A Child's Book of Myths: Includes a Read-and-Listen CD

A Child's Book of Myths: Includes a Read-and-Listen CD


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Experience the marvel and splendor of ancient Greek fables with this book and CD set. Reproduced from two charmingly illustrated volumes of the 1920s, the book features 88 color images and 19 immortal tales, including stories of Pandora's box, Jason's search for the Golden Fleece, Orpheus' attempt to rescue Eurydice from the underworld, and Icarus' ill-fated flight. The accompanying CD contains a selection of stories from the book, allowing children the option of reading along or simply listening to the recorded narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486483702
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Series: Dover Read and Listen Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 695,717
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Margaret Evans Price began her art career at the tender age of 13, selling her first illustrated story to the Boston Journal in 1900. She worked for such publishers as Stecher Lithography, Harper & Brothers, and Rand McNally, and she co-founded the Fisher-Price toy manufacturing firm.

Table of Contents

Daedalus and Icarus
Cupid and Apollo
Pegasus and Bellerophon
Apollo and Diana
Phaeton and the Chariot of the Sun
Proserpina and Pluto
the Pygmies and the Cranes
Prometheus and the Fire of the Gods
Pandora's Box
Jason and the Golden Fleece
Perseus and Andromeda
Nausicaa and Ulysses
Orpheus and Eurydice
Romulus and Remus
The Golden Touch

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