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The odyssey

by Cross, Gillian.

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An illustrated adaptation of the mythology classic traces Odysseus' 10-year voyage home after the Trojan War, a fateful journey marked by a man-eating Cyclops, deadly Sirens, the fury of the sea-god Poseidon and Odysseus' faithful wife's efforts to rebuff greedy suitors. Full description

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Summary: An illustrated adaptation of the mythology classic traces Odysseus' 10-year voyage home after the Trojan War, a fateful journey marked by a man-eating Cyclops, deadly Sirens, the fury of the sea-god Poseidon and Odysseus' faithful wife's efforts to rebuff greedy suitors.
Item Description: "...illustrations were done in gouache pen, and wash."--Colophon.
Physical Description: 170 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
ISBN: 9780763647919
0763647918
Author Notes: Gillian Cross is the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Wolf . She lives in England.

Neil Packer is the illustrator of several classic books, including One Hundred Years of Solitude . His illustrations for The Odyssey took many years -- "Nearly as long as Odysseus's journey!" he says. He lives in London.

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