The Mighty 12

The Mighty 12

Superheroes of Greek Myth

Unknown - 2008
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In this richly illustrated picture book for middle-graders, the Greek gods and goddesses are served up to kids a la comic book superheroes. In a perfect fit of topic and art style, and a seamless blend of ancient and contemporary sensibilities, the key characteristics of each of twelve major gods/goddesses of Greek myth are delivered via Charles Smith's accessible, stylish poems, while P. Craig Russell's vividly-coloured comic-art-inspired graphic portraits draw the reader in.This innovative introduction to the classics boldly sets itself apart from the typically bland stand-bys. Teachers and parents often clamour for anything that makes such topics - as well as poetry itself - more accessible to students, and THE MIGHTY TWELVE is just what they're looking for!
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2008.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316010436
031601043X
Branch Call Number: j 398.2094 GREECE SMITH C
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Russell, P. Craig

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