"Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy..."
Ever been lost and want to go home? Join Odysseus as he struggles to return to his family in this epic retelling of the adventures of The Odyssey. Retold for a children's audience, Poetic Primer’s The Odyssey, is filled with vibrant illustrations while still maintaining the poetic format of the original work.
Together you and your reader can enter the world of Ancient Greece and see how our hero, Odysseus, exemplifies multiple classical virtues as he courageously slays monsters, patiently travels to magical lands, and prudently takes back his home and family. Filled with educational materials and discussion questions, The Odyssey is bound to be you and your child’s next favorite epic.
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ABOUT POETIC PRIMERS
Wanted to share the classics with your kids but thought they are a little too much for their innocent minds?
Poetic Primers are the perfect fit for any parents that want to read the classics to either kids. Such classics like ‘The Odyssey,’ ‘Aesop’s Fables,’ and ‘King Arthur’ have been reimagined to be more kid friendly. While still keeping the stories in their poetic forms, Poetic Primers focus on the virtues and vice the various heroes embody and face throughout their adventures. Along with stunning and vibrant illustrations, your child (and you!) are sure to treasure these books for years to come.
- B.B. Gallagher
- Carles Arbat