Homer's Odyssey

A Retelling by Isabel Wyatt

Isabel Wyatt

Price:
£5.99
Availability:
eBook

Quick Look

A retelling of the wonderful Greek epic, suitable for children aged 8 and up.

Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Story Books & Anthologies; Steiner-Waldorf Education
Illustrations:
10 b/w illustrations
Age Range:
From 7 to 10 years
Extent:
176 pages
ISBN:
9781782507062
Publication date:
07 May 2020

Description

Homer's Odyssey is one of the greatest stories in literature, the epic tale of the return of Odysseus to his home following the Trojan war.

After nine years of siege and fighting, the Greeks are finally returning home. But one of the Greek heroes, Odysseus, offends the Sea-God, who sends storms and waves to keep him from arriving home for ten years. In this thrilling story, we follow Odysseus's trials and adventures as he faces one danger after another on his long journey.

In Isabel Wyatt's retelling of this magnificent adventure, we find all the wonderful storytelling skills for which she was famous.

This engaging book is used in the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum by teachers and homeschoolers for children aged 10-12 years old.

Author

Isabel Wyatt (1901-92) taught young children for many years and was then, until her retirement in 1965, co-director of studies at Hawkwood College in Gloucestershire, UK. She compiled many story collections for children including The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book, The Book of Fairy Princes, King Beetle-Tamer and Thorkill of Iceland (all Floris Books).

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