Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa (Heroes in Training #14) by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams - OPTIONAL

Holub, Joan and Williams, Suzanne Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa (Heroes in Training #14)86 pgs. Aladdin, 2016. $16.99 Content: Language: G (0 swears); Mature Content: G Violence: G
The young Olympians have been sent to search for hairy snakes. Zeus is not very excited about it, he doesn’t like snakes. They meet a mortal named Perseus who gives mislead them. Luckily they have each other and quite a few magical objects. When they find the ‘hairy snakes’ will they be able to defeat this terrifying nemesis?
As a read-alone, this book #14 is impossible to understand, there are a ton of characters and references to past adventures. I have a couple of fourth graders who love this series. This is a fun read for Greek mythology fans, but everyone else would just be confused.

EL – OPTIONAL  Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.

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