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Greece! Rome! Monsters!
Greece! Rome! Monsters!

John Harris
Illustrated by Calef Brown

J. Paul Getty Museum
48 pages, 7 1/4 x 10 inches
48 color illustrations
ISBN 978-0-89236-618-7
hardcover, $17.95  Order
September 2002

"The book will bring joy to any child from nine to ninety."
Hellenic Journal

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Everybody's heard of a centaur, but not everyone has seen a blue centaur dressed to head out to a disco! He's one of the updated mythological creatures who populate Greece! Rome! Monsters!

This book presents the story of twenty creepy creatures—from harpies to Medusa herself to the fire-breathing Chimaera—in jazzy retellings by John Harris, with eye-popping illustrations by Southern California illustrator Calef Brown. Together, the words and pictures provide children (and grownups!) with close encounters of the mythological kind.

Includes a bonus pronunciation guide and a pop quiz that will test to see if young readers have REALLY been paying attention. For ages five and up.

John Harris is senior editor at Getty Publications. Calef Brown's children's books include Polkabats and Octopus Slacks and Dutch Sneakers and Flea Keepers. His work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, and other publications.

Not for sale in Commonwealth and Europe, except Canada.

Price: $17.95  Order

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