Nathaniel Hawthorne's A Wonder Book: Heroes and Monsters of Greek Mythology (Dover PDF

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

ISBN-10: 0486432092

ISBN-13: 9780486432090

From certainly one of America's maximum writers come those vintage stories of magical creatures and adventures written in particular for kids. listed here are the tales of King Midas, the fellow who used to be in a position to flip every little thing he touched into gold; Hercules, the best and most powerful hero of all time; the Gorgons, merciless witches with snakes for hair; and lots of different fabulous warriors and evil monsters. contains "The Gorgon's Head," "The Golden Touch," "The Paradise of Children," "The 3 Golden Apples," "The amazing Pitchers," and "The Chimaera."

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