We’re delighted to say that Icarus Was Ridiculous, written by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Thomas Flintham, and published in collaboration with The British Museum – is flying into bookshops today! This ninth instalment in the hilarious, award-winning Baby Aliens series features laugh-out-loud retellings of Greek myths and are a brilliant way for young readers to learn about Ancient Greece.
Izzy LOVES all the stories the Ancient Greeks told! She can’t wait to tell her friends about Icarus, who was a TOTAL NUMPTY, and the Trojan Horse, which ended a war and wasn’t even REAL! Pull up a plinth and enjoy all the DRAMA of the original Greek myths – now with even more SANDALS!
Here’s a preview of this RIDICULOUSLY funny new book:
We’ve also created some handy activity sheets which are ideal for schools, libraries, and bookshops – or just great fun for you to try at home! Can you uncover the mystery from these Icarus-themed symbols? Think you’ve got what it takes to draw your own Greek statue or write your own Greek myth? Click here to download the activities!
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