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The boy lost in the maze / a story told in poems by Joseph Coelho ; illustrated by Kate Milner.

Coelho, Joseph, (author.). Milner, Kate (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9781536236415
  • ISBN: 1536236411
  • Physical Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published by Otter-Barry Books (UK) 2022."
Formatted Contents Note:
The oracle -- Theo -- The minotaur's story -- Theseus in Troezen: the first labor -- Theo -- The minotaur's story: a toddler -- Theseus and Sinis on the Isthmus -- Theo at Sinis solutions -- The minotaur's story: a boy -- Theseus and the demon pig -- Theo and the Croydon sow -- The minotaur's story: a teen -- Theseus and Sciron in Megara -- Theseus and Sciron the lawyer -- The minotaur's story: becoming a man -- Theseus and Cercyon: the wrestler king in Eleusis -- Theo and the wrestler -- Theseus and Procrustes: the bed-stretcher on the plains of Eleusis -- Theo and the bed-stretcher -- Theseus and the labyrinth -- Theo -- Theseus in Greek mythology.
Summary, etc.:
"This story is about two boys, separated by centuries, parted by myth, divided by reality. Two boys hoping to be men. Two boys severed from their fathers. Two boys searching a maze of manhood"--Back cover.
Target Audience Note:
12 and up.
Subject: Mythology > Fiction.
Minotaur (Greek mythological character) > Fiction.
Theseus, King of Athens > Fiction.
Novels in verse > Fiction.
Birthfathers > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Theseus, King of Athens > Fiction.
Minotaur (Greek mythology) > Fiction.
Birthfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Genre: Mythological fiction.
Novels in verse.

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


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