When all of their books are lost in a storm, school children share stories and imagine pictures to go with them then, with their teacher’s help, turn them into a book.
A little girl writes a story and soon it has a life of its own.
From Hercules snake assassin slippers to Arachnes wicked weaver rap songs, these are the mythic monsters and Hellenic heroes that have captured Western culture for centuriesbut a whole lot more fun. Each story showcases the wondrous and blunderful antics of gods and mortals in bright graphics that rival the super-heroic action of The Lightning Thief, burst with the knock-yoursocks- off humor of Jeff Kinney, and still remain unerringly faithful to the original myth. Kids wont be able to resist the bickering sheep, unruly rulers, and undercover details of Amazing Greek Mythswhile teachers, librarians, and parents can relish this new way to share moral messages that remain as relevant today as they were a thousand years ago.
Eighteen-year-old Jess is leaving for college–and she’d like to leave her family behind. But when the family gathers to bid Jess farewell, they begin to tell stories. And each story binds them closer to Jess’s heart. A novel which celebrates the continuity of life and the importance of family, sure to appeal to a wide audience.