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Atticus the Storyteller: 100 Stories from Greece

Atticus the Storyteller: 100 Stories from Greece

A unique concept - 100 myths linked by a story

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ISBN 9780752891651
Barcode 9780752891651
Published 9 April 2009 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
Author(s) By Coats, Lucy
Illustrated by Lewis, Anthony
Read by Beale, Simon Russell

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ISBN-13 9780752891651
ISBN-10 0752891650
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Pu
Publication Date 9 April 2009
International Publication Date 1 January 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) By Coats, Lucy
Illustrated by Lewis, Anthony
Read by Beale, Simon Russell
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Award Winning
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 2 pp
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 29mm
Weight 324g
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 48095

Description of this Book

Selections of actual stories included to be confirmed. Atticus the Storyteller is determined to take part in the great Storytelling Festival near Troy. He leaves his family in Crete and sets off on a year-long journey round Greece with his donkey, Melissa; and wherever he goes he tells his favourite myths to anyone who'll listen. The 100 myths include all the favourites, such as the wanderings of Odysseus, the labours of Heracles, the stories of King Midas, Daedalus and Icarus, and Theseus and the Minotaur.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Blue Peter Book Award 2004
NZ Review Kids aged five to ten will love [this CD] DAILY EXPRESS
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Lucy Coats read Ancient History at Edinburgh University, then worked as an editor for a children's publisher, and now writes full-time. She is a gifted poet and reteller of myths and legends. She has two children and lives in the countryside in Northamptonshire. Simon Russell Beale has starred on stage, screen and TV and has been in numerous roles for The Royal Shakespeare Company. He has won the Lawrence Olivier Theatre Award 3 times and in 2003 was appointed a CBE. His most recent stage success was as King Arthur in the highly acclaimed Monty Python's Spamalot. Other audio titles include Orion's Don't Cook Cinderella by Francesca Simon.

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