January 2019 Children's booklist - Epic Tales (myths and legends)

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Epic Tales

This month we are thinking about our modern retellings of myths and legends.

We have picked some of the best books to help get children and young people interested or inspired in these classical stories. We have selected six Epic Tales for young people (aged 12+) which is on our Reading Hack resource page.

You can find out more about some of our picks on the Summer Reading Challenge news page.

There is also a Chatterbooks pack based upon this booklist.

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