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Book 1, Early Myths - Early Myths: Kids Books on Greek Myth

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


With many free kids books out there for the iPad, Early Myths have chosen instead to focus on quality: timeless stories with superb illustrations, resulting in iPad books which have won multiple awards and top reviews. Our books are aimed at ages 4 to 10, are designed specifically for the iPad and are both educational and fun! We keep our prices low and continue to reinvest in the next books in our series. Help to support our work and choose us above the lower quality free books for kids on the store.

- Perseus: Bronze medal at the 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards
- Atalanta: Silver medal at the 2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
- Atalanta: Honourable mention at 2016 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards
- Atalanta: Finalist at the Readers' Favorite Awards 2016
- Odysseus: Honourable mention at the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2015
- Odysseus: Finalist in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2015

Perseus is the first book in the Early Myths collection, a series of children's picture books about Greek myth. Each book tells the tale of a character from mythology and brings the story to life through the inspiration from art and literature. The books are aimed at 4 to 10 year olds and contain multimedia features such as sounds, narrator audio and slideshows. The books are beautifully illustrated, easy to read or listen to.

Perseus is the tale of a young boy who has to flee his home with his mother and grows up in a foreign land. To prove his worth he claims he can take on the magical Gorgon, Medusa. With the help of the gods he flies across the lands and faces his greatest challenge, rescuing princess Andromeda along his journey and coming home to claim his throne.

What's New in Version 2.2

Version 2.2: new updated cover art, matching the rest of the books in the Early Myths collection.


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Customer Reviews

Pictures are great

My kids love this- they play with the sounds when I read the tale. Lovely care and attention to the Greek story. I recommend it.

love this book

I can see why this won the award- great use of ounds, images and narration. A lot of fun and an awesome way to teach kids about old myths!

Wonderful introduction to the Classics for children

These books are fantastic ways to introduce children to Greek mythology. Well done!

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  • $3.99
  • Level: Grades 1 and Above
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables
  • Published: Dec 04, 2013
  • Publisher: Early Myths
  • Seller: Simon Spence
  • Print Length: 19 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 1, Early Myths
  • Version: 2.2
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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