King Midas is rich but very greedy. He wishes for everything he touches to turn to gold! But when his wish is granted, perhaps this gift is not as wonderful as it first appears... A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite Greek myth. Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 2 stories are told in short chapters, with under 1000 words.
This is Book 1 in the Must Know Stories: Level 2 Series. See all Must Know Stories: Level 2 books here.
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Julia Jarman was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer of children's books. Her first book was a story she used to tell her children at bedtime, When Poppy Ran Away. Julia's Jessame stories, also for younger readers, have enjoyed years of success. Her older fictiion centres on historical time-slip fiction which links in with National Curriculum HMore about Julia Jarman
Fairytale writer, Evelyn Foster, has a First in English Literature and a masters degree in drama. She works as author, actor and storyteller specialising in folklore and fairytale. She has run myth workshops at the British Museum: including spooky sleep-overs next to the Egyptian mummies! She has played Shakespearean and Restoration heroines... and quite a lMore about Claudia Venturini