W. T. Mars
1) The Odyssey
"When Robert Fagles' translation of the Iliad was published in 1990, critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece." "Now Robert Fagles presents us with the Odyssey, Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem, recounting the arduous wanderings of Odysseus during his ten-year voyage home to Ithaca, after the Trojan War. If the Iliad is the world's greatest war story, then the Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey...
In Colonial America, the Johnson family are captured by Indians & forced on a long trek. In August 1754, on the brink of the French and Indian War, James Johnson, his wife Susanna, and their children were captured in an Indian raid on Charlestown, New Hampshire. Retelling of story as it might have happened.
40 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 23 cm
Traces the life cycle of a female horseshoe crab, one of a species that has lived on earth for more than 300 million years.