Ancient Myths Collection: Greek Myths, Norse Myths and Egyptian Myths: Featuring 75 Legends and More than 200 Characters (Boxed Set)

Ancient Myths Collection: Greek Myths, Norse Myths and Egyptian Myths: Featuring 75 Legends and More than 200 Characters By Jean Menzies, Matt Ralphs Cover Image

Ancient Myths Collection: Greek Myths, Norse Myths and Egyptian Myths: Featuring 75 Legends and More than 200 Characters (Boxed Set)

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Discover thrilling tales from ancient mythology with this box set containing 3 books: Greek Myths, Norse Myths and Egyptian Myths.

Ancient Myths Collection is the ideal box set for children interested in the history and mythology of ancient Greece, the Vikings, and the ancient Egyptians.

Each book features a mix of 20 or more exciting stories, including classic favorites - such as the Greek myth Pandora's Jar, the Norse legend The Binding of Fenrir, and the Egyptian myth Horus and the Snake. The tales are told in lively, easy-to-understand language and are brought to life with stylized illustrations.

This ancient myths box set for kids offers: 

- Three books containing an engaging collection of ancient myths and the history from different cultures.
- Information and key facts presented in bite-sized chunks for children aged 7-9, supported by illustrations and profiles to explore each topic.
- A collection of stories with gripping narratives and tales of gods, heroes, monsters, and magic.

This collection of ancient myths is retold for children, with profile pages covering the need-to-know information about key characters, and reference chapters delve into the background of each culture, exploring topics such as Greek art, Norse storytelling, and the pharaohs of Egypt. The pronunciation guides at the back of each book help with new names and the glossaries explain tricky words.
For Greek Myths and Egyptian Myths - Jean Menzies, Winner of the Books Are My Bag Breakthrough Author Award 2020 for Greek Myths. YouTuber. Research Student. Creative Producer. Writer. Presenter. Jean has a PhD in ancient history. She runs a podcast about classics and mythology called That’s Ancient History and regularly uploads to her YouTube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where she discusses literature and history. She has spoken about ancient history and mythology to audiences of all ages, and taught mythology and ancient history to university students.

For Norse Myths - Matt Ralphs writes children’s nonfiction and middle grade novels, with a focus on history, myths, and folklore.
His dark adventure novels Fire Girl and Fire Witch were published by Macmillan Children’s Books. He currently has nonfiction projects in development with Nosy Crow, Flying Eye, and Templar. He worked as an editor for many years and has helped to create any type of book you may care to imagine (including ones made from metal, wood, and demon skin). He lives in England on the Grand Union Canal on a boat called Nostromo.

Katie Ponder enjoys bringing in textures from different media into her work. Katie’s inspirations include the ballet, the greenhouses at England's Kew Gardens, her cat, and ghost stories.

Katie won the AOI Book Award for new talent in 2014 and in 2017 she was shortlisted for the Folio Society Award. She was winner of the 2017 House of Illustration People's Choice Award. In October 2017, she won the Glyndebourne Art Award, and her work was used as the cover of the Glyndebourne 2017 On Tour program. Her work has been featured in prestigious publications including VAROOM, SOFFA, Communication Arts, and DPI Magazine, and exhibited at Somerset House, The Lyric Theatre, and Glyndebourne opera house. Katie’s titles include Greek Myths, also for DK, publishing in July 2020.

Katie Ponder enjoys bringing in textures from different media into her work. Katie’s inspirations include the ballet, the greenhouses at England's Kew Gardens, her cat, and ghost stories. 

Katie won the AOI Book Award for new talent in 2014 and in 2017 she was shortlisted for the Folio Society Award. She was winner of the 2017 House of Illustration People's Choice Award. In October 2017, she won the Glyndebourne Art Award, and her work was used as the cover of the Glyndebourne 2017 On Tour program. Her work has been featured in prestigious publications including VAROOM, SOFFA, Communication Arts, and DPI Magazine, and exhibited at Somerset House, The Lyric Theatre, and Glyndebourne opera house. Katie’s titles include Greek Myths, also for DK, publishing in July 2020.
Product Details ISBN: 9780744092998
ISBN-10: 074409299X
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: March 12th, 2024
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Ancient Myths