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Gisela Baños, Victor Sabaté

Mythological Monsters [Monstruos Mitológicos]

Monstruos Mitológicos is an engaging exploration of the mythological creatures of the classical world. The illustrated chapter book selects fourteen monsters and beasts from ancient Greece; these include the ghastly and terrifying and the incredible and awe-inspiring. Included in the selection are the Minotaur ("Minotauro"), Medusa, the Sphinx ("la Esfinge"), mermaids ("las sirenas"), Chimera ("Quimera"), and the Harpies ("las arpías&quo(...)

literary

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: Spain


Julio Fuentes, Rosa Navarro Durán

The Great Book of Mythology [El Gran Libro de la Mitología]

El Gran Libro de la Mitología is a beautifully presented compilation of selected Greek and Roman myths and legends. The book is divided into 27 short chapters and in each chapter, a myth is paraphrased, with key characters and the critical events highlighted. Where applicable, Navarro draws attention to the influence of the myths on the Spanish arts and literature. Included in the compilation are the myths concerning the following major events and characters:  Apolo y Dafane (Ap(...)

literary

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: Spain


Rosa Navarro Durán , Francesc Rovira

The Odyssey Told to Children [La Odisea Contada a los Niños]

La Odisea Contada a los Niños (La Odisea) is an adaptation of The Odyssey, the classical Greek epic poem by Homer. The illustrated chapter book narrates the adventures of Ulysses ("Ulises" in Spanish), the king of Ithaca, on his long and treacherous journey home from Troy after successfully winning the war against the Trojans. Ulysses faces many challenges on his journey. He battles with supernatural, terrible and ghastly monsters and creatures, loses  members of his crew a(...)

literary

YEAR: 2007

COUNTRY: Spain


Peakaboo Animation , Eduardo Acín Dal Maschio, Carla Pascual Riog

The Odyssey [La Odisea]

La Odisea is an adaptation of the classical Greek epic poem, The Odyssey, by Homer. The illustrated chapter book narrates the adventures of Ulysses (Ulises in Spanish), the king of Ithaca, on his long and treacherous journey home from Troy after successfully winning the war against the Trojans. Ulysses faces many challenges on his journey. He battles with supernatural, terrible and ghastly monsters and creatures, loses his members of his crew and possessions, but still he perseveres, motivated b(...)

literary

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: Spain