Meet the Original Superheroes.
Before there was Batman, Wonder Woman, or Black Panther...there was Indra, Hindu king of gods, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful Greek goddess of wisdom who could decide the fate of battles before they even began.
This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.
Myths and legends are deeply rooted in the world’s literature, language, and history. But what does the phrase "Achilles heel" refer to, and what did Oedipus or Beowulf actually do?
In captivating text and illustrations, this beautiful multicultural children's book presents a collection of cherished fables, myths, legends and fairy tales from Thailand that have been passed down through generations of Thai families.
Prepare to enter twelve magical, mythological worlds full of an incredible array of gods, monsters, heroes, tricksters, and fantastical beasts!
This atlas of mythology shows how twelve extraordinary cultures saw the world. For some, it was a giant tree or an upside-down mountain, while others believed they were living on the back of a giant turtle!
"Even reluctant readers (let alone closet classicists) will be drawn to pore over these entrancing pages. — School Library Journal
With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia Williams takes us behind the scenes of some of ancient Rome’s most famous moments.
A whimsical and imaginative catalog of fantastical beasts and creatures of myth and legend from around the world-complete with a code that needs cracking to uncover the mystery of the monster atlas!
$17.99ISBN: 9781788683470Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Lonely Planet - July 16th, 2019
If you believe that all you need to fight an evil bloodthirsty fiend is garlic or holy water, think again. What you need is to keep a cool head and reach for your copy of Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts!
Have you heard of the headless man roaming Edinburgh Castle? Or the mysterious girl who asks for a ride to the cemetery and then disappears into the night?$19.95ISBN: 9780195170245Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Oxford University Press, USA - April 8th, 2004
From stories of resurrected mummies and thousand-year-old curses to powerful pharaohs and the coveted treasures of the Great Pyramids, ancient Egypt has had an unfaltering grip on the modern imagination. Now, in Egyptian Mythology, Geraldine Pinch offers a comprehensive introduction that untangles the mystery of Egyptian Myth.$15.95ISBN: 9780393356182Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - March 6th, 2018
“Remarkable.… Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos.”—Lisa L. Hannett, Atlantic
Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.$29.99ISBN: 9780316438520Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - September 26th, 2017
This 75th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller is stunningly illustrated and designed to enchant fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology at all ages.
Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as a perennial bestseller.$19.99ISBN: 9780316482158Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher AvailabilityPublished: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 23rd, 2018
Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more.Not available for order.ISBN: 9780763695002Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.Published: Candlewick Studio - September 28th, 2017
Long-recognized master of Norse mythology Kevin Crossley-Holland pairs with award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love for an exceptional look at the Viking gods.$29.95ISBN: 9781452178912Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019
Mythos is a modern collection of Greek myths, stylishly retold by legendary writer, actor, and comedian Stephen Fry. Fry transforms the adventures of Zeus and the Olympians into emotionally resonant and deeply funny stories, without losing any of their original wonder.$12.99ISBN: 9781484776438Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Disney-Hyperion - February 21st, 2017
From New York Times best-selling author, Rick Riordan, comes the companion to PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS, now in paperback.
The son of Poseidon returns to give readers his unique and unforgettable insight into twelve larger-than-life personalities from the classic Greek stories.$19.99ISBN: 9780440406945Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 1992
"I doubt I would have grown up to be the writer and artist I became had I not fallen in love with D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths at the age of seven."—R. J. Palacio, author of Wonder.$24.99ISBN: 9781423183648Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Disney-Hyperion - August 19th, 2014
Who could tell the origin stories of the gods of Olympus better than a modern-day demigod? Percy Jackson provides an insider's view with plenty of 'tude in this illustrated collection.$10.99ISBN: 9780689868832Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Aladdin - July 1st, 2004
From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless stories inspired by classic Greek literature.
Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans.$17.99ISBN: 9780763642686Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Candlewick - October 12th, 2010
With bold imagery and an ear tuned to the music of Homer’s epic poem, Gareth Hinds reinterprets the ancient classic as it’s never been told before.$16.99ISBN: 9780763696634Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019
In a companion volume to his award-winning adaptation of The Odyssey, the incomparable graphic novelist Gareth Hinds masterfully adapts Homer’s classic wartime epic.$27.99ISBN: 9780763681135Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019
In a companion volume to his award-winning adaptation of The Odyssey, the incomparable graphic novelist Gareth Hinds masterfully adapts Homer’s classic wartime epic.$10.00ISBN: 9780446574754Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Grand Central Publishing - January 1st, 2011The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes.
$19.99ISBN: 9781579128678Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Black Dog & Leventhal - May 4th, 2011
The newest book in Black Dog's best-selling, award-winning series explores the fascinating world of Greek mythology from the myth of Narcissus to Odysseus versus the Cyclopes.$20.00ISBN: 9780140275360Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Penguin Classics - November 1st, 1998
The great war epic of Western literature, translated by acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles, and featured in the Netflix series The OA
A Penguin Classic
$19.99ISBN: 9780763678326Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Candlewick - September 22nd, 2015
A strikingly illustrated retelling of Homer’s classic from the team who brought us The Odyssey—Carnegie Medalist Gillian Cross and illustrator Neil Packer.$19.00ISBN: 9780140268867Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Penguin Classics - November 1st, 1997
The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
A Penguin Classic
$19.99ISBN: 9780763647919Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Candlewick - September 11th, 2012
A bold re-envisioning of The Odyssey, told with simplicity and style — perfect for fans of graphic retellings and mythology enthusiasts alike.$24.99ISBN: 9781426320989Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: National Geographic Kids - September 22nd, 2015
Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia.$10.99ISBN: 9780689868856Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Aladdin - July 1st, 2004
From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless tales inspired by Norse mythology.
Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. Odin All Father crossed the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer.$10.99ISBN: 9780689868849Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Aladdin - July 1st, 2004
From master storyteller Padriac Colum comes a Newbery Honor–winning collection of epic myths that “is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers” (Publishers Weekly).
Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire.Not available for order.ISBN: 9781534445574Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.Published: Aladdin - September 24th, 2019
Genies, wishes, thieves, and treasure abound in these classic stories of magic and adventure from master storyteller Padraic Colum.
Every night for a thousand and one nights, Shahrazad begins to tell her husband the king a new tale but each night she stops before finishing. Why? Because the king has promised to kill her when the last one is over.$9.99ISBN: 9781534445604Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Aladdin - September 24th, 2019
From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless stories that the ancient Celts told more than a thousand years ago.
Among the greatest storytellers of the world, the ancient Celts told tales that, after more than a thousand years, still bristle with life and excitement.$27.00ISBN: 9780143106715Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Penguin Classics - April 24th, 2012
The gold standard in Greek mythology, in a dazzling Graphic Deluxe Edition with a new introduction by the bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series$35.00ISBN: 9781536209648Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Candlewick Studio - October 1st, 2019
In the vein of the best-selling Maps, this brilliant oversize maze book invites readers to get lost among the twists and turns of beloved Greek myths.$35.00ISBN: 9781786031938Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Wide Eyed Editions - September 3rd, 2019
Amazon's No. 1 Children's Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 is an illustrated encyclopedia of Greek mythology like no other. Mythologica features startlingly beautiful and exquisitely otherworldly portraits of mythological characters in eye-popping color from artist Victoria Topping and authoritative text from Classics scholar and Greek mythology expert Dr.