Brick Greek Myths
The Stories of Heracles, Athena, Pandora, Poseidon, and Other Ancient Heroes of Mount Olympus
Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney, Becky Thomas
- 272 Pages
- October 14, 2014
- ISBN: 9781629145228
- Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
- Trim Size: Trim size data not found for this book.
Meet the Greek gods and goddesses as you have never seen them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs!
This book shares a unique retelling of some of the most widely known and loved Greek myths, from the stories of Athena, Poseidon, and Pandora to the twelve labors of Hercules.
- Watch Athena spring from the head of Zeus
- See Poseidon as he rules the seas with his mighty trident
- Maintain hope with Pandora as her curiosity gets the best of her
- Beware the Nemean Lion as Hercules repents for his misdeeds.
- Be awestruck by the amazing Mount Olympus
- And much more—all created with LEGO bricks!
These exciting retellings of ancient tales are consistent with the mythology behind them, while also capturing the creativity and whimsy of the stories with elaborate brick scenery. Brick Greek Myths will be a delight for LEGO tinkerers of all ages, a fun introduction to the tales for young readers, and an enchanting return to the stories for even the most devoted admirer of mythology.
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Monica Sweeney loves all things related to Spain and Chaucer and has yet to say no to a mini powdered doughnut. She graduated with honors in English from the University of MassachusettsAmherst and lives in Needham, Massachusetts.
Becky Thomas enjoys breaking the bindings of all books Jane Austen, playing video games, and trying out new recipes. She graduated with honors in English from the University of MassachusettsAmherst, and she lives with her husband, Patrick, and their two cats in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Monica Sweeney and Becky Thomas are also the authors of Brick Shakespeare: The TragediesHamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar, Brick Shakespeare: The ComediesA Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew, and Brick Fairy Tales: Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Hansel and Gretel, and More.