Random House Books for Young Readers
On Sale: November 7, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
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Young Adult Fantasy | Childrens
OMG Classics, the greatest stories ever told…in texts.
Imagine: What if Mount Olympus got WiFi and the
gods and goddesses had smartphones? The classic Greek
myths get new life in irreverent and hilarious texts and
Zeus, a king of the gods always in search of a new bae.
A squad of goddesses who can’t resist stirring the pot.
And the selfie-obsessed heroes out for all the likes.
If you have trouble telling Perseus from Theseus
(#Greek2Me) or have ever wondered about Oedipus’s tragic
dating profile or why Medusa’s Instagram never got
traction—this satirical book of Greek myths retold for the
Internet age is for you!
tl;dr D’Aulaires’ and Homer’s Greek myths told through
characters texting with emojis, posting photos, checking
in at locations, and updating their relationship statuses.
The perfect gift for any reader—young or old—with a sense
A glossary and cast of characters are included for those
who need it. For example: tl;dr means too long; didn’t
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