Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick Here are the immortals of Olympus-the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece-as freshly described as if they were alive today. Mighty Zeus with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his fiery chariot...?hese and other equally fabulous figures are featured here with their heroic deeds and petty squabbles illuminated in full dimension.
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by Thomas Lockwood, Edgar Papke
by Edgar Allan Poe
by Edgar Papke
by Marion Turner
by Frederick Douglass
by John Edgar Wideman
by Edgar Rice Burroughs
by Kathleen McGowan
by Christiane Turner
"This best-loved children's book about the gods and goddesses, kings and heroes of ancient Greek mythology offers a whirlwind introduction to Zeus, Hera, Hermes and the other gods, and their often rascally behavior on Mount Olympus and among mortals on Earth. The four superstars who alternate reading the tales do a fine job interpreting the drama and humor in the d'Aulaires' retellings of these classic stories. This is a listening treat for young and old alike, but keeping track of the complex genealogy of the gods is a challenge. Children will get the most out of this audio presentation if they can follow along with a copy of the book. C.R.A. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"
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