In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal. For Greek myth fans, those who can’t get enough of the D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths, and readers who have aged out of Rick Riordan, this classroom. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they.

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My favorite stories were about Aphrodite. I know it goes beyond the scope of what this book is trying to do, but it would be nice if Evslin would explain the importance of these myths beyond esvlin stating they had a profound effect on him as a child. Perseus, fearless mortal warrior, dvslin takes on an impossible challenge: The gods are very quick to hear criticism and very swift to act.

Other featured gods and myths included are: We have known the Greek Gods, the demigods and the heroes through various re tellings in fiction and movies that try to capture their essence in terms of powers and conquests. He has authored over seventy titles, including novels and short stories.

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Open Preview See a Problem? My one critique is that it yeroes have been more detailed. Then Hephaestus leaped back, frightened, because out of the head sprang a tall maiden in armor, holding a long spear. So Cronos swallows his children as they are born: Yes, I am love itself and I cannot live where I am not believed. But her weeping kept Zeus awake.


Refresh and try again. Ridiculously over simplified but a good introduction to Greek mythology if you know nothing about it.

Southwest Virginia Public Libraries Kids. If every character in all of these myths was built up with a personality the book would be boring to read. They took up huge boulders, a hundred each, and hurled them downhill at the Titans. Recommendation I recommend this to young adults that have an interest in mythology or just want a series of short stories because having background makes bernadd easier to understand what is happening bernqrd the gods.

This montsers why I love mythology in general; there’s always something new to learn no matter how well you think you already know it. Popular titles Check these out!

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Bernard Evslin was an author best known for his adaptations of Greek mythology. And the others did not dare to rescue her, although her voice was like the wind sobbing.

About Bernard Evslin Bernard Evslin was a novelist, playwright, film writer and director. I just learned more, in This one is honestly also a five out of five! At places it reads like a textbook but that does not take away anything from the book.


The story of Hephaestus The Smith is about the ugly smith god who was cast out at birth by his mother Hera And was raised by Thetis a naiad. Now I’m ready to reread all the Percy Jackson books!! Add it now to start borrowing from the collection. The greatest since the world began, no doubt. The narrator was excellent, and I loved the touches of dialogue that the author included to bring the heroes and gods and monsters to life.

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She taught his wife to spin and weave. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths. Then a mighty battle raged. Some were new, some were familiar, some were boring, some were interesting. He liked that it had the origin of words list in the back.