Combines lyrical retellings of classic Greek tales by an award-winning writer with sumptuously detailed illustrations in an introduction to mythology that is complemented by informative sidebars containing character profiles, historical insights, cultural facts and more.
Christina Balit has illustrated a number of children's books. Before becoming a prizewinning illustrator, Christina studied at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London. She lives in Kent.
"This is the kind of rich but accessible reference work school librarians love. It's also likely to stimulate fact-obsessed Percy Jackson fans as well as children who have been ordered to research their school papers offline....This is a book meant to dazzle its readers -- and it does." New York Times onlineKirkus Starred ReviewSchool Library Journal Starred Review