Follow Odysseus on his remarkable journey home, and find out whether he and his crew will survive the perils of the cyclops, Poseidon's revenge, the bewitching sirens, Scylla, and the deadly whirlpool, the cruel heat and a dramatic shipwreck. Finally, will Penelope, his long-lost wife be waiting for him?
Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.
Text type: A traditional tale from another culture
Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends