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The Odyssey (Kingfisher Epics) by Robin…

The Odyssey (Kingfisher Epics) (edition 2004)

by Robin Lister, Alan Baker

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Title:The Odyssey (Kingfisher Epics)
Authors:Robin Lister
Other authors:Alan Baker
Info:Kingfisher (2004), Paperback, 176 pages
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The Odyssey [Kingfisher Epics] by Robin Lister



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Alone in a small boat, the sailor watched the rising sun splash crimson streaks across the sky and glisten on the still, dark surface of the Adriatic Sea. It was a lovely Mediterranean dawn, but the sailor had no time to linger over the beauty of a sight he had seen one thousand times before.
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Kingfisher Epics are action-packed retellings of classic tales and legends, with all the exhilaration and immediacy of their original versions. Magnificent black-and-white illustrations bring the heroic deeds depicted in these stories dramatically to life. These stories have enthralled readers for centuries, and Kingfisher Epics make them accessible to a new generation of children.

The Trojan War is over, and battle-weary hero Odysseus sets sail for home. On his way, he faces many dangers sent by the gods to test him. Can he outwit a one-eyed giant, a sly sorceress, and terrifying monsters? This fast-paced retelling will captivate readers discovering Homer's epic for the first time.

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A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy.

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