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Orpheus in the Underworld: A TOON Graphic Yvan Pommaux

Orpheus in the Underworld: A TOON Graphic

Yvan Pommaux

Published
ISBN : 9781935179849
Hardcover
56 pages
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 About the Book 

Son of a muse, the young musician Orpheus has everything: talent, beauty, courage, love. Then, in a moment, everything is lost. His bride Eurydice is killed in a terrible accident on their wedding night. Armed only with his lyre, Orpheus enters theMoreSon of a muse, the young musician Orpheus has everything: talent, beauty, courage, love. Then, in a moment, everything is lost. His bride Eurydice is killed in a terrible accident on their wedding night. Armed only with his lyre, Orpheus enters the desolate Underworld, where no mortal has ever gone before. Hes determined to achieve the impossible—bring his wife back to life, restore their happiness, and ensure hes never in danger of losing her again. This gorgeous book retells the tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice in a way newly relatable to young readers. Through its epic illustrations and captivating, carefully researched text, it earns its place in the canon.Yvan Pommaux is a beloved childrens book author in France who is known for his detailed research and illustration style. In 1995, he was awarded the prestigious Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris. Three schools have been named after him as a testament to the joy and educational appeal of his work for children.