Atticus the Storyteller is determined to take part in the great Storytelling Festival near Troy. He leaves his family in Crete and sets off on a year-long journey round Greece with his donkey, Melissa; and wherever he goes he tells his favourite myths to anyone who'll listen. The 100 myths include all the favourites, such as the wanderings of Odysseus, the labours of Heracles, the stories of King Midas, Daedalus and Icarus, and Theseus and the Minotaur. Part three includes 42 stories and finishes Atticus' epic voyage.
Simon Russell Beale:Simon Russell Beale has starred on stage, screen and TV and has been described as one of the greatest stage actors of his generation. He has been in numerous roles for The Royal Shakespeare Company and has won the Lawrence Olivier Theatre Award 3 times. In 2003 he was appointed a CBE. In 2008 Simon made his debut as a television presenter, fronting the BBC Four series Sacred Music with Harry Christophers.
He has read numerous audiobooks including Orion's Don't Cook Cinderella by Francesca Simon.
©2002 Lucy Coats (P)2012 Orion Publishing Group
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"fantastic for kids keeping them engrossed"
fantastic for kids keeping them engrossed for hours on long journeys . bears repetition too, unlike most talking books. very well narrated . highly recommend this book . I enjoyed it too - an entertaining to fill in 5 he gaps in my knowledge of the Greek myths .
"Attic us the storyteller"
The narrator was fine, it met my expectations and there is no way you could improve except by this being a movie
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