The Orchard Book of Roman Myths

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Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781843623083

Category: Mythology, Roman

Page: 96

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A wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Roman mythology, retold for today's young readers. Here are all the famous myths from the birth of Venus, to the founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus. The great gods and goddesses, including Jupiter, Mars and Diana, are brought vividly to life by Emma Chichester Clark's beautiful illustrations that perfectly reflect the liveliness of Geraldine McCaughrean's gripping retellings.

The Orchard Book of Greek Gods and Goddesses

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Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Emma Chichester Clark

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9781843628668

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 108

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Retells fifteen stories of the ancient Greek gods and goddesses, including both well-known myths and such lesser-known tales as the story of the origin of the dolphins and how Haephaestus became the husband of Aphrodite.

Weiße Finsternis

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Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Petra Koob-Pawis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783570132708

Category:

Page: 335

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A Shot in the Dark

The Taming of Venus

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781841215266

Category: Diana (Roman deity)

Page: 47

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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. A Shot in the Dark/The Taming of Venus: Did you know that the constellation Orion was made when the goddess Diana fell in love? And discover who broke the heart of Venus, goddess of love.

Story of the World: History for the Classical Child

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Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN: 1933339136

Category: Civilization

Page: 446

View: 4882

This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking projects to crafts, board games to science experiments, and puzzles to projects. Each Activity Book provides a full year of history study when combined with the Textbook, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of Activity Book.

Greek & Roman Mythology

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Author: Malcolm Couch

Publisher: In the Hands of a Child

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

View: 1362

A pictorial examination of Greco-Roman mythology and its heroes.

Know it All, Find it Fast for Youth Librarians and Teachers

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Author: Christinea Donnelly

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 185604761X

Category: Information resources

Page: 323

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A brand new version of the best-selling enquiry desk reference text, Know it All, Find it Fast, specifically designed for those working with children and young people in schools, public libraries and at home. Including an invaluable overview of the education system and the school curriculum as well as a comprehensive listing of useful resources by topic, this A-Z covers school subjects from science and maths to reading and literacy, and more general themes such as children's health, wellbeing and hobbies. Each topic is broken down into useful sections that will help to guide your response; Typical questions outline common queries such as 'Have you got any information about volcanoes?' Considerations provides useful hints and tips i.e. 'Geography now encompasses not only physical and human geography but also environmental geography, social geography, geology and geopolitics.' Where to look lists relevant printed, digital and online resources with useful annotations explaining their scope and strengths Readership: This is the must-have quick reference tool arming librarians and teachers with the knowledge to deal with any queries thrown at them from children and young people as well as their parents and caregivers. It will also be a handy reference for parents and anyone working with children and young people in other organizations such as homework clubs and youth workers.

Exploring Children's Literature

Reading with Pleasure and Purpose

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Author: Nikki Gamble

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446276465

Category: Education

Page: 288

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This book introduces the role of children's literature in promoting reading for pleasure and creating lifelong readers. Focusing on a range of fiction relevant to the National Curriculum, it covers genres such as poetry, non-fiction, traditional stories and picture books. Concepts and terminology are explained through a wide range of examples. This revised edition includes -Investigative activities and practical exercises for personal or classroom use -Examples from world literature and work in translation highlighting the range of diverse material available for teaching inspiration -Coverage of social, cultural and political reading practices to increase understanding of factors that influence children's reading experience -Coverage of disability and equality issues to help inform teaching strategies that overcome barriers to learning. This book is essential for students on PGCE, BEd and BA Education courses, and for teachers undertaking CPD in English, literacy or children's literature. It provides useful support material for language coordinators and literacy consultants, and can be used to support distance-learning, as an aid to self-study, or as a course text.

Burning the Books

The Guardian Geese ; Little Old Boy

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Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781841215242

Category: Geese

Page: 46

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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. Burning the Books/The Guardian Geese: The all-seeing Sibyl of Cumae has written down the future of Rome in her nine books. She is prepared to sell them for a sum of gold - but will proud King Tarquin pay the price? And find out how a gaggle of geese protect the people of Rome.

