Psyche & Eros

The Lady and the Monster [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

In ancient Greece, a princess rises to a challenge: Psyche lives in the comfort of her parents’ wealthy kingdom. But when her beauty draws the jealous anger of the powerful goddess Aphrodite, Psyche finds herself in great danger. She is taken away to an isolated mountain to marry a monster. Will Psyche find love after all with her mysterious new husband? Or will she fall prey to Aphrodite’s revenge?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76134-648-7
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Graphic Novels, Nonfiction
Copyright 2009
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2008-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.5
Reading Counts! Points 3.0
BISACS JNF052030, JNF062000
Dewey 741.5'973
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.375 x 9.25
Lexile 450
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 123295
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Original artwork, Pronunciation guide, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Illustrator: Ron Randall

Ron Randall has drawn comics for every major comic publisher in the United States, including Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse. His Myths and Legends work includes Thor & Loki: In the Land of Giants and Amaterasu: Return of the Sun. He has also worked on super hero comics such as Justice League and Spiderman; science fiction titles such as Star Wars and Star Trek; fantasy adventure titles such as DragonLance and Warlord; suspense and horror titles including SwampThing, Predator, and Venom; and his own creation, Trekker. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Author: Marie P. Croall

Marie P. Croall lives in Cary, North Carolina. She has written for Marvel, DC Comics, Moonstone Books, Devils Due, and Harris Comics, and has completed a self-published graphic novel and a short film. Marie has spent much of her life reading fables and legends, and enjoys discovering new things about different cultures.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

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 →