Medusa

Medusa

Book - 2017
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"The story of Perseus beheading Medusa has been told for more than 2,000 years. Even today, images of Medusa can be found in popular culture. Through accessible language and content, readers learn the story of Medusa and the Gorgons in monstrous detail, including how Medusa may have gotten her hair turned to snakes! Full-color photographs show modern and historic depictions of this famous myth while fun fact boxes give readers context for one of the greatest monster stories in Greek mythology." -- Publisher's website.
Publisher: New York :, Gareth Stevens Pub.,, 2017.
ISBN: 9781482448696
1482448696
9781482448672
148244867X
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mythical monster
The Gorgons
Monstrous beauty
Perseus
Gifts from the gods
Medusa's children
Turned to stone
Blood to snakes
Athena
Monster on guard
Monsters of Greek myth.
Summary: "The story of Perseus beheading Medusa has been told for more than 2,000 years. Even today, images of Medusa can be found in popular culture. Through accessible language and content, readers learn the story of Medusa and the Gorgons in monstrous detail, including how Medusa may have gotten her hair turned to snakes! Full-color photographs show modern and historic depictions of this famous myth while fun fact boxes give readers context for one of the greatest monster stories in Greek mythology." -- Publisher's website.

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