Skip to main content
Beasts of the Ancient World: A Kids’ Guide to Mythical Creatures, from the Sphinx to the Minotaur, Dragons to Baku

Beasts of the Ancient World: A Kids’ Guide to Mythical Creatures, from the Sphinx to the Minotaur, Dragons to Baku

Current price: $23.09
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Publisher:
DK Children
ISBN:
9780744069549
Pages:
144
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days

Description

Uncover tales of ancient beasts, in this beautiful anthology of mythologies

This book introduces children to the thrilling mythological beasts from ancient civilizations. Discover 23 stories accompanied by beautiful, colorful illustrations. Through the incredible storytelling you can learn about fantastic creatures such as the Japanese Baku, which had the power to devour nightmares, the wise Sphinx, and the fearsome Minotaur who went head-to-head with Theseus in Greek mythology. Featured pages highlight amazing real-life photos of objects, showing how each beast was represented in art. 

A perfect, global introduction to the most fascinating stories about legendary creatures from ancient history.

About the Author

Marchella Ward is an archivist and researcher at the University of Oxford in England, and a lecturer in Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths College in London, where she specializes in Greek and Roman tragedies.

Asia Orlando is a digital artist, illustrator, and environmentalist.  She specializes in publishing and editorial illustration, packaging, and products. Asia’s ideas are constantly fueled by nature and storytelling, as the main source of inspiration.  Her style can be described as whimsical, full of vibrant colors and rich in details. She’s also the founder of Our Planet Week, a social media event for illustrators aimed to address environmental issues.