Isis & Osiris
To the Ends of the Earth [An Egyptian Myth]
From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends
Osiris is the greatest king and god of the Land of the Nile. He is a generous ruler, and the people love and worship him—along with his wife and queen, the goddess Isis. But Osiris’s jealous brother Set has a terrible plan to get rid of Osiris forever and take his place on the Egyptian throne. Will Egypt suffer under an evil tyrant? Or can Isis use her magic and her love to save Osiris and conquer Set?
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Graphic Novels, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.1|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.3|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||107489|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Maps, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
“Colorful and fast moving, with bright illustrations and comic-book action pages.” —Booklist
Library Media Connection
“This is a good series to introduce a variety of stories to young readers who are interested in folklore, fairy tales, and mythology.” —Library Media Connection
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“This glossy comic-book-style entry is visually arresting and appealingly quick, making for an accessible introduction to an Egyptian unit. . . Witt’s pencil and ink drawings are vividly colored, creating a bright, rich desert-scape and reinforcing the emotionally taut lives of the characters.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Author: Jeff Limke
Jeff Limke was born and raised in the wilds of North Dakota. He has spent many a year teaching stories and writing. Jeff now teaches less and tries to write more, which sometimes happens.
Illustrator: David Witt
David Witt is an artist living and working in Saint Paul, Minnesota. His work as a poster artist has been published in the Art of Modern Rock by Paul Grushkin and Dennis King, and Gig Posters by Clayton Hayes. He has done menu screen art for Guitar Hero II, as well as creating numerous T-shirt designs and album art for bands around the world. He continues to work freelance and also finds time to paint and participate in art shows around the country. In the summer he spends most of his time in his garden. His work at Lerner includes Isis and Osiris, The Hero Twins, Nightmare on Zombie Island, Captured by Pirates, and Attack of the Mutant Meteors.
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Graphic Myths and Legends
Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group’s Graphic Universe imprint. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and artists―who also work for publishers such as DC and Marvel―using traditional drawings, coloring, and… View available downloads →