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The Sailor Snatchers
Author: Lucy Coats

ISBN: 9781444000764
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 79
Published: 5 August 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.2 x 1.2
A year of stories comes to its triumphant conclusion with the 12th volume of ancient Greek myths retold and illustrated for a new generation.

Meet the ghosts who prophesy 'great danger and great trouble', and those death singers - the Sirens - whose irresistible singing has lured so many sailors to their deaths.

But perhaps the worst of all are Scylla - with six bright green heads, each on a long, snaky head, to crunch luckless sailors alive - and Charybdis, the blubbery monster that sucks entire ships to the ocean floor.

But it's not all doom and gloom.

About the Author

Lucy Coats read English and Ancient History at Edinburgh University, then worked in children's publishing and now writes full-time. She is widely respected for her lively retellings of myths and has also published a children's novel. Collect all of her 12-book series Greek Beasts and Heroes.

About the Illustrator

Anthony Lewis is a highly-acclaimed illustrator, whose most recent collaboration with Lucy Coats...

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