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Dionysus and the Land of Beasts

Dionysus and the Land of Beasts

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ISBN 9781481488341
Barcode 9781481488341
Published 1 January 2018 by Simon & Schuster
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By West, Tracey
Created by Holub, Joan
Created by Williams, Suzanne
Illustrated by Phillips, Craig
Series Heroes in Training (part: 14)
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ISBN-13 9781481488341
ISBN-10 1481488341
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Imprint Aladdin
Publication Date 1 January 2018
International Publication Date 5 December 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By West, Tracey
Created by Holub, Joan
Created by Williams, Suzanne
Illustrated by Phillips, Craig
Series Heroes in Training (part: 14)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 194mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 82g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Mythology, Greek, Dionysus
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 754603

Description of this Book

Zeus and his friends discover another Olympian who might be able to help in their quest to defeat King Cronus in this Heroes in Training adventure. With a clue from their trusty oracle, Pythia, Zeus and his Olympian friends are off to the Land of Grapes, where they discover a festival. The headline act is Dion and the Goat Guys, and Zeus has a funny feeling this Dion guy might be one of them. Athena points out that this Dion guy is the right age, and he's definitely not acting like a regular kid. Finally, Dion and the Goat Guys take a break, and Zeus and the other Olympians approach him. Zeus informs him that he and the others are Olympians, and they think Dion might be one too. Dion (short for Dionysus, he tells them) starts to brag that he wouldn't be surprised, because he has awesome talents and magic powers. Before the Olympians can ask him about his powers, some of the crowd members start to throng the Olympians. Are they really Olympians? Are they really going to defeat King Cronus? Dion looks kind of peeved about this, and the next thing the Olympians know, they are in a field somewhere, puzzled and not sure what happened. What kind of magical powers does this Dion kid actually have? And will he be more of a help--or a pain--in their ultimate quest to defeat King Cronus once and for all?

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Author's Bio

Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 140 children's books, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads (illustrated by James Dean), and Little Red Writing (illustrated by Melissa Sweet). She lives in North Carolina and is online at JoanHolub.com. Suzanne Williams is a former elementary school librarian and the author of over seventy books for children, including the award-winning picture books Library Lil (illustrated by Steven Kellogg) and My Dog Never Says Please (illustrated by Tedd Arnold), and several chapter book and middle grade series. She also coauthors the Goddess Girls and Thunder Girls series with the fantastic Joan Holub. Visit her at Suzanne-Williams.com. Craig Phillips has been creating cover art and drawings for books, comics, and magazines for nearly two decades. He is most at home working on tales about myth and magic. His latest book-Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods-is a 200-page graphic novel about just that! It will be in stores in May 2017. When he is not drawing and writing, he likes to swim in the lakes and walk in the forests and mountains of New Zealand. Visit him at CraigPhillips.com.au.

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