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Olympians: Poseidon

Olympians: Poseidon

Earth Shaker

Olympians (Volume 5)

George O'Connor

First Second


In the fifth installment of the Olympians series of graphic novels, author/artist George O'Connor turns the spotlight on that most mysterious and misunderstood of the Greek gods, Poseidon: Earth Shaker. Thrill to such famous myths as Theseus and the Minotaur, Odysseus and Polyphemos, and the founding of Athens—and learn how the tempestuous Poseidon became the King of the Seas.

This title has Common Core connections.

YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

Praise for Olympians: Poseidon

“*This is a compelling page-turner for readers unfamiliar with the myths as well as for kids who love mythology but would like to see it brought to life in a new way.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“Not even halfway through the planned 13 volumes, and this series is already becoming an indispensable synthesis of Greek myth.” —Booklist

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George O'Connor

George O'Connor is the author of several picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Kapow!, Kersplash, and Sally and the Some-thing. His debut graphic novel, Journey into Mohawk Country, was published by First Second, as was Adam Rapp's Ball Peen Hammer, which O'Connor illustrated.

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art by George O'Connor

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