Classic Starts®: The Iliad

By Homer (Author), Eric Freeberg (Illustrator), Kathleen Olmstead (Abridged by)

Series Classic Starts®


Pub Date 1/7/2014

ISBN 9781454906124

Format Hardcover



Classic Starts®: The Iliad

by Homer, Eric Freeberg, Kathleen Olmstead

This high interest/low vocabulary retelling of The Iliad introduces young readers to Homers thrilling epic tale. Set during the siege of Troy, and complete with duels, battles, larger-than-life characters like Achilles, and the famed Greek gods, The Iliad is truly the ultimate adventure story.


Academic consultant Dr. Arthur Pober has spent over 20 years in the areas of early childhood and gifted education. He has been the principal of one of the worlds oldest laboratory schools for gifted youngsters, Hunter College Elementary School, and was Director of Magnet Schools for the Gifted and Talented for over 25,000 youngsters in New York City.

Title Details

Pages 160 pages, 10 b-w illus.

Trim 5.37 x 7.5 x 0 Inches

Territories World

Category Classics

Age Range 7 to 9

Carton Quantity 52