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Arachne Speaks

Arachne Speaks Orb weavers Weavers of tangled nets All eight legged ones Cast to the four winds my story s thread Arachne classical literature s most famous weaver exhorts her spider minions in this epic adaptation

  • Title: Arachne Speaks
  • Author: Kate Hovey Blair Drawson
  • ISBN: 9780689829017
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Orb weavers Weavers of tangled nets All eight legged ones Cast to the four winds my story s thread Arachne, classical literature s most famous weaver exhorts her spider minions in this epic adaptation of a famous Greek myth.The talented, rebellious teenage Arachne here tells her own story in unforgettable words She speaks of her impoverished childhood and lone Orb weavers Weavers of tangled nets All eight legged ones Cast to the four winds my story s thread Arachne, classical literature s most famous weaver exhorts her spider minions in this epic adaptation of a famous Greek myth.The talented, rebellious teenage Arachne here tells her own story in unforgettable words She speaks of her impoverished childhood and lonely, steadfast pursuit of excellence in a bold, passionate voice Her unshakable belief in herself and persistent questioning of divine authority lead to a dramatic confrontation with the goddess Athena, a fateful weaving contest, and an unexpected transformation.Poet Kate Hovey s lyrical verse and Blair Drawson s stunning artwork together create a timeless rendering of the ancient struggle between the headstrong Arachne and the powerful Athena.

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    1. Title: Arachne SpeaksAuthor: Kate HoveyIllustrator: Blair DrawsonGenre: MythTheme(s): Revenge, pride, authorityOpening line/sentence: Orb weavers! Brief Book Summary: Arachne, a skilled weaver, refuses to give Athena the honor that a goddess should have and weaves blasphemous pictures of the gods and goddesses. Arachne’s attitude upsets Athena who punishes Arachne. Arachne attempts to hang herself to stay free from Athena. However, Athena turns Arachne into a spider.Professional Recommendation [...]

    2. With a lyrical, rhyming narrative and expressive acrylic paintings for illustrations, this book is really fun to read aloud. The classic story from Greek mythology was very familiar to us, and we enjoyed this retelling.

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