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10 Must-Have Greek Mythology Books for Kids

Young Zeus

The best introduction to Greek mythology with amazing illustrations and dialogue. Highly recommended for young readers!

Oh My Gods! (Mythlopedia): A Look-It-Up Guide to the Gods of Mythology

Mythlopedia is a series where the superstars of Greek myth meet the modern age–complete with profiles, headshots, and family trees; fascinating sidebars; and irreverent surprises, for readers ages 10-14.

Olympians Boxed Set: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Hades, Poseidon & Aphrodite

This sturdy boxed set includes paperback editions of the first six Olympians books by multiple New York Times–bestselling author/illustrator George O’Connor.

A Child’s Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures

This is a great book if you would like to introduce Greek mythology to young readers! Our kids started reading it when they were 7-8 years old.

Goddess Power: A Kids’ Book of Greek and Roman Mythology: 10 Empowering Tales of Legendary Women

The goddesses of classical mythology ruled the heavens, mingled with mortals, and overcame tremendous odds. Goddess Power: A Kids’ Book of Greek and Roman Mythology takes you on an extraordinary journey through the triumphs and tragedies of these remarkable women.

Greek Myths for Young Children (Stories for Young Children)

Our kids love this book. They both choose it every night for their stories. It’s an excellent introduction to Greek myths.

Treasury of Greek Mythology

Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters for children of 8 to 12 years old.

National Geographic Kids Everything Mythology

Begin Your Quest for Facts, Photos, and Fun Fit for Gods and Goddesses and learn everything you need to know about Greek Mythology. Great for kids from 8 up to 12 years old.

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths

In print for over fifty years, D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians

This is a pentalogy of adventure and fiction books written by Rick Riordan.

Kids Love Greece recommends Percy Jackson inspired tours to the ancient sites in Greece for families. Have a look at our Mythology Tours inspired by Percy Jackson!

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  • You might also be interested in our Greek Myth books, called “Early Myths”. We have three books to date: Odysseus, Perseus and Jason & the Golden Fleece. Perseus won a prize at the Moonbeam Children’s Awards at the end of last year.
    Our multimedia books are available on the iPad, iPhone, Kindle, and we also have versions as audiobooks and paperbacks.
    More details available on earlymyths.com


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