ISBN 9780812565157,Tanglewood Tales: For Girls and Boys

Tanglewood Tales: For Girls and Boys



tata macgraW HILL

Publication Year 1999

ISBN 9780812565157

ISBN-10 0812565150


Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)

ELT literature & fiction readers

An American master retells the classics of Greek mythology especially for young people. Readers can set sail with the greatest heroes of all time as they battle terrifying monsters and match wits with the gods.

Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate \"reader friendly\" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. 
This edition of \"Tanglewood Tales\" includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword from the Publisher. 
Set sail with the greatest heroes of all time. Take up arms as they battle terrifying monsters. Be thrilled as they match wits with the gods. Enter a world of magic and intrigue and adventure in these exciting retellings of the greatest legends of Greek mythology. 
Theseus. With the help of Ariadne he battles the ferocious Minotaur-a hulking beast who is half-man and half-bull 
Circe. She is a beguiling enchantress who charms Odysseus with an intoxicating potion that turns men into pigs Luckily, Odysseus has a few tricks up his sleeve. 
Cadmus. He sets off to rescue his sister Europa, who has been abducted by a bull. But the bull is none other than mighty Zeus himself 
Jason. After many adventures he and his Argonauts find the Golden Fleece-tucked away in a sacred grove and guarded by a ferocious dragon 
Here are the most exciting tales of the ancient Greeks, written especially for young people by one of our greatest authors.