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The Resource Michael Townsend's amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders

Michael Townsend's amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders

Label
Michael Townsend's amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders
Title
Michael Townsend's amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders
Statement of responsibility
Michael Townsend
Title variation
Amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Hercules' snake assassin slippers to Arachne's wicked weaver rap songs, these are the mythic monsters and Hellenic heroes that have captured Western culture for centuries--but a whole lot more fun. Kids won't be able to resist the bickering sheep, unruly rulers, and undercover details of Amazing Greek Myths--while teachers, librarians, and parents can relish this new way to share moral messages that remain as relevant today as they were a thousand years ago
Summary
Presents a humorous retelling of favorite Greek myths in graphic novel format, featuring the supernatural feats and fateful mistakes of various heroes, gods, goddesses, and monsters, along with the moral lessons imbedded within the stories
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
350534
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Townsend, Michael
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Graphic novels
  • Mythology, Greek.
  • Graphic novels
  • Graphic novels
  • Mythology, Greek
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Michael Townsend's amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The foolish King Midas and the golden touch -- Pandora and the box of mystery -- Pygmalion and his rocky relationship!!! -- The abduction of Persephone -- Arachne gets a big head -- Perseus vs. two nasty kings and a really ugly monster -- Pyramus and Thisbe: an icky love story -- The short flight of Icarus! -- Hercules and the ten labors (give or take a few) -- The drawn-out finale ..
Control code
ocn428024175
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780803733084
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010278984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)428024175
Label
Michael Townsend's amazing Greek myths of wonder and blunders
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The foolish King Midas and the golden touch -- Pandora and the box of mystery -- Pygmalion and his rocky relationship!!! -- The abduction of Persephone -- Arachne gets a big head -- Perseus vs. two nasty kings and a really ugly monster -- Pyramus and Thisbe: an icky love story -- The short flight of Icarus! -- Hercules and the ten labors (give or take a few) -- The drawn-out finale ..
Control code
ocn428024175
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780803733084
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010278984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)428024175

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