The New Windmill Book of Greek Myths (New Windmills)
Title The New Windmill Book of Greek Myths
Heinemann new windmills
New windmill series
Author Geraldine McCaughrean
Edition illustrated, reprint, revised
Publisher Heinemann New Windmills, 1997
ISBN 0435124641, 9780435124649
Length 102 pages
This selection of 16 Greek myths provides tales of adventure, courage and mystery. Geraldine McCaughrean's re-telling makes them accessible for Key Stage 3 pupils.
Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England on June 6, 1951. She was educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She has written more than 160 books and plays for children and adults. Her writing career includes the retelling of such classics as One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, The Canterbury Tales, and The Bronze Cauldron: Myths and Legends of the World, which is a collection of stories from all over the world. She has received numerous awards including three Whitbread Children's Book Awards for A Little Lower Than the Angels, Gold Dust, and Not the End of the World. She also received the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for A Pack of Lies, the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for Gold Dawn, and the Michael L. Printz Award for The White Darkness.