Cover image for Aphrodite : goddess of love / George O'Connor.
Title:
Aphrodite : goddess of love / George O'Connor.
ISBN:
9781596437395

9781596439474
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : First Second, 2014.
Physical Description:
76 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Series:
General Note:
"A Neal Porter book."
Abstract:
A latest entry in the best-selling series focuses on the goddess of love and combines accessible graphic illustrations with thoroughly researched storytelling to recount her dramatic birth from the sea foam, her role in the Trojan War and more.
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Summary

Summary

George O'Connor brings his lifelong passion for Greek myths to bear in this New York Times-bestselling series for young readers.In volume six of Olympians, graphic novel author/artist George O'Connor turns the spotlight on Aphrodite, the goddess of love. Look for the same thoroughly researched and wonderfully accessible comics storytelling as O'Connor tackles the story of the Aphrodite from her dramatic birth (emerging from sea-foam) to her role in the Trojan War.O'Connor has outdone himself with this volume: the story is riveting and the artwork is beyond compare. Greek mythology has never been so vivid!


Author Notes

George O'Connor's hit series, Olympians, has landed on the New York Times bestseller list (Hades and Poseidon) and found a devoted fan-base among readers and educators. Aphrodite: Goddess of Love is the latest installment in the series.


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Horn Book Review

This latest volume in the series of graphic novels profiles the beautiful Greek goddess of love. Like the prior volumes, this book injects the mythology with an accessible modern sensibility through its colorful, action-packed graphic storytelling. Author's notes, "G(r)eek notes," and character bios provide insight into the myths and the author's creative development process. Reading list. Bib. (c) Copyright 2014. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.