Author(s): Rosemary Sutcliff
Homer's epic poem The Iliad is retold in a dramatic story by acclaimed storyteller Rosemary Sutfcliff. Alan Lee's powerful images hauntingly recreate the age of heroes in this captivating introduction to the Greek classic.
'it is a superb retelling that matches in excitement any modern day stories. Alan Lee's delicate yet powerful illustrations are full of rich detail and convey the excitement of the tales. What better way to encourage children to love books than through great literature, vividly retold and beautifully illustrated? Frances Lincoln bring us some superlative retellings of myths and legends, always beautifully presented in books that are a joy to read and to treasure.' Parents in Touch 'It's a summer of Classics for Frances Lincoln Children's Books with a selection of well-known and popular classic stories re-told and illustrated by award-winning and respected authors and illustrators... ' Armadillo Magazine 'A stunningly illustrated edition of Homer's classic adventure story which has been vibrantly retold by the late Rosemary Sutcliff who adds her own story-telling magic to Homer's original' -- Julia Eccleshare LoveReading4Kids
ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF, who sadly died in 1992, was the author of many widely-acclaimed historical novels for both children and adults. ALAN LEE, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, illustrated the Centenary editions of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and, more recently, The Children of Hurin.