DK Children Beasts of the Ancient World
DK Children Beasts of the Ancient World

Beasts of the Ancient World

By Marchella Ward


Publication Date: October 3, 2023

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Ages 7 to 11, Grades 2 to 6

Uncover tales of ancient beasts, in this beautiful anthology of mythologies

This book introduces children to the thrilling mythological beasts from ancient civilizations. Discover 23 stories accompanied by beautiful, colorful illustrations. Through the incredible storytelling you can learn about fantastic creatures such as the Japanese baku, which had the power to devour nightmares, the wise Egyptian Sphynx, and the fearsome Minotaur who went head-to-head with Theseus in Greek mythology. Featured pages highlight amazing real-life photos of objects, showing how each beast was represented in art. 

A perfect, global introduction to the most fascinating stories about legendary creatures from ancient history.

About the Author

Marchella Ward is an archivist and researcher at the University of Oxford in England and a lecturer in Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths College in London, where she specializes in Greek and Roman tragedies.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 144 pages

Publisher: DK Children

Publication Date: October 3, 2023

ISBN: 9780744069549

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