Simon Spence

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Simon is the author of the Early Myths children's books series. Started in 2013, Early Myths have won multiple book awards and the series continues to grow. There are currently five books and the sixth is due out in late 2017.

The books focus on a character from Greek myth and explores their tale in a colourful and fun way for children aged 4-10 years old. Each of the images in the books are inspired by ancient art and literature; something that the kids don't have to know to enjoy the tale but gives a the story a firm grounding.

Simon has embraced all formats, from paperback to eBooks and audiobooks. The collection is available as Amazon paperbacks, iBooks eBooks and on the Kindle. There are also audiobooks from iTunes and Audible.

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Simon Spence It hasn't hit in the past- because the stories from myth are set out, it is a matter of doing the right research and then getting on with the task.
Simon Spence The reaction from the kids, and parents coming up to me to tell me how much they enjoyed the tales, that they have the collection.
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I started Early Myths in 2013, with an aim to bring Greek myths to young kids in a fun and exciting way, but to keep the earliest versions of the stories.

Too many children's myth books end up with a mixed bag of elements, forgetting that each story has various forms and versions.

My aim was to go back to the earliest versions and have my children's book, including the images, influenced by gre... Read more of this blog post »
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