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9997489209
Author:
Allena Best
Publisher:
Prentice Hall (June 1933)
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Best of all, she soars from cliffs wearing the glider-wings her father builds in. .This book was ahead of its time by having the main character be a strong minded young girl.

Best of all, she soars from cliffs wearing the glider-wings her father builds in secret, safe from the prying eyes of their neighbors, who think flying is sorcery. When Princess Ariadne seeks Inas's help to hatch a plan Inas leaps at adventure. Set in ancient Crete, The Winged Girl of Knossos starts out with a thrilling scene in which our heroine, Inas, goes deep sea diving for sponges - just for the fun of it, not because she needs the work - and the action doesn't let up from there.

Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Erick Berry was the pen name of Allena Champlin (1892-1974), an award-winning author and illustrator. She was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, studied art in Paris, and spent time in Africa. She wrote nonfiction about life in Africa as well as historical fiction. She was married to author Herbert Best and illustrated many of his books in addition to her own. Betsy Bird is Evanston Public Library's Collection Development Manager. She has served on the Newbery Award committee and written for The Horn Book.

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Winged Girl of Knossos is a children's historical novel by Erick Berry. Set in Bronze Age Crete, it is based on Greek mythology, Cretan history, and archaeological findings. The central character is Inas, the daughter of the inventor Daidalos. The novel, illustrated by the author, was first published in 1933 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1934.

Not only is The Winged Girl of Knossos a riveting adventure story and a.

Not only is The Winged Girl of Knossos a riveting adventure story and a moving tale of love and friendship; it is also filled with fascinating historical detail about this lost period of Greek history. For readers who have already developed a love of Greek mythology through series such as the Percy Jackson books, this new offering offers fascinating insight into the civilizations of ancient Crete and the Minoan people. It is a fascinating and enjoyable read.

The Winged Girl of Knossos (Paul Dry Books), which retells the story of Icarus and Theseus with a feminist twist, was originally published in 1933 and received a Newbery Honor in 1934. Not only is The Winged Girl of Knossos a riveting adventure story and a moving tale of love and friendship; it is also filled with detail about Greek history.

Winged Girl of Knossos is a children's historical novel by Erick Berry

Winged Girl of Knossos is a children's historical novel by Erick Berry. The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization. Books selected are widely carried by bookstores and libraries, the authors are interviewed on television, and masters and doctoral theses are written on them.

Not only is The Winged Girl of Knossos a riveting adventure story and a moving tale of love and friendship; it is also filled with . Betsy Bird is Evanston Public Library’s Collection Development Manager.

When push comes to shove, Katniss Everdeen has nothing on Inas, daughter of Daidalos. -Betsy Bird Inas leaps at adventure. She dives to the bottom of the Aegean Sea to harvest sponges and somersaults over charging bulls in front of thousands of people

When push comes to shove, Katniss Everdeen has nothing on Inas, daughter of Daidalos. She dives to the bottom of the Aegean Sea to harvest sponges and somersaults over charging bulls in front of thousands of people. Best of all, she soars from cliffs wearing the glider-wings her father builds in secret, safe from the prying eyes of their neighbors, who think flying is sorcery.

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