The Golden Fleece

And the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

The Golden Fleece

Illustrated by: Willy Pogany
For Ages: 10 - 14
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Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 320 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689868849 | 
  • July 2004 | 
  • Grades 5 - 9 | 
  • Lexile ® 1070L
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About the Author

Padraic Colum

Padraic Colum (1881–1972) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including The Children of Odin and The Golden Fleece (a Newbery Honor Book).