Odyssey (Usborne Illustrated Originals)
This resource presents a vibrant retelling of Homer’s classic tale, making it riveting to young readers of today. Chapters are full of adventure and drama about enraged Greek gods and enchanted Greek goddesses and how they interact with Odysseus throughout his life. The attractive and boldly colored illustrations add vigor to the reading experience. This is sure to be a great selection to encourage youth to partake in classic reading. In the back there is a brief two-page excerpt about the history of the Odyssey and the Iliad, which is really quite interesting. 255 pgs, pb. - Judy
In this new edition of The Odyssey, Homer's classic tale has been vividly retold to delight modern readers. Dramatic illustrations bring to life Odysseus's encounters at sea, complete with furious gods, bewitching goddesses, terrifying monsters, and a man-eating cyclops.
Beautiful illustrations are combined with classic stories in this series of wonderful Usborne books. Detailed colorful pictures are sprinkled throughout the pages in small scale. Full colored pages are sporadically placed throughout the books along with rich and detailed two-page spreads. These features add an enhanced sense of imagination for the reader. Aside from the colorfully illustrated pages, the timeless quality of the truly great stories in this collection are sure to captivate and inspire readers today. These unabridged original stories would be wonderful additions to any library. 7.62" x 6.0" x 1.25" pb. - Judy