Early Myths: Greek Myth Books for Kids

story, imagination, exploration

New book now available- Persephone

With special Foreword by writer, actor, comedian and director, Stephen Fry! Buy Now

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Early Myths: Award Winning Greek Myth Books for Kids
Early Myths is a series of beautifully illustrated picture books telling the stories of Greek heroes. We have brought the Greek myths to life for young children, still holding on to the oldest ingredients from the past.

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Our books are beautifully crafted tales, telling the oldest stories from 2,500 years ago. Each book follows one of our heroes on their adventures and is told in an accessible and educational manner. Every image created by our artist is based on an ancient work of art or sourced from early classical literature.

Book Awards: 7 Books, 16 Awards

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We also have copies available for media and reviewers- drop us an email to request a copy!

About Our Books

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NEW - Book 7: Persephone
With a special foreword by author, actor and comedian, Stephen Fry
Persephone is the daughter of the goddess of nature, Demeter who grows up in the forests of Greece, only to be whisked away by Hades, the love-struck god of the Underworld. Demeter roams across the earth in search of her daughter and a solution must be found- should Persephone return to her old life or can there be a balance between the world above and Persephone’s new role below? Buy Now

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6: Theseus
Theseus is the story of a young hero who must overcome obstacles to meet his father, then sail away to take on the legendary Minotaur. But these are only the start of his troubles, as he returns back to his home and a new role: Buy Now

5: Herakles
Herakles tells the tale of one of the strongest heroes who takes on twelve great Labours, battling with monsters, controlling rivers, wrestling with lions, visiting the Underworld and challenging the warrior Amazons: Buy Now

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4: Atalanta
Atalanta is the story of a young hero who refuses to accept convention. She takes on and beats the greatest of the heroes, but falls in love with a man who sees her as an equal. Atalanta is a tale of adventure, challenges, magic and love: Buy Now

3: Odysseus
Our tale of the hero who reluctantly departs from home and meets creatures, witches, gods and nymphs on his adventures across the seas. Victorious at the great Trojan War, Odysseus overcomes the odds to make it home, driven on by the hope that he will see his wife and son once again: Buy Now

2: Jason and the Golden Fleece
Read about the young man who challenges a king to win back the throne for his family. Jason gathers the greatest heroes together and sets sail to win the legendary golden fleece. Along the way he faces the dangerous Harpies, fire-breathing bulls and a bronze giant: Buy Now

1: Perseus
Perseus is a tale of the young Greek hero and his adventures. He is banished from his home and takes on an amazing journey to the far edges of the world, to confront the Gorgon Medusa. Along the way Perseus battles with a sea-monster, rescues the princess Andromeda and returns to meet the old king who doubted that he would ever become a hero: Buy Now