From prize-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, comes
this wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories
from Roman mythology. Here are all the famous myths: the birth
of Venus, the founding of Rome. Here are all the gods and
goddesses, brought vividly to life: Jupiter, king of the gods,
Juno his wife, Warrior Mars, Mercury the messenger, as well
as the lesser gods and goddesses who controlled every part
of Roman life...
Myths brings to life fifteen classic stories from Roman
mythology. Included on this two CD collection is the birth
of Venus and the founding of Rome by twin brothers Romulus
and Remus. Young listeners will also discover how the Sibyl
of Cumae predicted the future of the city - for a price, and
learn how the sacred geese saved the city from the Gauls and
how the Sabine woman prevented a war.
too are the great gods and goddesses, brought vividly to life:
Jupiter, king of the gods, Juno his wife, warrior Mars, Mercury
the messenger, Diana the goddess of hunting, as well as the
lesser gods and goddesses who controlled every part of Roman
retellings make the ancient world live again, and transform
the old legends into unforgettable stories of suffering and
joy, disaster and triumph.
by Andrew Sachs, this release will captivate the minds of
many young listeners. Well worth £10 of anyone's money.