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Like a lot of other readers I was confused/annoyed by Osborne's choice to use the Roman names in a collection clearly titled Greek Myths. It clears things up a bit to learn that the eleven stories in this collection are taken from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Still I maintain that the Greek names should ...
After my daughter devoured the first three in this six part retelling of The Odyssey I wanted to see what these little books were all about! I hear The Wanderings of Odysseus is better from a literary standpoint and perhaps we'll try that one in a few years, but all in all I'm pretty happy with this...
A gorgeous book. I was very pleasantly surprised. It's not nearly as contrived as "A Little Princess" (which was still charming), and I loved hearing the Yorkshire accent - or as close to it as a Californian reader can come ;) It is cute and straight-forward; a genuine comfort book.
Loved it! Recommended. 8+.