Z is for Zeus: a Greek mythology alphabet

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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1st ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 7 - AR Pts: 1
Whose face launched a thousand ships? Who dropped an apple to win a race? What creature has the head of a woman, the body of a lion, the wings of an eagle, and always wakes up on the wrong side of the bed? The Oracle knows and so will young readers after they encounter the strange creatures, exotic gods, and exciting stories in Z is for Zeus: A Greek Mythology Alphabet.Human endeavors are often at oddswith the whims and the will and the ways of the gods.Although they're up in Olympus without any cares,they just can't stop meddling in human affairs.Helen Wilbur, who wrote the lively M is for Meow: A Cat Alphabet, brings the same wit and wisdom to explaining Greek mythology. Colorful, entertaining artwork from Victor Juhasz, the illustrator behind D is for Democracy and R is for Rhyme, keeps pace with the lively subject matter.Former librarian Helen L. Wilbur has been enchanted with Greek mythologyall her life. She has a BA in English Language and Literature from the Universityof Chicago and a master's degree in library science from Columbia University.Helen also authored M is for Meow: A Cat Alphabet. She lives in New York City.Victor Juhasz's clients include TIME, Rolling Stone, The New York Times,The Washington Post, and Warner Books. He also illustrated D is for Democracy: A Citizen's Alphabet; R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet;Everyone Counts: A Citizen's Number Book; and H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet. He lives in the New York Berkshires region.
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subject_facet Mythology, Greek
title_display Z is for Zeus : a Greek mythology alphabet
title_full Z is for Zeus : a Greek mythology alphabet / written by Helen L. Wilbur ; illustrated by Victor Juhasz
title_short Z is for Zeus :
title_sub a Greek mythology alphabet
topic_facet Mythology, Greek