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Margaret Evans Price

A Child's Book of Myths and Enchantment Tales

This is a collection of Greek myths for children. It is a 1986 compilation of Price's 1924 A Child's Book of Myths and 1926 Enchantment Tales for Children. The text is illustrated throughout with Price's large, colourful drawings. The stories generally stick closely to Ovid's versions of myths. An Index of characters at the end provides further context on the characters in the stories.Featured Stories:Prometheus and the Fire of the Gods,Pandora's Box,Hercules,Apollo and Diana(...)


YEAR: 1924

COUNTRY: United States of America

Elżbieta Lubomirska, Elżbieta Olczak

Greek Myths for Fun [Mity greckie na wesoło]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.The book is a collaborative work: Elżbieta Olczak wrote the text, and Elżbieta Lubomirska prepared the illustrations and the book’s design. The most important Greek gods and the myths about them are presented pleasantly and(...)


YEAR: 2005


Tom Kindley

Heroes of the Night Sky. The Greek Myths Behind the Constellations

This is a collection of myths told for teenagers, with emphasis on stylised illustration, constellation name aetiologies, and some moral lessons. The myths included are:Ursa Major (The Great Bear)PegasusAndromedaHerculesLyre (The Lyre)Corona Borealis (Northern Crown)Orion and ScorpiusCorvus (The Crow)Centaurus (The Centaur)Ophiucus (The Serpent Bearer)(...)


YEAR: 2016

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

Grace Harriet Kupfer

Stories of Long Ago: In a New Dress

This is a late nineteenth-century collection of Greek myths for children based fairly closely on Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Each myth retelling is followed by a poem that links broadly to the themes of the story, by such authors as Thomas Moore, Tennyson and Shakespeare. The anthology is illustrated throughout with black and white images of famous artwork relating to the myths.Featured Stories:The Kingdom Above the Clouds (introduction to the gods),The Great Bear and the Little Bear (Callisto),(...)


YEAR: 1897

COUNTRY: United States of America

Don Bolognese, Roger Lancelyn Green

Tales the Muses Told

This is a fairy tale style retelling of Greek myths for children, which displays Lancelyn Green's high level of knowledge of ancient source material. He often brings in lesser-known myths or obscure variant versions, such as Daphne's father being called Amyclas. The sections are divided into "Tales of Flowers", "Tales of Trees", "Tales of Birds and Bees", "Tales of the Stars" and "Great Lovers and True Friends". It is lightly illustrated (...)


YEAR: 1965

COUNTRY: United States of America