The tragic tale of Orpheus, his gift for music, and his undying love for the oak nymph Eurydice is retold for children in this engaging picture book. This version of the classic story about the origins of singingaccording to Greek mythologyfeatures beautiful yet haunting color illustrations of Orpheus's journey from the forest to the Underworld and back again. For ages ten and up.
Sybil Gräfin Schönfeldt is the author and translator of numerous children's books, most recently At the Table with Thomas Mann and Children Need Grandmothers. She lives in Hamburg. Born in Bulgaria, Iassen Ghiuselev has illustrated The Iliad and The Odyssey, The Queen Bee, and Arthur and Excalibur.
This title is out of stock indefinitely. Please look for it at your local libraries and/or used bookstores.