Mythologie für Dummies

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Author: Christopher W. Blackwell,Amy Hackney Blackwell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527699414

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 372

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Alles von Aphrodite bis Zarathustra Mythologie ist spannender als jeder Krimi, grausamer als jeder Horrorfilm und leidenschaftlicher als jeder Liebesroman. Aber wie hieß noch gleich der Meeresgott der Griechen? Was geschah bei der Götterdämmerung? Und wer gehörte zu König Artus‘ Tafelrunde? Antworten auf diese und viele weitere Fragen finden Sie in diesem Buch, das zum Schmökern einlädt und wunderbar als Nachschlagewerk dient. Neben der griechischen und römischen Mythologie erfahren Sie alles Wissenswerte zu den nordischen Sagen wie den Nibelungen und Beowulf, zu Mythen aus Ägypten und Asien sowie zu den Erzählungen der Inka, Maya und Azteken.

American Gods

Roman

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Author: Neil Gaiman

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732507440

Category: Fiction

Page: 673

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Ein Meisterwerk der Gegenwartsliteratur Als Shadow aus dem Gefängnis entlassen wird, ist nichts mehr wie zuvor. Seine Frau wurde getötet, und ein mysteriöser Fremder bietet ihm einen Job an. Er nennt sich Mr. Wednesday und weiß ungewöhnlich viel über Shadow. Er behauptet, ein Sturm ziehe auf, eine gewaltige Schlacht um die Seele Amerikas. Eine Schlacht, in der Shadow eine wichtige Rolle spielen wird ... Eines der meistbeachteten Bücher des letzten Jahrzehnts: eine kaleidoskopische Reise durch die Mythologie und durch ein Amerika, das zugleich unheimlich vertraut und völlig fremd wirkt. Erstmals ungekürzt auf Deutsch und komplett neu übersetzt. Neil Gaimans American Gods ist die literarische Grundlage für die erfolgreiche, gleichnamige Serie. Die deutschsprachige Fassung ist seit 2017 bei Amazon zu sehen. "Originell, fesselnd und unendlich einfallsreich." George R. R. Martin

Romulus and Remus

Stolen Wives

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781841215228

Category: Children's stories

Page: 47

View: 1482

Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. Romulus and Remus/Stolen Wives: Famous story of the quarrelsome twin brothers, Romulus and Remus, who are raised by a she-wolf, and grow up to create the city of Rome. And read how Rome became peopled with women in Stolen Wives.

City of Dreams

Adventures in the Underworld

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Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Orchard Books

ISBN: 9781841215204

Category: Aeneas (Legendary character)

Page: 47

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Lively, entertaining and accessible, these retellings of stories from Roman mythology feature famous gods and goddesses, and familiar Italian locations. Vividly brought to life by Tony Ross's much-loved illustrations, all of these stories are taken from the successful Orchard Book of Roman Myths. City of Dreams/Adventures in the Underworld: Read about Aeneus's epic journey to the land of Italy, where he is to become the founder of the Roman Empire.

The Orchard Book of Classic Shakespeare Verse

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Author: Gina Pollinger

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408338750

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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This selection of verse and poetry from William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright the World has ever known, is filled with wit and wisdom, tenderness and magic, mischief and merriment. An exquisite collection of Shakespeare's writing featuring favourite passages of verse, familiar to many, along with lesser-known pieces, all of which sparkle in the mind and fire the imagination. The poems and verse have been carefully selected to ensure that even younger readers develop a lifelong love of the Bard and his timeless legacy. Includes a foreword by Gina Pollinger, inviting readers to immerse themselves in the delight of Shakespeare's writing. The richness of the words is matched by Emma Chichester Clark's gem-like illustrations, capturing all the life of these enduring poems.

Dido - Didon - Didone

eine kommentierte Bibliographie zum Dido-Mythos in Literatur und Musik

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Author: Thomas Kailuweit

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 600

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Dido, die sagenhafte Grunderin Karthagos, ist eine der grossen Liebenden der Weltliteratur: Ihre Begegnung mit Aeneas, dem Stammvater der Romer, endet tragisch und begrundet den historischen Kampf Roms und Karthagos. Nach Vergils <I>Aeneis widmeten sich Ovid, Tacitus, Augustinus, Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Kaschnitz, Schmidt und Cixous dem Dido-Stoff, im Bereich der Oper Purcell, Metastasio und Berlioz. Mehr als 1400 Werke aus Literatur und Musik werden in diesem Buch bibliographisch beschrieben und kommentiert. Jeder Artikel steht im Kontext seiner Gattung und enthalt Hinweise auf die aktuelle Forschungsliteratur. Berucksichtigt wurden auch vorvergilische und alternative Sagenversionen und bisher ubersehene -kleine Formen- wie Kantate, Totengesprach und Cartoon."