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George O'Connor
George O'Connor is the author of several picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Kapow!, Ker-Splash, and Sally and the Some-thing. His debut graphic novel, Journey into Mohawk Country, was published by First Second. O'Connor's current project is The Olympians, a series of graphic... show more

George O'Connor is the author of several picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Kapow!, Ker-Splash, and Sally and the Some-thing. His debut graphic novel, Journey into Mohawk Country, was published by First Second. O'Connor's current project is The Olympians, a series of graphic novels for young readers about Greek Mythology. He is over 7 foot tall, and is the handsomest man in the world.
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pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 1 year ago
It was interesting to see O'Connor add his interpretation of events through the art, adding some humor and sketching in some characterization. However, I'm not sure this added to my historical knowledge as O'Connor claims his reasoning was for making the book - especially of native American culture....
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 3 years ago
I've written before about how much I love this series of mythology biographies. They are so good that you should read them all right now if you haven't already, and also, buy copies for all the kids you know, who will also love them. If you don't know any kids, make sure the local library has them.O...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 4 years ago
The last couple of days I have been in a minor reading slump. Neither the novel nor the non-fiction book I´m currently reading are that engrossing, so I picked up a few graphic novels. I read the Zeus and Athena issues of the Olympians series by George O´Connor, a series that retells the famous st...
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 4 years ago
I've written before about how much I love this series of mythology biographies. They are so good that you should read them all right now if you haven't already, and also, buy copies for all the kids you know, who will also love them. If you don't know any kids, make sure the local library has them.O...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 4 years ago
This comic collection tells the story of the Greek god, Apollo, from his birth to his various dalliances. It retells all the myths concerning Apollo in a visual style as told by the Muses. Quite well and simply illustrated, this works quite well but is not hugely engaging. For those new to Greek m...
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