The Beautiful Stories of Life

The Beautiful Stories of Life

Six Greek Myths, Retold

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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Newbery Medal-winner Cynthia Rylant retells her favorite stories from Greek mythology, breathing fresh life into the tales of Pandora, Persephone, Orpheus, Pygmalion, Narcissus, and Psyche. The writing is lyrical and understated, a perfect tone for stories that introduce young readers to themes of love and loss, pride and forgiveness. Carson Ellis's elegant black-and-white illustrations lend an aura of beauty and mystery.
Publisher: Boston : Harcourt, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780152061845
Branch Call Number: j398.2093 RYL
Characteristics: 71 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Ellis, Carson 1975-


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Mar 09, 2013

I agree with the description. My 6yo advanced reader picked this up as it is an unassuming small book. She enjoyed it; however, I think it is best appreciated at an older age (the reviews say 5th grade).

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