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Jason and the Argonauts

Written & illustrated by Robert Byrd
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A beautifully illustrated account of the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts with informative details from the award-winning author of Electric Ben

The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the earliest recorded Greek myths. Here, master artist Robert Byrd has created a striking telling of the legend for a new generation of readers. Complete with explanatory notes and illustrated back matter, Jason and the Argonauts traces each step of our hero’s journey, from the Golden Fleece’s origin story and Jason’s childhood to his triumphant return with the prize and eventual death. Deftly designed to accommodate glorious large pictures and captioned insets, the book is not only a great story, but a wealth of information about ancient Greece.

What Kind of Book is Jason and the Argonauts

Themes:
heroes
history
Categories:
mythology

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Who Wrote Jason and the Argonauts

author & illustrator
Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd has been illustrating children’s books for over thirty years, and his works include the Newbery Medal-winning Good Masters, Sweet Ladies. He teaches illustration in Philadelphia. He lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780803741188
Publication Date:
October 11, 2016

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