Greek Myths 5 Books series by Usborne. This is a classical series narrates about Greek myths and legends especially illustrated for younger readers.
Usborne Greek Myths Collection 5 Books Set, usborne books by Usborne
Usborne Greek Myths Collection 5 Books Set, usborne books by Usborne
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Usborne Greek Myths Collection 5 Books Set



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The Odyssey

This is a brand new retelling of Homer's 'Odyssey', the story of a clever but unlucky Greek hero who just wants to get home...but fate has other ideas. It is a new title in 'Young Reading Series Three', part of the Usborne Reading Programme. It is aimed at fully confident readers who can manage sub-plots and complex sentence structure but don't have the stamina for standard-length books. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

Hercules The World's Strongest Man

This is a brand new retelling of the action-packed story of Heracles as he completes his most famous set of challenges: the Twelve Tasks. It is a new title in 'Young Reading Series Two', part of the Usborne Reading Programme. Aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is Principal Lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

Perseus & the Gorgon

This is a brand new retelling of the Greek myth, Perseus and the Gorgon. Perseus is determined to rescue Andromeda, even though it means facing the hideous Gorgon, Medusa, whose glare turns warriors to stone... Fantastic illustrations by Simona Bursi give a very modern feel to this classic tale. It is a new title in 'Young Reading Series Two', part of the 'Usborne Reading Programme'. It is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

The Minotaur

Theseus is determined to slay the monster that lives at the heart of the Labyrinth. But even if he succeeds, will he make it back home to Athens in one piece? Part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, based on the Greek myth, aimed at children just beginning to read to help build confidence and ability. This title is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

The Wooden Horse

This is a new title in "Young Reading, Series One" based on the Greek myth, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It is aimed at children just beginning to read to help build confidence and ability. The Greek army has been sent to Troy to recapture Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world. But how can they get inside the heavily defended city? The Greek commander, Odysseus, comes up with an extraordinary solution - but will his daring plan really work? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is Principal Lecturer in Education from Roehampton University and an early reading specialist. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations. It is designed to motivate children as they learn to read.

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Usborne Greek Myths Collection 5 Books Set, usborne books

SKU:
U5-UsborneMyth-5bks
Location:
UD-E12,
Cat No:
SNW2054
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U5-UsborneMyth-5bks
EAN:
9781409586029
Publisher:
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English

About Author

Usborne Publishing, often called Usborne Books, is a United Kingdom-based publisher of children's literature. Founded by Peter Usborne in 1973,[1] Usborne Publishing uses an in-house team of writers, editors and designers and is translated into over 55 languages.[2] Its sister company Usborne Books at Home, a direct sales association selling to families, schools and communities, was founded in 1981 and won the Direct Sales Association Award for Innovation in 2004.[3] To coincide with the 2008 National Year of Reading, Usborne created the Usborne Reading Programme with a marketing campaign to encourage beginner readers. The programme is a collection of over 150 titles graded in seven levels covering a range of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction.

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