The Iliad and the Odyssey

Author(s): Marcia Williams


'The Iliad' tells the story of the war between the Greeks and the Trojans; the love between Helen and Paris; and the Trojan Horse. 'The Odyssey' depicts the perilous voyage home of the Greek warrior Odysseus. This title retells these stories with a cartoon style, aiming to make them accessible and fun for young children.


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"* "Elegant, intelligent, funny, dramatic and totally absorbing; the perfect start to an early familiarity with Homer." The Guardian * "Brings clarity and humour to these ancient myths... Surely the most entertaining way to explore ancient history." Junior Education * "Likely to amuse and even absorb children for a good while... Has a kind of Where's Wally?-ish delight in visual minutiae." The Times Educational Supplement"

Marcia Williams worked as a nursery teacher before beginning a successful career as an author and illustrator. With her distinctive cartoon-strip style, she has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children, including Greek Myths and Mr William Shakespeare's Plays. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.

General Fields

  • : 9781406303483
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : 0.251
  • : August 2014
  • : 316mm X 253mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Marcia Williams
  • : Paperback
  • : NE
  • : Marcia Williams
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 40
  • : illustrations