Greece! Rome! Monsters!

Greece! Rome! Monsters!

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Introduces monsters from Greek and Roman mythology, such as the basilisk and the phoenix, and includes a "monster quiz" and pronunciation guide.

Oxford University Press
Everybody's heard of a centaur, but not everyone has seen a blue centaur dressed to head out to a disco! He's one of the updated mythological creatures who populateGreece! Rome! Monsters!. This book presents twenty creepy creatures--from harpies to Medusa herself to the fire-breathing Chimera--in jazzy retellings by John Harris, with eye-popping illustrations by Southern California illustrator Calef Brown. Together, the words and pictures provide children (and grownups!) with close encounters of the mythological kind. Includes a bonus pronunciation guide and a pop quiz that will test to see if young readers have really been paying attention.

Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2002.
ISBN: 9780892366187
0892366184
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brown, Calef - Illustrator

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Nov 08, 2008

A book for kids.

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GGirl
Nov 08, 2008

Illustration and writing are somewhat interesting to adults but not to kids.
Kids skimmed thru it, fast.

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