Olympians: Hera: The Goddess and her Glory

byGeorge O'ConnorIllustratorGeorge O'Connor

July 19, 2011|
Olympians: Hera: The Goddess and her Glory by George O'Connor
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The story of Hera, Queen of the Gods, and the heroes who won her favor.

Volume 3 of Olympians, Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory, introduces readers to the Queen of the Gods and Goddesses in the Pantheon. This volume tells the tales of the many heroes who sought and won Hera''s patronage, most notably Hercules.

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.

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...
Title:Olympians: Hera: The Goddess and her Glory
Product dimensions:80 pages, 10.1 X 7.5 X 0.22 in
Shipping dimensions:80 pages, 10.1 X 7.5 X 0.22 in
Published:July 19, 2011
Publisher:first second
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781596434332

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