Argos: The Story Of Odysseus As Told By His Loyal Dog by Ralph HardyArgos: The Story Of Odysseus As Told By His Loyal Dog by Ralph Hardy

Argos: The Story Of Odysseus As Told By His Loyal Dog

byRalph Hardy

Paperback | March 27, 2018

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Fans of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series will love this reimagining of Homer’s The Odyssey told from the point of view of Odysseus’s loyal dog, Argos.

Now available in paperback, this rousing story of devotion and determination is an original take on one of the most beloved myths of all time.

For twenty years, the great hero Odysseus struggles to return to home on Ithaka. He defeats monsters. He outsmarts the Cyclops. He battles the gods. He does whatever it takes to reunite with his family.

And what of that family—his devoted wife, Penelope; his young son, Telemachos; his dog, Argos? For those twenty years, they wait, unsure whether they will ever see Odysseus again. But Argos has found a way to track his master.

Any animal who sets foot or wing on Ithaka brings him news of Odysseus’s epic voyage. These tales bring hope that one day his master will return. Meanwhile, Argos the loyal dog watches over his master’s family and protects them from the dangers that surround a throne without its king.

Ralph Hardy is a professor of English at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in English and received his MFA from Columbia College, Chicago. He now lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife and children and a dog named Harvey, who is not...
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Title:Argos: The Story Of Odysseus As Told By His Loyal DogFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.8 inPublished:March 27, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006239679X

ISBN - 13:9780062396792

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Argos offers mythology-loving 9- to 12-year-olds a fresh point of access to the great story.