The Odyssey


The Odyssey recounts the story of Odysseus’ return to Ithica from the Trojan war, where he encounters Athene, Poseidon, the Cyclops and others before he is reunited with his faithful wife, Penelope.

ISBN: 9780140383096 Author: McCaughrean, Geraldine Publisher: Puffin Books Publication Date: 4th September 1997 Imprint: Puffin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:21) Pages: 92 Language: English Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

The epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece… After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers – Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed giant, Scylla the six-headed sea monster and even the wrath of the gods themselves – before he is reunited with his wife and son. Brilliantly retold by award-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean.

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