A-maze-ing Myths!

This book is unreal!! When I ordered Greek Myths and Mazes illustrated by Jan Bajtlik for H I had no idea how big it was going to be – at 37ish x 27ishcm, it is HUGE! And a good thing, because the mazes are absolutely mesmerising: beautifully drawn, with intricate details and winding paths. There’s a great mix of the familiar – Trojan War, Minotaur in his labyrinth, Odysseus’ adventures – with some lesser-seen stories like Prometheus, Hephaestus’ Forge, and the Greek creation myth. There’s even some history thrown in too, from the Palace of Knossos (c.20th-14th centuries BC) to a range of 5th/4th century BC topics like the Olympics, the Acropolis, the theatre and houses.

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