Surprise, Trojans!

The Story of the Trojan Horse (with audio recording)

Illustrated by Dani Jones
LIST PRICE: AU$ 5.99

About The Book

Rediscover the story of the Trojan Horse in this beautifully illustrated Level 2 Ready-to-Read retelling of the myth, from Goddess Girls author Joan Holub!

During the Trojan War, the Trojans receive the gift of a huge wooden horse from the Greeks. Thinking the gift means that they have won the war, the Trojans celebrate. But what they don’t realize is that Greek soldiers are hidden inside the huge horse…waiting to attack!

This Ready-to-Read retelling of the myth of the Trojan Horse is a perfect introduction to mythology for beginning readers.

About The Author

Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 140 children’s books, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads (illustrated by James Dean), and Little Red Writing (illustrated by Melissa Sweet). She lives in North Carolina and is online at JoanHolub.com.

About The Illustrator

Dani Jones is an artist and a writer. She went to Brigham Young University-Idaho and now lives in New Hampshire, where she works drawing for children’s books, comics, apps, and magazines. When she is not drawing, she is usually making a pie.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (November 11, 2014)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481420884
  • Grades: K - 2
  • Ages: 5 - 7
  • Lexile ® 540L

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