Gods and Monsters – mythological poems


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A stunning gift book drawing together mythological poems – classic and brand-new – from around the world, illustrated throughout in black and white line. Compiled by best-selling anthologist Ana Sampson, illustrated by award-winning former children’s laureate Chris Riddell and with an introduction by Natalie Haynes.People all over the world have always told each other stories. And from the very earliest times, many of these stories were told in verse. This collection of 150 poems includes retellings and reimaginings of Roman, Greek, Ancient Egyptian, Norse, Celtic, Aztec, Mayan and Incan mythology.You will meet gods, monsters, tricksters, heroes, magical creatures and objects, magicians and spirits including Medusa, Icarus, Loki, Osiris, the Minotaur, Pegasus, Bunyip, Kukulcan, Cerberus, Merlin, Beowolf and Mjolnir and there are asides and footnotes to shine a light on stories themselves.]]>