Olympians: Hades: Lord of the Dead

byGeorge O'ConnorIllustratorGeorge O'Connor

January 31, 2012|
Olympians: Hades: Lord of the Dead by George O'Connor
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Volume 4 of the highly acclaimed Olympians series!

Hades: Lord of the Dead tells the story of the great God of the Underworld and one of the most famous of all Greek myths: Hades' abduction of Persephone and her mother's revenge. Be prepared to see a new side of Persephone in this dynamic adaptation of the story of the creation of the seasons.

In Olympians, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology. This title has Common Core connections.

Hades is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012

George O'Connor is an author, illustrator and cartoonist. His first graphic novel, Journey Into Mohawk Country, used as its sole text the actual historical journal of the seventeenth-century Dutch trader Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert, and told the true story of how New York almost wasn't. He followed that up with Ball Peen Hammer, ...
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Title:Olympians: Hades: Lord of the DeadFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:80 pages, 9.97 X 6.8 X 0.24 inShipping dimensions:80 pages, 9.97 X 6.8 X 0.24 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:first secondLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1596434341

ISBN - 13:9781596434349

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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