Stories of Greek Mythology
FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN AS READERS/READALOUDS
Aunt Charlotte’s Stories of Greek History for the Little Ones
by Charlotte Yonge (1876)
“In this little book the attempt has been to trace Greek history so as to be intelligible to young children: I have begun with a few of the Greek myths, which are absolutely necessary to the understanding of both history and art.”
Gods and Heroes, or, the Kingdom of Jupiter
by Robert Francillon (1894)
Told like a master storyteller. I really like this version as a readaloud.
Myths of Old Greece by Mara Pratt (1896)
Easy reader for a child to read to himself.
by Helen Beckwith (1896)
Very simply story reader a beginning reader can read on his own, after you've helped pronounce some names.
Stories of Greek Gods, Heroes and Men
by Caroline Harding (1897)
Created for Third and Fourth Grades.
Stories of Long Ago in a New Dress
by Grace Kupfer (1897)
“In this little book I have gathered together some of the most pleasing of the myths, and have told them in simple fairy-tale style.”
Stories of Old Greece
by Emma Firth (1894)
“These myths are meant to do for the little beginners what the study of literature does for older children. They are but beginnings for beginners.”
by Caroline Sherwin Bailey (1920)
'The best myths for boys and girls."
MORE SUITABLE FOR OLDER CHILDREN
A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys
by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1884)
by Charles Kingsley
'Greek fairy tales for my children'.
Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
by Josephine Peabody (1897)
Designed to serve as a complement to Hawthorne's Wonder-Book and Tanglewood Tales.
Stories from Greek Mythology
by James Wood (1867)
“...there is much in them calculated at once to purify and elevate both the intellect and the heart of the very best among us.”
Stories of Old Greece and Rome
by Emilie Baker (1913)
Includes both Roman and Greek gods.
Tales About Mythology of Greece and Rome
by Peter Parley
“That the rising generation may increase in knowledge, wisdom, virtue, and piety, is the earnest desire of their old friend, Peter Parley.”
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Golden Fleece, More Old Greek Stories
by James Baldwin (1905)
Wonder Tales from the Greek and Roman Myths
by Gladys Davidson (1920)
'In this book I have related some of the most interesting of these tales, in the hope that you may be led thus to read them later on in their original form in the beautiful poetry of these two great nations of the past--whose scholars, poets, dramatists, philosophers, mathematicians and sculptors are numbered among the greatest the world has ever known.'