Now updated with a new cover and an afterword featuring never-before-published drawings from the sketchbook of Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire, plus an essay about their life and work and photos from the family achive.
In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek MythsÂ has introduced generations to Greek mythologyâand continues to enthrall young readers.
Here are the greats of ancient Greeceâgods and goddesses, heroes and monstersâas freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today.Â
No other volume of Greek mythology has inspired as many young readers as this timeless classic. Both adults and children alike will find this book a treasure for years to come.Â
âFor any child fortunate enough to have this generous book . . . the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the pictures interpret the text literally and are full of detail and witty observation.ââThe Horn Book
âThe drawings . . . are excellent and excitingly evocative.ââThe New York Times
A New York Public Libraryâs 100 Great Childrenâs Books|100 Years selection
An NPR 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9â14 selection
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