Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen retell some of the most famous Greek myths in this classic of children's literature. Winner of the Carnegie Medal.
Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children?s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.
Genuine, imaginative retellings . . . Everything jumps to life in
front of your eyes -- Ted Hughes
The best ever rendering of the Greek myths in modern English * The Guardian *