This high interest/low vocabulary retelling of The Iliad introduces young readers to Homer's thrilling epic tale. Set during the siege of Troy, The Iliad is truly the ultimate adventure story. It is suitable for ages 7-9. Homer's The Iliad is the perfect way for young readers to become familiar with the epic tale of the Trojan War. Rewritten for third and fourth graders who can't quite tackle the original and older children at lower reading levels, this high interest/low vocabulary volume is truly the ultimate adventure story.
Academic consultant Dr. Arthur Pober has spent over 20 years in the areas of early childhood and gifted education. He has been the principal of one of the world's oldest laboratory schools for gifted youngsters, Hunter College Elementary School, and was Director of Magnet Schools for the Gifted and Talented for over 25,000 youngsters in New York City.
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full colour throughout, includes 10 illustyrations