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The Twelve Gods of Olympus
The Twelve Gods of Olympus

The Twelve Gods of Olympus

Retold by Philippos Mandilaras, Illustrated by Natalia Kapatsoulia

Greek Mythology


36 Pages, 7.87 x 7.87

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

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

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781916409118

Rights: US & CA

Faros Books (Jun 2019)

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The twelve gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece lived and breathed on the summit of Mount Olympus and from there they ruled the world. With easy to understand text, it will spark young children's interest in the timeless Greek mythology. A picturebook packed with legends, adventure and humour, that turns reading into pure fun!

Author Biography

Philippos Mandilaras studied Contemporary Literature at Paris-Sorbonne University, Ethnology & Anthropology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and Creative Writing in Aleph-Ecriture. He has published more than 80 books. In 2014 he received the National Award for Best YA Literature. He is actively involved in creative writing workshops for children and youth. Natalia Kapatsoulia studied French literature at the University of Athens and Illustration at the Ornerakis School of Applied Arts and followed seminars on children's books illustration in Italy. She has been working as a freelance children's books illustrator for many years now. She has been shortlisted for the Greek State Illustration Awards several times.