Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory (Paperback)

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The story of Hera, Queen of the Gods, and the heroes who won her favor.

Volume 3 of Olympians, "Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory," introduces readers to the Queen of the Gods and Goddesses in the Pantheon. This volume tells the tales of the many heroes who sought and won Hera's patronage, most notably Hercules.

In Olympians, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions.
O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life, in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology.

About the Author

George O Connor is the author and illustrator of the picture books "Kapow!" and "Ker-splash!" He spends time in his secret Brooklyn, New York, hideout where he uses his amazing artistic powers to strike fear in the hearts of bad guys everywhere!

Praise For…

Praise for Olympians:

“Definitely worth a visit for any young demigod.” —Rick Riordan

“Readers . . . will be delighted with this debut title in the Olympians series of graphic novels.” —BCCB, starred review
Product Details
ISBN: 9781596434332
ISBN-10: 1596434333
Publisher: First Second
Publication Date: July 19th, 2011
Pages: 76
Language: English
Series: Olympians (Paperback)