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Olympians : Hades: Lord of the Dead
by George O'Connor and George O'Connor




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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Volume 4 of the highly acclaimed Olympians series

Hades: Lord of the Dead tells the story of the great God of the Underworld and one of the most famous of all Greek myths: Hades' abduction of Persephone and her mother's revenge. Be prepared to see a new side of Persephone in this dynamic adaptation of the story of the creation of the seasons.

In Olympians, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology. This title has Common Core connections.

Hades is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012

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Overview

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Volume 4 of the highly acclaimed Olympians series

Hades: Lord of the Dead tells the story of the great God of the Underworld and one of the most famous of all Greek myths: Hades' abduction of Persephone and her mother's revenge. Be prepared to see a new side of Persephone in this dynamic adaptation of the story of the creation of the seasons.

In Olympians, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology. This title has Common Core connections.

Hades is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781596434349
  • ISBN-10: 1596434341
  • Publisher: First Second
  • Publish Date: January 2012
  • Page Count: 76
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-14
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.4 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: Olympians (Paperback) #4

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