The Beasts in the Jar
The highly-collective GREEK BEASTS AND HEROS series, which began publication in 2010 is now available in Book/CD format, featuring the first 8 Stories from ATTICUS THE STORYTELLERS 100 GREEK MYTHS. Read by Simon Russell Beale.
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|Library of Congress
||Mythology, Greek, Storytelling, Children's stories, Children's stories, English
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Description of this Book
Long ago, in ancient Greece, the gods and goddesses gave the gift of storytelling to men and women, and ordered that there should be a great storytelling festival, once every seven years, near Troy, which draws entrants from far and near. Atticus the Storyteller is determined to take part but finds himself diverted on his route by happenings large and small. Always, his diversions lead to wonderful stories - and here they are ...
Awards & Reviews
||Some of the greatest stories ever told have never been more accessible than in these charming and eye-catching books which have an easy-to-understand text accompanied by exciting and high impact illustrations. -- Lancashire Evening Post
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 for children of all ages. She has two children and lives in the countryside in Northamptonshire. Anthony Lewis lives with his wife and two young daughters in Cheshire. Since he graduated with a first class honours degree in 1989 he has illustrated and contributed to more than 200 children's books at home and abroad. Simon Russell Beale has starred on stage, screen and TV and has been described as one of the greatest stage actors of his generation. He has been in numerous roles for The Royal Shakespeare Company and has won the Lawrence Olivier Theatre Award 3 times. In 2003 he was appointed a CBE. In 2008 Simon made his debut as a television presenter, fronting the BBC Four series Sacred Music with Harry Christophers .He has read numerous audiobooks including Orion's Don't Cook Cinderella by Francesca Simon.