Zeus : King of the Gods

Zeus : King of the Gods

Book - 2010
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Terrified of being killed by one of his children, Kronos devours each of his offspring in turn. Only Zeus, the youngest, is saved. Though raised to enjoy a life of leisure, Zeus must fulfill his destiny and lead a new race of gods--and he must begin by destroying his own father.
Publisher: London : First Second, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781596434318
Characteristics: 76 p. : col. ill., geneal. table ; 26 cm

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anushiya
May 16, 2017

This is a super cool book series but the things thats weird is that the gods and the heroes usually use modern language.

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gc2004
Sep 21, 2014

like lol

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reckless_ginger
Aug 18, 2013

I can't wait to read this book!

Sidewinder88 Sep 15, 2012

An awesome beginning to an awesome series. Go Olympians!

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m_th
May 03, 2012

I've always had troubles picturing what the battle between Zeus and his father would look like. This book does an excellent job at not only portraying the battle between the big three and the titans, but also of giving each character an original design. The art is beautiful and very detailed. The book is a quick read, but definitely worth it.

unbalancedbutfair Apr 24, 2012

This entire series by O'conner is excellent. Not just an excellent graphic depiction of greek mythos, but simply good telling of the greek mythos overall.This series is perfect for the child first exploring greek mythology, and for the adult who wants to revisit these myths. The myths are made understandable, but they are not as watered down as they normally are. O'conner does an amazing job balancing the content of the myths within a PG level story so that you really don't lose much of the original story. The conversation is good, it feels real, and has nuggets of other myths inside it. Even if you disagree with his interpretations I think you'll enjoy the work. Read them.

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blue_wolf_590
Apr 08, 2014

blue_wolf_590 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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TammyKR12
Apr 17, 2017

"In the time before time, there was nothing,CHAOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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