Oh My Gods!: A Look-It-Up Guide to the Gods of Mythology (Mythlopedia)
You think you know Greek mythology? Mount Olympus was one rough zip code! Here is the gods'-honest truth about these lying lovers, beast-bearing dads, brawling bros, and evil shape-shifters, who ate their young with relish--and their siblings for dessert.
WHAT'S INSIDE OH MY GODS?
Olympians take on the Titans to rule the world!
A dad swallows his kids to keep the peace!
by Megan E. Bryant
Do you love books that are humors? Well if you do then this book is perfect for you. This book is about ancient god’s life and experiences. It also tells you about their lovers, power(s), family, and friends. It even tells you their life mistakes and other cool stuff about them. These Gods are the Olympians and the titans. Wow, that is a bad combination. Did you hear about the war they had. Well guess what? A ...more
I've been obsessed with Greek mythology all my life, and this book helped remind me why.
It focused only on the main gods, but there was still a lot of information packed into this small book. The layout was pretty cool, as it devoted several pages to each god and had a cheat sheet at the beginning with things like who they were married to, who their siblings were (sometimes those were the same people...), etc. The pictures and captions throughout made me smile, and there we ...more
I'd go with upper elementary on up for this one, as they are cautious in their approach but still do discuss the violent and lusty natures of the Greek deities.
I read this book and plan to read several others in the series to give a little background knowledge for the Percy Jackson series as I read that since it it's completely based on Greek mythology.