The Golden Fleece
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles (Looking Glass Library)
The Golden Fleece
Rick Riordan, Willy Pogany, Padraic Colum
Travel to ancient Greece, where gods and goddesses walk the earth and a youth named Jason must capture the famous Golden Fleece. Mythology buffs will love the classic stories of Greek heroes, from Hercules to Orpheus to Theseus. With an introduction by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, fantasy fans will thoroughly enjoy this Newbery award winning classic.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Fantasy

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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In a land far away, in a place known as Greece, there are great heros. And once upon a time, a youth named Jason was born. Chiron, the king centaur, took him up to raise him. With Chiron, Jason learned how to hunt, and how to be a hero, because Chiron knew that Jason was under careful watch of Hera. Hera was the goddess of marriage and the queen of the gods. Then when Jason grew up, years later, he went on a quest to find the Golden Fleece of Poseidon. He got together a group of other heros that lived in Greece to go with him.

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