Odysseus tackles a monstrous challenge in this illustrated Level 3 Ready-to-Read retelling of the Cyclops myth, from Goddess Girlsauthor Joan Holub!
On their way home to Greece after fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus and his army are shipwrecked on an island—the island where Cyclops, the one-eyed monster, lives! Cyclops traps Odysseus and his men and threatens to eat them one by one. Can Odysseus come up with a clever plan to outsmart the people-eater and return his men to safety?
This Ready-to-Read retelling of the story of Odysseus and Cyclops is an ideal introduction to mythology for beginning readers.
Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 140 children’s books, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads (illustrated by James Dean), and Little Red Writing (illustrated by Melissa Sweet). She lives in North Carolina and is online at JoanHolub.com.
Dani Jones is an artist and a writer. She went to Brigham Young University-Idaho and now lives in New Hampshire, where she works drawing for children’s books, comics, apps, and magazines. When she is not drawing, she is usually making a pie.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (March 4, 2014)
Length: 48 pages
Grades: 1 - 3
Ages: 6 - 8
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