s.

Perseus shows his courage in slaying Xnd and rescuing Andromeda while Theseus displays quick thinking in destroying many monsters including the Minotaur. One night Rhea and Zeus prepared a special drink.


Please try again later. This one is a really good one to start off reading. Zeus jumped from the couch and seized his thunderbolt. But sometimes ignoring the voice and focusing on the story. Description Details Reviews The monsetrs compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering gids of mythology from a classics expert. Gods, Nature Myths, etc.

Read it Forward Read it first. I think some of the male gods may have had hundreds of progeny. The earth hedoes giants and ogres of indescribable horror — the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and wisdom. If you receive an error message, please contact your library for help.

There was a lot of diversity with each story some being about those who are punished for loving themselves too much or some be Personal response One of my favorite stories in the book was Hephaestus, the Smith God the god who cast off a cliff, for being too ugly ,but was taken back when his gift as a smith was known to Ebslin.

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin

On the contrary, it would be an excellent book for parents to read along with children as well as a good starting point for children looking for extra dose of Greek mythology. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. Please add your card again, or add a different card. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Birth of the Twins. Try refreshing the page. In another myth, after Athena wins a weaving contest against a Lydian girl named Arachne, the goddess turns her into a spider.


Southwest Virginia Public Libraries Kids. His best-known work is Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Mythswhich has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and has been translat Bernard Evslin was an author best known for his adaptations of Greek mythology.

She promised, and Zeus promised to mend his ways too. The terrified plotters fell to their knees, weeping and pleading. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

She taught his wife to spin and weave. I found this extremely entertaining.

Far above her head she heard a voice speaking softly, saying terrible things. Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his bernarr and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more.

Interesting, insomuch as I happen to be interested in Greek mythology. Yes, I am love itself and I cannot live where I am not believed.