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The Wooden Horse and Pandora\'s Box
The Wooden Horse and Pandora\'s Box
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The Wooden Horse After 10 years of fighting, the beautiful Helen is still a prisoner in Troy. So when Odysseus explains his crazy plan the Greeks are ready to try anything... Pandora's Box Lucky Pandora is given a special padlocked box by the gods, then told on no account ever to open it! But surely just a peek - one tiny peek - wouldn't hurt, would it?

The Adventures of Odysseus
The Adventures of Odysseus
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THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS After 10 long years at war Odysseus is coming home. But the journey is full of terrifying dangers - the man-eating cyclops, a bewitching enchantress and, worst of all, the curse of the powerful sea god Poseidon...

Perseus and The Gorgon Medusa
Perseus and The Gorgon Medusa
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Perseus and the Gorgon Medusa. The Gorgon Medusa is a hideous monster with poisonous snakes for hair and a look that turns living creatures to stone. Perseus is a good and brave young man who has been dared to cut off the Gorgo's head...

Theseus and The Minotaur. Orpheus and Eurydice. Apollo and Daphne
Theseus and The Minotaur. Orpheus and Eurydice. Apollo and Daphne
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THESEUS AND THE MINOTAUR No one has ever survived a meeting with the man-eating Minotaur but Theseus wants to try. Is he brave or is he foolish? ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE Can Orpheus' beautiful music rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld? APOLLO AND DAPHNE Apollo loves Daphne; Daphne loves no man, and Cupid is to blame!

Jason and the Golden Fleece. Arachne the Spinner
Jason and the Golden Fleece. Arachne the Spinner
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JASON AND THE GOLDEN FLEECE Hidden in the gardens of a cruel king a dragon guards a golden fleece. No one has fought the monster and survived, but Jason has accepted the dare and he's determined not to fail... ARACHNE THE SPINNER Arachne may be a brilliant spinner, but her boastfulness could get her into trouble...

Persephone and the Pomegranate Seeds. Atalanta\'s Race
Persephone and the Pomegranate Seeds. Atalanta\'s Race
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PERSEPHONE AND THE POMEGRANATE SEEDS Have you ever wondered why we can't have summer all the time? The answer lies in the tale of Persephone and Pluto... ATALANTA'S RACE Atalanta is the fastest runner ever, but the man who beats her will have her hand in marriage. Can any suitor slow her down?

Athena and The Olive Tree and Other Greek Myths
Athena and The Olive Tree and Other Greek Myths
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ATHENA AND THE OLIVE TREE Tempers flare as Athena, goddess of war, vies with Poseidon, god of the sea, for the right to name the lovely new city on the hill. WHO IS THE FAIREST ONE OF ALL? When too many mortals are cluttering up the world, it's up to Zeus, king of the gods, to set in motion a drastic solution. THE WOMAN NO ONE BELIEVED Beautiful Cassandra spurns Apollo's love, and he curses her with the gift of prophecy. Will anyone believe the terrible things she forsees?

Daedalus and Icarus. King Midas
Daedalus and Icarus. King Midas
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DAEDALUS AND ICARUS It's not surprising that being the first boy in the world to fly goes to Icarus's head, but if he gets too carried away he could come back down to earth with a bump! KING MIDAS He's greedy, he's stupid and he's got big ears, but all he cares about is gold...