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Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa by Saviour Pirotta
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Perseus is determined to save his mother from their tyrant king, but to do so he must face the monstrius Medusa, even though one look uopn her face can turn a man to stone! Join a cast of larger-than-life characters in a series of extraordinary adventures. A wonderful set of straightforward, friendly and accessible Greek Myth retellings, with clear type and irresistible illustrations. All the favourite stories are here. 'Remarkable retellings of these old stories using vivid, glorious language.' National Literacy Association

Author Biography

Saviour Pirotta is an award-winning author who has written many books for children, ranging from folktale and fiction to factual books. His Frances Lincoln picture books, Joy to the World and Turtle Bay have won numerous awards and been translated into several languages. He has retold several stories for Orchard, including the popular The Sleeping Princess and Other Fairy Tales from Grimm and The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths. Saviour lives in Brighton. Jan Lewis has been illustrating children's books for more than twenty years, ranging from board books to young fiction. Her most successful title is the best-selling Orchard novelty book, The Secret Princess Handbook. She also illustrated a delightful series of board books for Orchard, based on popular nursery rhymes and Christmas carols, which sell consistently well each year. Jan lives in Berkshire.
Release date NZ
August 25th, 2005
Illustrated by Jan Lewis
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
colour illustrations
Orchard Books
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