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Odysseus and Penelope
Odysseus and Penelope

Odysseus and Penelope

Greek Mythology

JUVENILE FICTION

36 Pages, 7.75 x 7.75

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $17.99 (US $17.99) (CA $23.99)

Publication Date: April 2020

ISBN 9781916409170

Rights: US & CA

Faros Books (Apr 2020)

Price: $17.99
 
 

Overview

A retelling of the classic Homeric tale of Odysseus's return to Ithaca

Spark young children's interest in the timeless Greek mythology with this picture book packed with legends, adventure, and humor! After his legendary adventures, Odysseus manages to return all alone back to his homeland, the island of Ithaca. With the help of the goddess Athena he will eventually fend off his wife Penelope's suitors, and reunite with her and his beloved son Telemachus. Homer's myth will spark children's interest in the timeless Greek mythology.

Author Biography

Philippos Mandilaras has published more than 80 books. In 2014 he received the National Award for Best YA Literature. Natalia Kapatsoulia is a freelance children's books illustrator who has been shortlisted for the Greek State Illustration Awards several times.